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6627 Aerospace Rd., APG North
Bldg. 2184
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Click here for the latest Maryland Guide to Hunting & Trapping (MD Seasons)

How to Purchase an APG Hunting Permit (starting Aug 10)
Applications can be completed via:

  • Email, allow 24 hours turnaround time.
  • Phone (410-278-5789 / 2134), Mon-Fri from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Allow 24 hours turnaround time.
  • Drive-up Appointments. Appointments can be made for in-person drive-up service on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. No walk-ups.

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

APG Hunting Permit Pricing

  • NEW - Hunting Permit Fee: $75
  • Youth & Observers: $10
  • Seniors: 10% Discount

Hunting Permit Registration
Approved ID Cards per APG Hunting
Firearm Registration Form
Hunting Contractor Form (HICs only)
Hunting FAQs

APG Hunting Regulations
APG Hunting Guidelines

Sep 3, 2019 - Hunting Program Meeting (PowerPoint slides)

Maryland DNR Hunter Education Class

2020-21 APG Deer Hunting Seasons


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 (maximum of 10) participants to have the class. To register, call or email ODR and provide your name, phone number, and email.

HIC Hunting Classes/Tours: Aug 15, Oct 17, Dec 12, 2020, and Apr 17, 2021 - Outdoors at the Hunting Management Facility (Bldg 6107) at  11 a.m.

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

How to use APG's HuntTrac WebTrac system: 
HuntTrac WebTrac Instructions 
Huntrac WebTrac Website

Archery and Shotgun Proficiency Qualifications
By appointment only, Contact ODR at: 410-278-4124 for appointment.

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

Hunting Volunteer Registration Info