Accessible Hunting in Nevada

This section contains information about accessible hunting in Wildlife Management Areas, hunting blinds, hunting programs that geared for disabled, Special hunting permits for disabled – Muzzleloader visual disability permit, crossbow, longbow, wheelchair OHV exceptions, archery programs and competitions with disabled and other hunting accessibility resources.

Disabled Hunting Permits & Licenses

First time applicants apply at NDOW offices only, documentation requirements apply.

Hunting Sites

The State Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) supervisors have a case by case reasonable accommodations process for the disabled.

Western Nevada

  • Toulon at Humboldt WMA (near Lovelock, NV) – has a viewing platform and ADA bathrooms.

Southern Nevada

  • Overton WMA currently has three ADA blinds. All are well camouflaged and can be used for wildlife viewing and hunting. Most have concrete approach aprons for ease of access. Travel to the ADA blinds is usually accessible by vehicle. (See photo of ADA blinds below.

    Dirt roads at Overton WMA are closed during the waterfowl season, however, the WMA manager for the Department has a reasonable accommodation process for the disabled.


ADA hunting blinds at Overton WMA

Shooting Locations

  • Shooting Range Directory
  • The Clark County Shooting Complex caters to differently abled individuals for shooting sports as well as the Overton Wildlife Management Area caters to waterfowl hunters in southern Nevada.

Resources

  • Nevada Outdoorsmen in Wheelchairs was started in 2008 in order to provide hunting and outdoor experiences to individuals whose disabilities confine them to a wheelchair.
  • Wounded Warriors in Action Foundation Inc. (WWIA) serves our Nation’s combat wounded Purple Heart recipients by providing world-class outdoor sporting activities as a means to recognize and honor their sacrifice, encourage independence and connections with communities, and promote healing and wellness through camaraderie and a shared passion for the outdoors.
  • D Hunting Mag