MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris County Park Commission will be conducting their annual firearm deer management program. These controlled hunts are specifically used as a population management tool, not a recreational hunting opportunity. Program will be conducted at Lewis Morris Park and Black River Park.

Lewis Morris Park will close on the following dates:

  • December 9
  • December 11
  • December 16
  • January 6
  • January 13

The Black River Facilities in Chester Township which include Cooper Gristmill, Elizabeth D. Kay Environmental Center, Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center, Willowwood Arboretum and the land managed for Chester Township will close on the following dates:

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  • December 7
  • December 10
  • December 17
  • January 7 
  • January 14

Additional information, including the complete hunting schedule, can be found on the Morris County Park Commission’s website:

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