Department of Environmental Conservation

D E C banner

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. Thanks for your help!

New York State map showing hare hunting season for different areas
Varying Hare Hunting Season Dates and Bag Limits