Hunting Opportunities

  • Maryland Hunting Permit Required
  • Daily Reservations are required, which are issued by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources by calling 301-743-5161
  • No Sunday hunting.
  • For additional information on hunting opportunities, please contact the Myrtle Grove WMA office at 301-743-5161

Flag Ponds Nature Park

  • Daily permits are issued by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • Vertical Bow and Crossbow hunting only.
  • A maximum of five hunters per day are permitted.
  • The hunting is restricted to the north section of the park, between Woodland Branch and the cliff line (North Ridge Trail).
  • Hunters  park in the designated parking areas outside the gates. Parked vehicles must have a copy of a valid State Permit and Daily Reservation visible on the dashboard.
  • The opening date is the Monday before the late deer muzzleloader season.
  • 2018-2019 Deer Hunting Season Dates
    • Dec. 10–Dec. 31, 2018
    • Jan. 1–Jan. 31, 2019
    • Daily, except Sundays
  • No Sunday hunting; All other MD DNR hunting regulations apply.
  • Map of the Property with Hunting & Safety Zones 
  • More about Flag Ponds Nature Park

Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm

  • Daily permits are issued by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • A maximum of six hunters per day are permitted>
  • Safety Zones are marked around the entrance drive area and along the Forest Loop Trail
  • Hunters  park in the designated parking areas outside the gates on the entrance drive. NO PARKING in the equestrian area. Parked vehicles must have a copy of a valid State Permit and Daily Reservation visible on the dashboard.
  • 2018-2019 Deer Hunting Season Dates
    • Monday-Friday hunting from Sep. 7-Jan. 31.
    • Saturday hunting is allowed starting Dec. 1.
    • No Sunday Hunting
  • All other MD DNR hunting regulations apply.
  • Map of the Property with Hunting & Safety Zones 
  • More about Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm

Other Hunting Opportunities in Calvert County

Visit the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Southern Maryland Region web page for additional information.

Permit information: Wildlife & Heritage Service, 5625 Myrtle Grove Rd., La Plata, MD 20646, 301-743-5161


Landowners Liability: Public recreation on private land.

Title 5, Subtitle 11 of the Natural Resources Article of the Maryland Annotated Code

“The purpose of this subtitle is to encourage any owner of land to make land, water, and airspace above the land and water areas available to the public for any recreational and educational purpose by limiting the owner’s liability toward any person who enters on land, water, and airspace above the land and water areas for these purposes.”

Maryland Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin  357 (pdf)