Deer Hunts

2023 Oak Ridge Reservation WMA Quota Hunt permits have now been awarded!

Check your email or login into your TWRA account to see your award status.

The 2023 Oak Ridge Reservation Quota Deer Hunt Dates are

November 4 – 5 and 11 – 12 (scout day: Oct 28) and December 9 – 10 (scout day: Dec. 2)

 Once the draw period has closed, you cannot apply for an Oak Ridge Reservation deer hunt.

Hunts are limited to 450 shotgun/muzzleloader hunters and 600 archery hunters per weekend, pre-selected in a quota drawing.

For general questions or concerns about the hunts, please contact Shannon Young (TWRA) at 865-574-7052 or Sarah Darling (ORNL) at 865-241-6005.

Hunt zones, including public greenways that are in hunt zones, are closed to anyone without a valid hunt permit during the hunt weekends.

visit to apply

After all the drawings are conducted, any leftover permits will be sold online on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Aug. 23rd


If you have ORWMA deer harvest photos that you would like to see posted here on our website, please send us an email

Hunts are subject to cancellation at any time.

*Maps presented on this website are for informational purposes only; please refer to TWRA/DOE for information regarding scouting/hunting decisions.

Oak Ridge Reservation Deer Hunt Procedure

2022 Deer Hunt Map

2022 Back of Map Text and Instructions

Deer Hunt Data

Total and Retained
Buck and Doe
By Points
By Weight

Age Class and Points