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Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge 2016 - 2017

Welcome to the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Permit website. Hunting opportunities are currently available on the Ninigret and Block Island National Wildlife Refuges. Please be sure to read refuge regulations and follow the permitting process before hunting on any National Wildlife Refuges.

Please respect and observe refuge regulations, boundaries and safety zones. A lack of responsibility on your part could result in a reduction or closure of refuge hunting opportunities in the future.

Block Island Application:
Block Island Hunt Lottery Application

Ninigret Applications:
Applications may be completed online at Ninigret Permits.

For additional information, please contact us at:
Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex
50 Bend Road
Charlestown, RI 02813

In addition to refuge-specific regulations, all State of Rhode Island hunting regulations apply. The refuge's rules and regulations can be obtained by reviewing this year's Block Island Hunt Brochure.

Applications for the firearms hunt are processed by Kinsail Corporation. A non-refundable $5.00 fee will be charged per hunter to process each application. Hunters can now apply on-line and pay by credit card (7 days a week, 24 hours a day) at: Hunters also have the option of filling out a paper copy of the application and mailing it to: Rhode Island NWR Complex, c/o Kinsail Corporation, Attn: Lottery Processing, P.O. Box 1092, McLean, VA 22101.

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Please click one of the links above to start an application or permit process and return to the bottom of the page.