Public Land: Hunting and Fishing in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania_-_Allegheny_State_Forest.jpg With more than 4.2 million acres of public land, Pennsylvania offers solid access to the state’s fine hunting and … Continued

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

Buchanan State Forest

• 69,703 acres

• Good deer, turkey and grouse hunting

• Trail system for improved access

Allegheny National Forest

• 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

Michaux State Forest

• 85,000 acres

• Good deer, turkey and grouse hunting

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

Tuscarora State Forest

• 95,780 acres

• Good deer, turkey and grouse hunting

• Excellent trout fishing on miles of quality streams

Bald Eagle State Forest

• 193,424 acres

• Good deer, turkey, grouse and bear hunting

• Excellent stream trout fishing including “trophy trout” stretches

Pennsylvania State Game Lands

• 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

More Links

Fishing Maps and Guides

Cooperative Farm-Game Program

Seasonal Road Openinings

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

Photo: Allegheny National Forest

Photo credit: flickr