Please wear bright colors during the Fall hunting seasons while you are enjoying Lyme preserves. Deer bow hunting season this year 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 this time. 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.  For more information on the hunting program in Lyme, please refer to the map below and visit this web page.