Caution, Deer Hunting Season has begun
Be Safe! Be sure to wear at least 200 square inches of florescent orange (usually a hat and or a vest) when hiking on state, federal, or other public and private open space.
RIDEM has posted their hunting regulations for this year at http://www.dem.ri.gov/pubs/regs/regs/fishwild/hunt1516.pdf
Archery for all deer and Muzzloader for antlerless deer is open now. Shotgun season does not start until December 5. Some hunting for game birds began on September 12 and will continue into January and other small game begins in October. Please see the linked file above from DEM for exact dates.