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Maryland Hunter Safety Education Class Offered in Garrett County

Three-Session Class Begins March 31

Photo of hunters being shown firearms safety tipsThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering a Hunter Safety Education class on March 31, April 2, and April 4, 2020 at Herrington Manor State Park in Oakland, Garrett County.

Classes on March 31 and April 2 will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and class on April 4 will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants must attend all three sessions and the class is limited to 30 students. Any student under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

The course will consist of classroom sessions, a field practical, and a live-firing practical. A written test will be given at the end of the course. Attendees must pass the written test and field exercises, and be recommended by the instructor based upon attitude, maturity, and skills.

Participants can register online, by email to, or by phone at 301-777-2136.