State Refuges With Restrictions
Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge

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Units: 14C

Area Description: Unit 14 - The Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge (formerly the Potter Point State Game Refuge) in Unit 14(C), described in AS 16.20.031 Download the KML file

Restrictions: A. The area is open to small game hunting with shotguns, bow and arrow, crossbow, and falconry only, and deleterious exotic wildlife hunting with bow and arrow, falconry, and air rifles with rifled barrels only, except for that portion between the Alaska Railroad and the Old Seward Highway;
B. is closed to the use of motorized vehicles;
C. closed to the discharge of all firearms except that shotguns may be used in those areas open to hunting north and west of a line extending south from the radio tower located at the Kincaid Park motorcross area and south and east of a line extending from an ADF&G regulatory marker at the point where Furrow Creek enters the refuge through a second ADF&G regulatory marker west of Furrow Creek from September 1 through March 31; before hunting, a person wishing to hunt with a shotgun, air rifle with a rifled barrel, bow and arrow, or crossbow must complete a certified hunter safety course and must register annually with the department; a person convicted of a hunting violation in one year is not eligible to register to hunt in the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge the following year; a hunter using a shotgun shall present in the field, upon request, the registration permit; in addition, a person may not intentionally distribute bread scraps, cereal grains, corn, or other waterfowl foods, or otherwise feed waterfowl or other wildlife, except for authorized management purposes.

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