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Hunting season opened Sept. 1 for Lopez Hill and Mt Grant preserves in the San Juans

Black-tail deer hunting season opened September 1 at Lopez Hill and Mount Grant Preserves in the San Juan Islands. The limited season is as follows: 

Archery | September 1-23

Muzzle Loader | September 24-October 2

Modern Firearm | October 15-31

Special permit; Second Deer | September 1-October 31

Be sure to review and follow all Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) hunting regulations and note that San Juan County is a Firearm Restriction Area. Written permission is required to hunt at both locations.

To obtain permission for Lopez Hill Preserve, Lopez Island, please contact Tanja Williamson, Outreach/Volunteer Coordinator at tanjaw@sjclandbank.org.

New this year for Mount Grant Preserve, the Land Bank is participating in WDFW’s online reservation system. Reservations will consist of one hunting party per day. The reservation confirmation will serve as written permission for Mount Grant Preserve on San Juan Island.

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