It is now hunting season for various animals. The different seasons for bear, turkey, and deer run until December 15th and it varies depending on types of weapons, which animals, etc. Be sure to wear to hunter orange when using the trails in and around Merrimack for the next couple of months. It is for your safety and peace of mind.
If you are a hunter, please use these webpages to see which properties allow hunting and which do not. Of course you need to follow all State Laws and Rules when it comes to hunting in Merrimack. Trapping is only by permission. Target shooting is not permitted on any of these properties without permission and not at all at the Horse Hill Nature Preserve.
See the Fish and Game website for more details about hunting, seasons for different animals, etc. Merrimack is part of Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) "M" : http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Hunting/hunting.htm