Please wear bright colors during the Fall hunting seasons while you are enjoying Lyme preserves. Deer bow hunting season is September 15 to November 13, 2018. Hunting is allowed Monday through Thursday, sunrise to sunset on Beebe Preserve, Chestnut Hill Preserve, Eno Preserve, Hand Smith, Honey Hill Preserve, Jewett Preserve, Mount Archer Woods, Pickwick’s Preserve, and Plimpton Preserve. These preserves, owned by the Town of Lyme or the Lyme Land Conservation Trust, remain open to hikers and other users during bow season. Permits for hunting on these preserves are granted by the Town of Lyme Open Space Coordinator to a limited number of licensed hunters. The State allows bow hunting during this time on Nehantic State Forest and Selden Neck Monday through Saturday.