This system is used for making reservations on specific properties for big game hunting. Some properties listed may
also offer small game, waterfowl or turkey hunting - reservation information for these species can be found on the
small game/waterfowl reservation page.
How to Make a Reservation
Properties and Maps
Rules and Reminders
Hunters can make reservations online or by phone at 1-800-244-5613. Reservations must be made for ALL properties that require them.
Reservations are available 45 days in advance of the hunting season and are not impacted by most holidays.
Big Game Hunting Brochure
Recreational Lands Brochure
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RESERVE ONLINE OR BY PHONE: Hunters can make reservations online at CPWshop.com or by phone at 1-800-244-5613, starting at
9 a.m.. Reservations must be made for ALL properties that require them.
When making a reservation online, it is suggested hunters FIRST log into their online account and THEN search for the property and site they are interested in.
Reservations are available 45 days in advance of the hunting season (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) and are not impacted by holidays with the exception of Christmas. Please note that from 8 p.m. 12/24 to 4 a.m. 12/26 hunting reservations can ONLY be made ONLINE. The phone line will be closed during that time frame prohibiting hunting reservations by phone. Please plan accordingly.
Your CID number (Customer Identification Number) that is on your hunting license.
You must already possess the current year hunting license for the kind of reservation you are making.
A list of properties and areas you are interested in reserving.
Know what type of hunting is allowed and during which dates
Carefully read the regulation of your property to understand what is or isn’t allowed. Please check the regulations to make sure you are in compliance.
step-by-step guide on how-to make a hunting reservation online using the new system.
Specific rules can vary by property.
To make a reservation you must have your CID and possess the appropriate license for the species you want to hunt.
Reservations are free, but not transferable.
Using the reservations system, hunters are limited to a maximum of one reservation per hunting season.
The individual named on the reservation must be a licensed hunter and hunt the area and date specified on the reservation.
Be sure you have a valid license for GMU and species for the property you wish to make a reservation to hunt!
For your convenience, important CPW phone numbers are listed on the back of your green license. Shooting hours are strictly enforced.