You can enjoy many outdoor activities in Iowa. Some require education, registration, or licensing.
Hunting seasons are set by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) by type of animal. The DNR also sets the bag limits.
Hunter Education is a mandatory course required to be completed before you can buy an Iowa Hunting license. This applies to anyone born after January 1, 1972.
Plan a camping trip to experience Iowa's natural beauty and all the fun our state parks offer.
Iowa State Parks, Reservations, and Forests offer over 4,400 overnight campsites.
An Iowa recreational fishing or hunting license must be with you when you are fishing or hunting. If you lose your license follow the replacement instructions.
It is easy to use the Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) online site or mobile app to buy and print a hunting or fishing license or permit.