Please be aware that the Pine River Nature Reserve borders onto the Ministry of Natural Resources crown land where hunting is allowed. Additionally, part of the Pine River Valley Side Trail traverses the MNR property, so please be aware while hunting season is active.
This year, controlled deer hunting season starts on November 1, 2021 and ends at midnight November 5, 2021. There is also another controlled hunt from November 29 to December 3. Please keep in mind that deer hunting season with a bow or cross-bow takes place from October 1st through to December 31st.
It is strongly recommended that you wear bright colored (Orange) clothing during this time!
Below is a map of the area. The area marked in green is crown land where hunting is allowed.