White-tailed Deer Management

The trails at Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center will be closed for maintenance on Thursday, September 19th.

The trails at Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center will be closed for maintenance on Thursday, September 19th.

The Morris County Park Commission is currently responsible for the stewardship of over 20k acres of land. It recognizes that a controlled hunting program is the most efficient and effective way available to minimize the severe threats posed to the biodiversity of native flora and fauna by overabundant white-tailed deer populations. The MCPC's controlled hunts are specifically used as a population management tool and do not represent recreational hunting opportunities.

The Morris County Park Commission is no longer accepting applications for the 2019/20 Deer Management Program. Hunters interested in applying for the 2020/2021 program should contact the Natural Resources Unit in June 2020.


2018/2019 End of Year Program Report


Contact The Park Commission

Questions and comments about the program should be directed to:

Morris County Park Commission
ATTN: Natural Resources Office
P.O. Box 1295
300 Mendham Road
Morris Township NJ, 07962-1295
973-326-7622
info@morrisparks.net