Hunting

Hunting at Lion’s Den Gorge Nature Preserve

Gun and bow deer hunting is offered each fall at Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve County Park. The goal of this authorized, lottery gun deer hunting and bow deer hunting is to effectively manage the deer herd and provide for the health of the unique, native vegetation on the Park properties. A lottery gun deer hunt has been adopted to provide for the highest quality deer hunt. No other hunting, except as specified, is allowed on the Park property.

Lion's Den Gorge Gun Hunting 2023

Gun deer hunting on Lion’s Den Gorge Nature Preserve is limited to the first 9 days of the regular gun deer season, specifically the 9 days from November 18 – November 26, 2023.  

The lottery deer hunt gives preference to Ozaukee County residents and is limited to 10 persons.

LOTTERY NOW CLOSED


Lion's Den Gorge Bow Hunting 2023

Bow deer hunting on Lion’s Den Gorge Nature Preserve is limited to November 27, 2023 – January 7, 2024.

Download BOW Hunting Packet

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Hunting at Little Menomonee River Fish and Wildlife Preserve

Gun and bow hunting is offered each fall at the Little Menomonee River Fish and Wildlife Preserve County Park.

Download 2023 Hunting Packet

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A deer on a trail at Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, 2021

Deer on Path