Amwell Valley Trail Association

*Deer Hunting Season 2016 - 2017
*Fall Bow - starts Saturday Sept 10th to Oct 31 Sundays too.
*Permit Muzzleloader- starts Monday Nov 30th (Concurrent with Firearm dates)
Youth day shotgun Saturday Sept.24th, Sunday Nov 27th and Sunday Dec 4th.
No Riders these dates please!
Shotgun seasons– Dec 5th to Feb 11th except Sundays
*Winter Bow Jan 1st to Feb 18th - Sundays too!

Rules and Regulations When Riding or Hiking During Deer Hunting Season:

   1. Always wear blaze orange.

   2. Riders may ONLY be on the trails between 10 AM and 3PM
       until Daylight savings time ends then 10 to 2PM.
   3. Be aware, in areas that are posted semi wild,
       that hunters can hunt small game on Sundays.
   4. The trails are closed during firearms week, Dec 8 - Dec 13.
       Most dangerous days of the year. Do not leave your own property.
   5. *The Airpark is open to riders and hikers week days and Sundays only between 10 AM and 3 PM during Daylight saving time, then until 2 after that.*Airpark closes Saturdays to all from Dec 7th to Feb 13th* 6.*The NHR side, especially the fields that border NHR, will be closed to riders from Nov 30th to Feb 13th weekdays and Saturdays,(Sundays will be OK) and any other time there are cars in the NHR parking area. Stay on the defined trails and roads, and please keep your voices
down. Be aware that the hunters in the airpark may be using the rifle  range, so avoid this area. If you are riding on the upper airfield, and you should hear shooting by the range take another trail and not ride behind the mound of the range.
If you have a question call 609 466 9472. Gael Gardner


AVTA Hunter Pace
more info
Sunday Oct 2, 2016

Friends of Lord Stirling Pace
Sunday Sept 11, 2016

Tewskbury Trail Pace
Sunday Sept 18, 2016

Amwell Valley Hounds
Hunter Pace
Sunday Oct 9, 2016

DVHA Shows
start April 17 to October 9, 2016

Covered Bridge Hunter Pace
Sunday October 23, 2016

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The AVTA Trails
The trails are in the process of being
 mowed. Please let us know if you find
 problem areas. Board Members emails
Stay to the edges of fields.
No jumping of Landowner's jumps!

Trail Closings
Back Brook Farm on Back Brook Road.
 The trail is blocked off with
No Trespassing signs.
The trail connecting Dragon Fly Farm
 (Upper Serendipity Farm) off Manners
 Road to Carter’s fields is still closed.

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