Closures of Lyme Preserves for Deer Firearm Hunting

Nov 18 though Dec 22, 2020

Firearm hunting season for deer is Nov. 18 through Dec. 22, 2020 in several Lyme preserves owned by the Lyme Land Trust or the Town of Lyme. The following preserves will be closed Monday through Friday, to all users except deer firearm hunters. Please note that no hunting is allowed on Saturdays or Sundays in these preserves.

Beebe Preserve
Chestnut Hill Preserve
Eno Preserve
Jewett Preserve
Johnston Preserve
Mount Archer Woods
Pickwick’s Preserve (private property with an easement for the trail)
Plimpton Preserve
Slawson Preserve

Permits for hunting on these preserves are granted by the Town of Lyme Open Space Coordinator each year to a limited number of licensed hunters. The hunting program for this year is fully subscribed. Click for more information on the hunting program.

Photo Credit: Humphrey Tyler