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Accessible wildlife for people with disabilities

The Division of Wildlife Resources supports citizens with disabilities.

We encourage people with disabilities to take advantage of Utah's natural resources. the DWR has many licensing opportunities specifically tailored to meet the needs of citizens with disabilities. In addition, the DWR and other public and private agencies have developed parks, campgrounds, trail systems, fishing piers, and other programs to enable access to our natural resources throughout the state.

Special licensing accommodations

Hunting
  • Taking protected wildlife from a vehicle: Mobility impairment such as confined to wheelchair, crutches or lower limb amputation. Download application (PDF format)
  • Crossbow or drawlock: permanent, physical impairment which renders the person so severely disabled as to be unable to use conventional archery equipment. Download application (PDF format)
  • Companion hunter: Upper extremity disabled, permanent physical impairment which renders the person so severely disabled as to be physically unable to use a legal hunting weapon or fishing device. Download application (PDF format)
  • General season extension: Blind, quadriplegic, upper extremity disabled, paraplegic, or otherwise permanently disabled so as to be permanently confined to a wheelchair or the use of crutches, or who has lost either or both lower extremities. Download application (PDF format)
  • Limited entry season extension: Blind, quadriplegic, upper extremity disabled, paraplegic, or otherwise permanently disabled so as to be permanently confined to a wheelchair or the use of crutches, or who has lost either or both lower extremities. Download application (PDF format)
  • Telescopic sight: A person who has a permanent vision impairment leaving them with worse than 20/40 corrected visual acuity in the better eye Download application (PDF format)
Fishing
  • Free fishing license for physical disability: blind, paraplegic, permanently confined to wheelchair, loss of lower extremities, permanently confined to crutches. Download application (PDF format)
  • Discounted fishing license for veterans with disabilities: service-connected disability of 20 percent or more. Download application (PDF format)
  • Fishing license for intellectually disabled: free license for Utah residents with significant intellectual disabilities. Download application (PDF format)
  • Duplicate fishing license for the disabled: lost, damaged, change of address, etc. Download application (PDF format)

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