Department of Environmental Conservation

D E C banner

East Hampton Cooperative Hunting Area - Dates and Procedures

2016-2017 Open Dates for Hunting the East Hampton Cooperative Areas
Small Game Hunting & Migratory Bird Hunting Archery Deer Hunting Firearms Deer Season Trapping / Turkey Hunting Map
Montauk Point State Park
  • Open for small game & waterfowl hunting from 12/1 - 2/28.
  • No hunting on weekends or holidays.
  • No small game or waterfowl hunting during January deer season.
  • No small game hunting at spots 15 & 16.
Open for archery deer hunting from 11/1 - 12/31

No weekend hunting, except at spots 15 & 16
January 2 - January 31, weekdays only. Closed Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Not permitted Montauk State Park Map PDF (898 KB)
Hither Hills State Park
  • Open for small game & waterfowl hunting from 12/1 - 2/28.
  • No small game or waterfowl hunting during January deer season.
Open for archery deer hunting from 11/1 - 12/31 January 2 - January 31, weekdays only Not permitted Hither Hills State Park Map PDF (561 KB)
Hither Woods
  • Open for small game & waterfowl hunting from 12/1 - 2/28.
  • No small game or waterfowl hunting during January deer season.
Open for archery deer hunting from 11/1 - 12/31 January 2 - January 31, weekdays only Not permitted
Koppleman Preserve
  • Open for small game & waterfowl hunting from 12/1 - 2/28.
  • No small game or waterfowl hunting during January deer season.
Open for archery deer hunting from 11/1 - 12/31 January 2 - January 31, weekdays only Not permitted
Napeague State Park
  • Open for small game & waterfowl hunting from 9/1 - 3/31.
Open for archery deer hunting from 11/1 - 12/31 This area is not open to firearm deer hunting

Not permitted

Napeague State Park Map PDF (823 KB)
Amsterdam Beach
  • No small game or waterfowl hunting.
Open for archery deer hunting from 11/1 - 12/31 This area is not open to firearm deer hunting Not permitted Amsterdam Beach Map PDF (475 KB)

Map - East Hampton Cooperative Hunting Area (PDF) (274 KB)

**The dates listed above are the dates the East Hampton Cooperative Area is open for hunting. Hunters must still adhere to the species specific season dates as listed in the 2016-2017 Hunting and Trapping Regulations Guide and the Season and Bag Limit Pocket Guide 2016-2017 (PDF) (227 MB). Please refer to the Public Hunting Opportunities on Long Island Brochure or the East Hampton Cooperative Hunting Area Hunting Map and Information Sheet for additional information, or call the Wildlife Office at (631) 444-0310 or the Ridge Hunter Check Station at (631) 924-3156.

Waterfowl, small game and archery deer hunting: State Managed Land access permits are required. For additional information regarding State Managed Land access permits or sporting licenses please call the Wildlife Office at (631) 444-0310 or the Ridge Hunter Check Station at (631) 924-3156.

Firearms deer hunting: Daily permits are required. Those eligible to select a date and site to hunt select DEC‑managed areas will be determined by a random drawing held on the first Tuesday of December. More information can be found on the hunting on Long Island page or call the Wildlife Office or the Ridge Hunter Check Station.


  • PDF Help
  • For help with PDFs on this page, please call 631-444-0310.
  • Contact for this Page
  • NYSDEC
    Bureau of Wildlife
    SUNY at Stony Brook
    50 Circle Road
    Stony Brook, New York 11790
    631-444-0310
    Send us an email
  • This Page Covers
  • Page applies to Region 1