2014 Black Bear Hunt Areas and Area Descriptions
The map and text below describe the areas open for bear hunting in 2014 by properly licensed hunters possessing a Black Bear Hunting Season Permit.

Black Bear Hunting Area No. 1:
That portion
of Warren and Sussex counties lying within
a continuous line beginning at the
intersection of the Portland Bridge and the
Delaware River at Columbia; then northward
along the east bank of the Delaware River to
the New York state line; then east along the
New York state line to Rt. 519; then south
along Rt. 519 to its intersection with Rt. 627;
then south along Rt. 627 to its intersection
with Rt. 626; then south along Rt. 626 to its
intersection with Rt. 521; then southwest
along Rt. 521 to its intersection with Rt. 94 in
Blairstown; the southwest along Rt. 94 to the
Portland Bridge, the point of beginning in
Columbia. The islands of Labar, Tocks, Poxono,
Depew, Namanock, Minisink and
Mashipacong lying in the Delaware River are
also included within this Hunting Area. 
Black Bear Hunting No. Area 2: That portion
of Sussex, Warren and Morris counties
lying within a continuous line beginning at
Portland Bridge in Columbia; then northward
along Rt. 94 to its intersection with Rt. 521 in
Blairstown; then north along Rt. 521 to its
intersection with Rt. 626; then north along Rt.
626 to its intersection with Rt. 627; then north
along Rt. 627 to its intersection with Rt. 519
in Branchville; then north along Rt. 519 to the
New York state line; then southeast along the
New York state line to Rt. 517; then south
along Rt. 517 to its intersection with Rt. 94;
then south on Rt. 94 to its intersection with
Rt. 23 in Hamburg Borough; then south along
Rt. 23 to its intersection with Rt. 517 in
Franklin; then south along Rt. 517 to its intersection
with Rt. 15 in Sparta; then south along
Rt. 15 to its intersection with Interstate 80 in
Dover; then west along interstate 80 to its
intersection with Rt. 94; then south along Rt.
94 to the intersection with the Portland Bridge
and the Delaware River located in Columbia,
the point of beginning. 
Black Bear Hunting Area No. 3: That portion of Sussex, Passaic, Morris and Bergen counties lying within a continuous line beginning at the intersection of Rt. 80 and Rt. 15 in Dover; then north along Rt. 15 to its intersection with Rt. 517 in Sparta; then north along Rt. 517 to its intersection with Rt. 23 Franklin; then north along Rt. 23 to its intersection with Rt 94 in Hamburg Borough; then north along Rt. 94 to its intersection with Rt 517; then north along Rt 517 to the New York state line; then east along the New York state line to its intersection with Rt. 287; then south along Rt. 287 to its intersection with Rt. 80; then west along Rt. 80 to its intersection with Rt. 15 the point of beginning in Dover. 
Black Bear Hunting Area No. 4: That portion
of Sussex, Warren, Morris, Somerset and
Hunterdon counties lying within a continuous
line beginning at the intersection of Route 78
and the Delaware River; then north along the
east bank of the Delaware River to the
Portland Bridge at Columbia; then northeast
along Rt. 94 to its intersection with Rt. 80;
then east along Rt. 80 to its intersection with
Rt. 287; then southwest along Rt. 287 to its
intersection with Rt. 78; then west along Rt.
78 to the Delaware River the point of beginning.

Black Bear Hunting Season Information
