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Monday, September 1, 2014 

Access to Idaho's Outdoor Recreation

The Idaho Fish and Game Department encourages everyone to experience Idaho's wild outdoors. We have an active program to improve opportunities and access to hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing sites for persons with disabilities. Fish and Game is committed to following ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) standards and working with groups that promote access to the outdoors for persons with disabilities.

Partnerships with private landowners, Idaho counties and federal and state agencies allow us to incorporate accessible designs into facilities for hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing. We want to be proactive in promoting equal access to Idaho's bountiful outdoor resources and encourage suggestions on how we can make Idaho more accessible.




Access for persons with disabilitiesThe sections listed below provide specific information about accessible opportunities throughout the state.



  Nondiscrimination Policy  

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is committed to a policy of compliance with the current requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. To accomplish this policy in each of the following areas, the Department shall assure that:

  • Title VI: All services, programs, and activities of this Department will be offered, conducted, or administered fairly without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, handicap, or national origin of the participants or benefactors.
  • Section 504 and Title II: No qualified person with a disability is, on the basis of that disability, excluded from participation in, denied benefits of, or otherwise discriminated against in any program or activity conducted or sponsored by the Department.
  • Age Discrimination Act: No person is discriminated against on the basis of age in programs or activities conducted or sponsored by the Department, except where certain age requirements are mandated by law.
  • Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972: No person, on the basis of sex, is excluded from participation in, or denied benefits, of any education program conducted or sponsored by the Department.

Idaho Fish and Game adheres to all applicable state and federal laws and regulations related to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, disability or veteran's status. If you feel you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility of Idaho Fish and Game, or if you desire further information, please write to Fish and Game or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Division of Federal Assistance, Mailstop: MBSP-4020
4401 N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203
Phone: (703) 358-2156
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
P.O. Box 25
Boise, ID 83707
Phone: (208) 334-3700

  • Idaho Fish and Game will make publications available in alternative formats upon request. Please contact the Department of Fish and Game for assistance.
  • Individuals with disabilities may request meeting accommodations by contacting the Director's office at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game directly at 208-334-5159 or through the Idaho Relay Service at 1 800-377-2529 (TDD).
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring to attend hunter or bowhunter education classes may request reasonable accommodations or obtain additional information by contacting:
State Hunter Education Coordinator
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
P.O. Box 25
Boise, ID 83707
Phone: (208) 334-3746 | Toll Free: 1-866-285-1544
Idaho Relay Service: 1-800-368-6185 (TDD)
Last Updated: August 15, 2014 
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