Recreation Benefits

Free Hunting License

This license is available to 100 percent disabled Veterans (as rated permanently and totally disabled by the VA) or former POWs.

Contact the "Hunting & Fishing Licenses for qualified Veterans" program. Their number is 800-WILDLIFE (945-3543).

Free Fishing License

This license is also available to 100 percent disabled Veterans (as rated permanently and totally disabled by the VA) or former POWs.

Contact the "Hunting & Fishing Licenses for qualified Veterans" program. Their number is 800-WILDLIFE (945-3543).

Free Registration of Watercraft

This registration is available to 100 percent disabled Veterans (as rated permanently and totally disabled by the VA) or former POWs, or Medal of Honor recipients.

Contact the "Boating Licenses for qualified Veterans" program at 877-426-2837

Discounts at Ohio State Parks

This program makes free camping is available to 100 percent disabled Veterans (as rated permanently and totally disabled by the VA) or former POWs. Also, a 10 percent discount on camping, getaway rentals, cottages, and lodge rooms is available to active duty military and Veterans.

Website Information: Ohio Department of Natural Resources