Since 2010, the City of Parkersburg hosts the annual Urban Deer Hunt each autumn in the Johnson T. Janes Park. The hunt is archery only. The season and bag limit will be consistent with and published in the Urban Deer Hunting section of the WV DNR’s 2015-16 hunting regulations. Currently, thirty permits are issued on a first come basis. Questions pertaining to the hunt should be directed to the City of Parkersburg Public Works Department, at 304.424.8559 or email

Urban Hunt Ordinance