Areas Closed to Hunting

In accordance with NAC 504.340, several areas are closed to all hunting activities. It's essential to be aware of these restrictions, as they are in place to protect wildlife and ensure the safety of the public. Here's a breakdown of the closed areas:

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

  • Within a 1-mile radius of Overton Landing, Willow Beach, Rogers Spring, the area for cabins at Stewart’s Point, Echo Bay, Eldorado Canyon, Cottonwood Cove, and the petroglyphs of Grapevine Canyon.
  • The Lower or Boulder Basin, including all of the area from Hoover Dam to a line running north and south near the peninsula between Hamblin Bay and Rotary Cove. Specific townships and sections are included within this closed area.

Lake Mohave

  • A 1/2-mile strip parallel to the west shoreline of Lake Mohave from Hoover Dam south to a point 2 miles south of the campground at Willow Beach.
  • The area of land extending 1/2 mile west of the water elevation of Lake Mohave and the Colorado River between the southern boundary of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and the crossing of those cables of the power line located approximately 5 1/4 miles north of Davis Dam.

Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge

  • All portions in Churchill County south of Division Road, with the exception that trapping is allowed to the extent authorized.

Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge

  • Hunting is allowed in designated areas of the refuge in Elko and White Pine Counties, following regulations.
  • Trapping is allowed within certain limits as authorized.

Death Valley National Park

  • The entirety of Death Valley National Park is closed to hunting.

Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

  • Hunting is authorized on designated areas of the refuge following specific regulations.

Great Basin National Park

  • The entire Great Basin National Park is closed to hunting.

Nellis Air Force Range, Nevada Test and Training Range, Desert National Wildlife Refuge

  • With some exceptions, hunting is generally prohibited in these areas, except for the hunting of bighorn sheep in certain described portions of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, as authorized by the Board of Wildlife Commissioners.

Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge

  • Hunting is allowed in designated areas of the refuge, subject to specific regulations.

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

  • Hunting is permitted on designated areas of the refuge, following specific regulations.

Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and there may be additional hunting closures based on federal, state, and local regulations. For precise and up-to-date information on hunting closures in specific areas, it is advisable to contact the appropriate tribe or land management agency.

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