Located northeast of Mount Airy, Maryland, Woodbrook CWMA is owned by Carroll County Government. The 522 acre tract was purchased as a potential site for a future watershed.
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Woodbrook 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. Woodbrook CWMA is primarily forested land. Using sustainable forestry practices, periodic timber harvests are conducted on the area. Woodbrook CWMA provides habitat for upland and forest wildlife species, primarily white-tailed deer, rabbits, squirrels, and songbirds.
Unless otherwise posted or with a permit issued by the Service or Carroll County Government it is UNLAWFUL to:
Public hunting on Woodbrook 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, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. During the two week deer firearms season that begins the Saturday after Thanksgiving Day, non-hunters may only access the property on Sundays. No permit or reservation is needed. Outside these timeframes, Woodbrook CWMA is open Sunday through Saturday for the following activities:
Woodbrook CWMA is located northeast of Mount Airy, Maryland. Public access to this area is from either a parking lot off of Watersville Road or one located on Grimville Road. For additional information or seasonal permits, contact the Gwynnbrook Wildlife and Heritage Service Office at 410-356-9272.
Coopers hawk, photo by Dean Newman
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)