Need a little help finding a gift for the hunter, angler or outdoors lover in your family?
To make your holiday shopping easier this year, we’ve partnered with the West Virginia Department of Tourism to bring you a Holiday Gift Guide designed specifically for hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts.
Give the gift of the outdoors this Christmas and wrap up your shopping today!
WVDNR Gift Certificates
Looking to give the outdoor enthusiast in your life something truly special this holiday season? Give them the key to endless adventures with a WVDNR Gift Certificate.
Gift certificates are valid for five years, can be used to purchase licenses, stamps and other hunting and fishing privileges and can be printed or emailed to the purchaser or gift recipient. Gift certificates are an online exclusive, which means they must be purchase and redeemed within our Electronic License System.
Not sure what gift certificate to get? We’ve packaged the following license and stamps as gift certificates for your convenience:
- Resident One Year Sportsman and Trout Stamp
- Resident Three Year Sportsman and Trout Stamp
- Non-Resident Four Day Fishing and Trout Stamp
- Non-Resident One Year Fishing and Trout Stamp
For the angler who dreams of casting lines on serene waters and the hunter who can’t get enough of crisp morning air in the woods, the gift of a WVDNR Gift Certificate is an invitation to create lasting memories with each adventure.
Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License
For the first time ever, you can buy lifetime hunting and fishing licenses online and gift your kids and grandkids a lifetime of outdoor adventure.
Online lifetime licenses are available to purchase alongside all of our other online license products in our Electronic License System. Don’t worry if the person you are buying for already holds a license or have held one in the past. All you need is the recipient’s name and date of birth. Keep in mind that if the person you are purchasing a license for has never had one, you may need additional information to create a DNR account, such as their social security number or driver’s license number.
West Virginia State Parks Gift Cards
Is your loved one always dreaming of their next cozy cabin stay and researching trip itineraries? They are going to love a West Virginia State Parks Gift Card, which they can use to book lodging or pay for dining, activities and gift shop purchases and more.
And between now and Dec. 18, 2023, you can get an extra amount added to your gift card purchase. An offer code is not required at checkout and the additional amount will automatically be added to each gift card after orders are placed.
- Buy a $25 gift card, receive an extra $5 added to the card
- Buy a $50 gift card, receive an extra $10 added to the card
- Buy a $100 gift card, receive an extra $20 added to the card
- Buy a $200 gift card, receive an extra $45 added to the card
- Buy a $300 gift card, receive an extra $65 added to the card
- Buy a $400 gift card, receive an extra $100 added to the card
Deal expires December 18, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. EST on WVstateparks.com.
West Virginia Wildlife Calendar
This stunning calendar will keep your favorite planner inspired all year long. Featuring original paintings of native wildlife and landscapes along with hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation dates, tips and articles and fun facts about West Virginia wildlife, this is a must-buy for any true West Virginia-lover.
Each calendar purchase also helps fund WVDNR programs that protect threatened and endangered species and their habitats. Keep in mind that online orders must be placed by Dec. 8 to ensure delivery by Christmas. You also can purchase a calendar at select retail locations around the state. Purchase them online at WVstateparks.com.
Wonderful West Virginia Magazine
Is there a person in your family that loves to read? Wonderful West Virginia magazine makes a great gift. The magazine features breath-taking photographs of West Virginia scenery and intriguing articles about everything from nature, state history, recreation, art and stories of the interesting people that make West Virginia the amazing state it is.
A one-year print subscription is $20 and two years costs $36. A one-year digital subscription is $12 and two years costs $24. A one-year print + digital subscription is $26 and two years costs $50.
To order a subscription, visit WVdnr.gov/wonderful-west-virginia-magazine or give us a call at 304-558-9152.
Almost Heaven Gear
From our friends at the West Virginia Department of Tourism, comes a new line of West Virginia brand merchandise available in all resort state park gift shops. This all-new line of merchandise features everything, from cozy sweatshirts and Almost Heaven koozies to custom Nalgene water bottles and artisan-crafted ornaments.
Visit a State Park Gift Shop to Purchase
Give the gift of the outdoors this holiday season
Create lasting memories in West Virginia’s natural beauty by giving the gift of the outdoors this holiday season. Whether it’s a serene escape at a West Virginia state park or forest or an exciting hunting or fishing adventure, the gift of the outdoors is a gift that keeps giving by allowing your friends and family a chance to connect with nature for months and even years to come.
To learn more about how to purchase these gifts, visit WVtourism.com/gift.