Posted Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
The Morris County Park Commission is conducting a controlled firearms deer hunt starting this week and running periodically through the winter at several parks across the county.
These controlled hunts are specifically used as a population management tool.
The following parks will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC all day on the specified dates and will only be open to hunters with special access permits.
Black River County Park – Chester Township
December 1, 8 15; January 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9
Lewis Morris County Park – Harding, Mendham, and Morris Townships
November 21, 30; December 7, 14; January 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8
Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area – Kinnelon Borough; Boonton and Montville Townships
November 22; December 1, 8, 15; January 13, 20, 27; February 3, 10
Bow hunting is scheduled in additional Morris County Parks between now and February 2017 but these parks will remain open to the public. Additional information, including the complete hunting schedule, can be found on the Morris County Park Commission’s website.