MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris County Park Commission will be conducting a controlled deer hunt in accordance with its White-tailed Deer Management Program which aims to improve forest health in the parks through the management of the deer population. These controlled hunts are specifically used as a population management tool. 

Lewis Morris Park in Morris Township, Harding and Mendham will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC all day on the following days:

Monday November 20, 2017

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Wednesday December 6, 2018

Wednesday December 13, 2018

Wednesday January 3, 2018

Wednesday January 10, 2018

Wednesday January 17, 2018

Wednesday January 24, 2018

Wednesday January 31, 2018

Wednesday February 7, 2018

THe Black River Facilities in Chester and Schooley's Mountain County Park will also have days closed to the public. For complete dates, check the Morris County Park Commission's website at