We Conserve and Protect Arizona’s Wildlife

The mission of the Arizona Game and Fish Department is to conserve Arizona’s diverse wildlife resources and manage for safe, compatible outdoor recreation opportunities for current and future generations.

Find Your Adventure

Discover events designed to support and grow your love of the outdoors.

  1. Jul 15, 2024

    K-12 Small Grant Information Sessions

    Learn about funds available to implement wildlife education projects in classrooms.

  2. Jul 17, 2024

    Just for Educators: Science of Mud Turtles Workshop

    Arizona Game and Fish Department Mesa Regional Office

    Attend a hands-on workshop to learn about Sonoran mud turtles with AZGFD biologists.

  3. Jul 19 – Oct 17, 2024

    Get on the Water During a Kayak Class

    Courses are offered on numerous dates throughout Arizona.

  4. Jul 20, 2024

    Bighorn Sheep Viewing Tour on Canyon Lake

    Participants will embark on a three-hour cruise with wildlife biologists.

  5. Jul 27, 2024

    21st Annual High Country Hummingbird Festival

    Sipe White Mountain Wildlife Area

    Observe hummingbird bandings and learn all about these ‘flying gems.’

  6. Jul 27, 2024

    Tortoise Tales: Your Guide to Adoption and Care


    Interested in adopting? Get the details at a virtual information session.

Want to Go Hunting or Fishing Around the State?

Plan that hunting trip or find a fishing hole.

buy your hunting license

Arizona residents and non-residents, 10 years and older need a valid hunting license to hunt in Arizona.

buy now

find a community lake to fish

There are 50+ community lakes in the city. Make a memory fishing with the family!

lake locations

Latest News

Be in the know on all things Arizona Game and Fish.

  1. Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters

    AZGFD begins process to amend Article 4 rules

    Written comments will be accepted for 30 days, ending on Aug. 8, 2024.

    Keep Reading
  2. Register now for elk workshops in Flagstaff

    A choice of two sessions, both Aug. 24, includes a field trip to watch elk at Mormon Lake.

    Keep Reading
  3. July 7: Deadline to enter raffle for big game hunts

    Proceeds from the Conservation First USA raffle benefit wildlife conservation efforts.

    Keep Reading

Subscribe to our Newsletter