Please stay safe: wear bright colors when using our trails and forests.
Special reminder: The trails of Hanover’s Conservations lands, including the Trescott Water Company Lands, are open to all outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and hikers alike.
The dates for deer hunting in 2017:
- Archery Season: September 15 to December 15 (any deer: doe, buck or yearling)
- Muzzleloader Season: October 28 to November 7 (any deer: Oct 28 – 31 only)
- Firearm Season: November 8 to December 3 (any deer: Nov 8 – 11 only)
For information about how we can reduce deer overpopulation in Hanover: See the Host don’t Post notice on the homepage of the Biodiversity Subcommittee of the Conservation Commission. Check our Deer Management and Forest Health webpages for more detailed information.
Hanover Landowners: If you are concerned about the number of deer in Hanover and you have enough land for hunting, please consider inviting hunters onto your property. You can instruct them when to hunt, where to hunt and you can require them to take doe to help reduce the deer population.