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Varying Hare Hunting Seasons

Got Hare?

DEC wants to learn more about the occurrence and distribution of varying hare (also known as snowshoe hare) throughout New York. You can report your observations using our Furbearer Sighting Survey or by e-mailing us at Thanks for your help!

New York State map showing hare hunting season for different areas
2018-2019 Varying Hare Hunting Seasons Map