Controlled Hunting Preserves

The NC Wildlife Resources Commission established regulations for operation of Controlled Hunting Preserves to provide for additional outdoor recreation over that available through hunting of wild birds and foxes.

Controlled Hunting Preserves are of two types:

  1. An area on which only domestically raised game birds other than wild turkeys are taken.
  2. An area enclosed with a dog-proof fence on which foxes may be hunted with dogs only.


The following lists include Controlled Hunting Preserves currently licensed to operate in North Carolina.



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