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 hunting regulations. A limited number of permits are issued. Questions pertaining to the hunt should be directed to the City of Parkersburg Public Works Department, Kelsey Snyder at 304-424-8568 or email

Urban Hunt Ordinance
Urban Hunt Regulations 2020 Final
2020 Urban Archery Hunt Application_
urban hunt private land