Patapsco Valley State Park has 17 hunting areas located in Baltimore, Carroll, and
Click here for a map of all areas.
Click on the links below for geopdfs of individual areas (not all areas have completed geopdfs).
Patapsco Valley State Park is open for deer hunting only. Permits are required (see
below). Be sure to consult your Maryland Guide to Hunting and Trapping for season dates and bag limits. The dates and days of the week hunting areas are open may vary. Consult the regulations packet that accompanied your Central Region Public Hunting Permit for detailed regulations.
All areas are open for archery deer hunting only except Areas 9, 10, 11, and 17 which also allow the use of muzzleloaders during the deer muzzleloader and firearms seasons.
A Central Region Public Hunting Permit is required and may be obtained online or through the mail from the Gwynnbrook Wildlife Office. A $35 Managed Hunt Permit is also required and available online through COMPASS or anywhere Maryland hunting licenses are sold.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)