Bldg 2184, APG North
6627 Aerospace Road

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Outdoor Recreation Service Center Hours of Operation

After-Hours Emergency Phoneline: +1 (443) 910-6259

NOTE: Currently ODR only has one phone line. Please leave a message and we will get back to you ASAP. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Click here for the latest Maryland Guide to Hunting & Trapping (MD Seasons)

Where to Purchase an APG Hunting Permit
Starting Aug 1, 2019. Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Outdoor Recreation Service Center, Bldg 2184

Who is Eligible to Hunt on Aberdeen Proving Ground?
Click here for Table 7-1 of the MWR Patronage Authorizations

Hunting Permit Registration
APG Hunting Permit Pricing
APG Hunting Permit Purchase Checklist - everything you need to bring when coming to purchase a permit.
Firearm Registration Form
Hunting Contractor Form
Hunting FAQs

APG Hunting Regulations
APGR200-6 Complete Document 
APGR200-6 Major Changes

Maryland DNR Hunter Education Class

2019-20 Deer Hunting Season

Hunting Season to be announced.

2019-20 Upland Hunting Season

Hunting Season to be announced.

2019-20 Waterfowl Hunting Season

Hunting Season to be announced.

2019-20 Turkey Hunting Season

Hunting Season to be announced.

2019-20 Youth Hunting Season

Hunting Season to be announced.


Hunter-In-Charge (HIC)
All hunters at APG are required to hunt with at least 1 other person. Under no circumstance will hunters be in the field alone. In addition, there will be at least 1 person who has a Hunter-In-Charge status in each hunting party.

To obtain Hunter-In-Charge status you must first fall under one of the categories for MWR Patronage. Click here for Table 7-1 of the MWR Patronage Authorizations

You must also meet the following requirements:

  1. Proof of hunting 8 times at APG by either accompanying another Hunter-In-Charge or signing up to hunt on an MWR escorted hunt.

  2. Attend the MWR hunting tour/class, which is offered once a month (depending on number of requests)

  3. Completed Hunter-In-Charge Application Form

We must have a minimum of 5 participants to have the class. To register, call or email ODR and provide your name, phone number, and email.

HIC Hunting Class & Tour: Aug 14 at Hunting Management Facility (Bldg 6107) at 5 p.m.

In order to obtain an area to hunt, you must use Hunt Trac. You must be a HIC to use Hunt Trac.

How to use APG's Hunt Trac system: Hunt Trac Instructions 
Codes for Archery Areas 
Form 1249 – To be used for all Blind Draw/Hard Card Submissions.(Area 12, 335,376. Must also be placed in windshield when hunting and returned to the deer shack at the end of your hunt.

Archery and Shotgun Proficiency Qualifications

  • Aberdeen: Location: Hunting Management Facility (Bldg 6107). Beginning Aug 3 on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Edgewood: Location: Skeet & Trap Range (Bldg 4737). Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 to 7 p.m. (between rounds).

Volunteers Are Needed
Volunteers needed for area marking, facility operations, qualifications, etc. Contact us for information.

Hunting Volunteer Registration Info