Maring CWMA is located northeast of Mount Airy, Maryland and is owned by Carroll County Government. The 237-acre tract was purchased as a potential site for a future watershed.
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Maring CWMA hunting access is managed by the Wildlife and Heritage Service. The mission of the Wildlife and Heritage Service is to conserve and enhance diverse wildlife populations and associated habitats while providing for public enjoyment of the State’s wildlife resources through hunting and other wildlife-dependent recreation. Maring CWMA is a mixture of fields and forested land. Using sustainable forestry practices, periodic timber harvests are conducted on the area. Maring CWMA provides habitat for upland and forest wildlife species primarily white-tailed deer, rabbit, squirrel, and songbirds.
Unless otherwise posted or with a permit issued by the Service or Carroll County Government it is UNLAWFUL to:
Public hunting on Maring CWMA is permitted during legal hunting seasons with restrictions (see below). A free permit is required and available from the DNR Wildlife and Heritage Service Gwynnbrook Wildlife Office or online. Hunting is available for all legal game species in accordance with current hunting laws and regulations established by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
From September through February, non-hunting users may access the property on Sundays only. No permit or reservation is needed. Outside these timeframes, Maring CWMA is open Sunday through Saturday for the following activities:
Maring CWMA is located northeast of Mount Airy, Maryland. Public access to this area is from a parking lot on Gillis Road. For additional information or seasonal permits, contact the Gwynnbrook Wildlife and Heritage Service Office at 410-356-9272.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)