Hunting in the Dufferin County Forest - Wild Turkey & Deer Archery Seasons

Thursday September 21, 2023
hunter with binoculars

All users of the Dufferin County Forest are hereby advised that:

1. Oct. 1-Nov. 5, Nov. 11-Dec. 3 and Dec. 9-31 are the archery seasons for deer in 2023.

2. Oct. 1-31 is the archery season for wild turkey in 2023.

During this time there will be a number of hunters using the Dufferin County Forest properties.  Please use caution in the forest and wear bright-coloured clothing.  There is no hunting allowed at any time in the following tracts: north portion of Amaranth, Hockley, Leening, Levitt, Little, Main, Mono, Thomson, and River Road. Suspected violations of the Fish & Wildlife Conservation Act should be reported to the Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry at 877-847-7667 (877-TIPS-MNR).  Other inquiries should be directed to the County Forest Division at 877-941-7787.