Public Land: Hunting and Fishing in Pennsylvania

With more than 4.2 million acres of public land, Pennsylvania offers solid access to the state's fine hunting and fishing opportunities.

• 69,703 acres

• Good deer, turkey and grouse hunting

• Trail system for improved access

• 517,000 acres

• Good deer, turkey and bear hunting

• Fishing available in streams and on Allegheny reservoir

Susquehannock State Forest

• 265,000 acres

• Good deer, turkey and grouse hunting

• Trout fishing in mountain streams

• 85,000 acres

• Good deer, turkey and grouse hunting

• Cold water fishing in streams, warm water fishing in ponds and lakes

• 95,780 acres

• Good deer, turkey and grouse hunting

• Excellent trout fishing on miles of quality streams

• 193,424 acres

• Good deer, turkey, grouse and bear hunting

• Excellent stream trout fishing including “trophy trout” stretches

• Tens of thousands of acres managed by Pennsylvania Game Commission

• Areas are numbered and included in an online mapping program

• All areas open to public access for hunting and fishing

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Find more public land access opportunities with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Hunt Planner.

Photo: Allegheny National Forest

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