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Hunting Season is Open at Lord Creek

Please be aware that from September 15 – December 31, 2020, hunting is allowed on the property 6 days/week (not Sundays) until 10:00am. Please schedule your visits to the property accordingly.

Deer Hunter – Rules and Restrictions:

Each year a few individuals are approved for hunting on Lord Creek Farm.

  • Hunters can be in the woods from dawn until all shooting ceases by 10:00am.
  • Hunting is not allowed on Sundays.

Rules for LTA Members During Hunting Season:

It is recommended that all LTA members:
  • Wear bright colors somewhere on themselves and/or their horse while in the woods during hunting season.
  • Avoid riding in the woods at LCF on Monday through Saturday before 10:00 am.

2020 Deer Hunting Seasons:

Bow Hunting:  9/15-12/31     

Shot Gun/Rifle:  11/18-12/8 

Muzzleloader:  12/9-12/31

And please be aware that hunting is allowed in Lyme on State and private land every day except Sunday during the hunting season.

Keep the Trails at Lord Creek Farm Open for Equestrian Use!

The Lyme Trail Association (LTA) is dedicated to the maintenance, stewardship and enjoyment of trails in Lyme and the surrounding area. We support a community of horseback riders and non-riders who appreciate the rural character of Southeastern Connecticut and understand the importance of preserving the area’s rustic nature.

This is a membership only organization, with trails open to all who pay an annual membership fee. Trail use is limited to equestrians, nature walkers, hikers and cross-country skiers. No bicycles or motorized vehicles are permitted. All members are required to wear or carry member identification.

Thanks for visiting, we encourage you to join the LTA, and welcome your support of our efforts through donations and volunteering your time.

Two Convenient Ways to Join

Apply for Membership Online

Download (print and fill out) Membership Form


Whether you apply online or mail in your membership form, a liability release must be signed and submitted. The release form can be found here.

Member Guidelines

The Lyme Trail Association (LTA) needs to put guidelines in place to manage the increasing number of Members and their Guests on property. 

Maximum Number of Guests per Member:  The maximum number of guests per member is 4 as per Social Distancing Guidelines limiting groups to 5 people.  Also, individuals are allowed on property as a Guest one time only.  If they are interested in coming back onto the property they must either join the LTA (visit our membership page) or pay the $25 Day Member Fee.  All Guests must sign Liability Waivers. Download here.

Parking:  During this crisis just like parks, beaches and other open public areas, there are days when capacity at Lord Creek Farm is reached. The primary indication of reaching capacity will be a full parking lot. Households quarantined together should limit themselves to one vehicle. All automobiles are asked to park parallel along the outside of the parking lot to leaving room for horse trailers. All Members must place their Parking Passes on their Dashboard.  Guest parking passes are available at the Kiosk in the LTA Parking Lot. We apologize in advance should the parking lot be full when you arrive. 

One more request: Please do not climb, sit or stand on stone walls. Children are included in this request.

Reminder:  Please display LTA identification when on property.  If you are a member and you need LTA identification or a Parking Pass please email us at info@lymentrailassociation.org.  If this is a replacement a $5 service fee will be charged.

Lyme Hunter Pace Canceled

Dear Lyme Hunter Pace Competitors, Sponsors and Supporters,

It is with heavy hearts that the LTA, Pony Club, and High Hopes have made the decision to cancel the 2020 Lyme Hunter Pace. Unfortunately there is no safe way to hold such a gathering in light of continuing concerns about the spread of COVID-19. We appreciate your support and hope you will join us at beautiful Lord Creek Farm in 2021!

Reminder: Lord Creek Farm is open only to Lyme Trail Association members at this time. LTA members are encouraged to respect the property and landowners by staying on marked trails, cleaning parking areas, and keeping voices down when riding near homes.

HELP TO MAINTAIN THE TRAILS! If you see a downed limb or misplaced rock - throw it off to the side of the trail.  Ensure to toss it at least 3 feet away from the main path - that way it will not interfere with other clean up activities.  If you happen to see a large downed tree or hazardous situation report it to us at info@lymetrailassociation.org.  Please note: chainsawing is not part of standard trail maintenance, there are authorized chainsaw operators. If you see a tree in need of chainsawing, email the details to us.


Check out some fun photos of last years events: Driving, Foxhunting, Hunter Pace. Photos courtesy of Judy Bosco Photography. 

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 A group from Lyme Land Conservation Trust enjoys taking in the beautiful vistas at Lord Creek Farm.

On December 26th, 2016, Janie Davison passed away peacefully in her sleep in her room with a view of the river and picnic point out the window, surrounded by family and friends passing through the day of.  She had a wonderful, fulfilling and long life enriched by the love for and from all of you and many others.

Check out some of the lovely scenes you can see on foot or on hoof.

Mailing Address: Lyme Trail Association, 133 Mitchell Hill Road, Lyme, Connecticut 06371
@2014 Lyme Trail Association

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