Hunting at West Point
- Hunter Education Courses
The statewide regular spring turkey hunting season is set from May 1-31, and youth (age 12-15) turkey hunting weekend on April 25-26. In class Hunter Education Courses are closed state-wide due to the pandemic, as well as Round Pond Recreation Area's scheduled class for April 26th.
The online course will be offered from April 15 to June 30th and can be taken by anyone ages 11 and older and can be completed from a computer, tablet, or smart phone at any time. A hunter must be at least 12yrs, though, to buy a license. Students who complete the online course and virtual field day and pass the final exam, will receive their hunter education certificate and can purchase a hunting license.
The cost of the course is $19.95 and can be found at https://www.hunter-ed.com/newyork/
Here is an opportunity for our Military, DOD and local patrons to get educated!
- Points of Contact
NATURAL RESOURCES BRANCH DPW:
Wildlife management operations, game species population status on the reservation, questions on New York hunting and trapping regulations. +1 (845)938-3857
OUTDOOR RECREATION DIVISION, MWR:
West Point hunting and guest passes, NY hunting licenses, area maps, West Point hunting regulations (West Point Regulation 215-5). +1 (845)938-2503
Access to reservation for hunting, fishing, and trapping. +1 (845)938-3930
Law enforcement. +1 (845)938-3333
New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation Regional Office, New Paltz, NY
Natural Resources is taking over all hunting and fishing sales and MWR is only assisting with registering new accounts on the ISportman webpage itself and relaying general information to our customers. We are no longer issuing permits.