Hunting at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Nevada. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).
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Restrictions and Prohibited Activities No hunting animals allowed in or over any springs or stream channels, except for incidental entry to retrieve game. No carcasses or offal in trash cans. No predator hunting. No shooting from or across maintained refuge roads. Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 26 species of plants and animals that exist nowhere else on earth. The refuge was established and is managed to protect threatened and endangered plants, animals and their habitats. The information in this pamphlet supports the refuge management plan. Fishing, off highway vehicles (OHVs), horseback riding, and collecting of antiquities, artifacts, plants, wildlife, or other natural objects is not allowed. No fires, fireworks, or smoking outside vehicles or outside designated smoking areas. No use or possession of alcoholic beverages while hunting. No overnight parking or camping. Private Property and Multiple Uses Visitors, staff, and private landowners are always present on the refuge and will not be wearing orange safety vests. Always use caution! Do not enter private lands or restricted areas for any reason. Vehicle Use and Refuge Roads Vehicles must be street legal and stay on public roads. Speed limit is 25 mph if not posted. Refuge staff is not allowed to remove or service vehicles. Contact local towing services for assistance. Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge 610 E. Spring Meadows Road Amargosa Valley, NV 89020 775/372 5435 www.fws.gov/refuge/ash_meadows Refuge Open Daily: Sunrise to Sunset Visitor Center Open Daily: 9:00am–4:30pm (Spring-Fall) 8:30am-4:00pm (Winter) *Winter hours begin when Daylight Savings Time ends U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service www.fws.gov Nevada Department of Wildlife www.ndow.org August 2018 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Hunting Longstreet Rd Crystal Loop Warm Springs Complex CLOSED Marsh Parking Private Property Information Kiosk West Entrance Kiosk Visitor Center Horseshoe Marsh Crystal Reservoir Lower Crystal Marsh Point of Rocks Rd Ash Meadows Rd Waterfowl hunting is allowed only at Crystal Reservoir, Peterson Reservoir, Horseshoe Marsh, and Lower Crystal Marsh. Decoys may be used but cannot be left overnight. Non-motorized and electric motor boats and float tubes are allowed only in Crystal Reservoir and Peterson Reservoir and must be thoroughly cleaned prior to entry. Dogs may be used to retrieve waterfowl, but must be under voicecommand at all times and leashed when not hunting. 0 Miles 0 Kilometers Foot Traffic Only Boardwalk Devils Hole Spring Meadows Rd Hunting dogs Restroom To Crystal Spring Meadows Rd Hunters are responsible for picking up litter, including discharged shells. Boats Reservoir * 500 foot no-hunting buffer around all boardwalks No hunting over or in springs To All firearms must be unloaded and dismantled or cased while in vehicles. Waterfowl hunting Visitor Center Hol e Rd Peterson Reservoir Shotguns are the only firearms permitted and must be used in regulation with state hunt program. Only non-toxic shot may be possessed by hunters in the field. No Hunting Zone* Refuge Boundary Paved road Unpaved road Peterson Rd Firearms and ammunition National Wildlife Refuge Longstreet Boardwalk During the appropriate season, as outlined in Nevada hunt guide, hunting for the following is allowed: quail, geese, ducks, coots, moorhen, snipe, dove, cottontail and jackrabbits. Hunting of jackrabbits is permitted only during the state cottontail season. Hunting is allowed daily according to the state and refuge hunt regulations except for when the refuge is closed to hunting one week prior to the the annual Christmas Bird Count. Visit the website or contact the refuge for the exact dates. Ash Meadows Rogers Spring v il s Season and approved species Hunters must adhere to all state hunt regulations for the current year, except where federal regulations differ to protect visitors, staff or natural resources. Hunters must follow state regulations in regards to time of day that hunting may commence and must stop. De Hunting Regulations 2 2 To Vi Death Valley Bell sta Rd Junction South Entrance Kiosk To Pahrump Point of Rocks Boardwalk