Interactive Map The Game Commission and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources have teamed up to create a map for Pennsylvania hunters.
State Game Lands are managed by the Pennsylvania Game Commission for wildlife, hunting and trapping.
Wildlife Management Units identify areas where certain regulations apply.
Hunter Access Program allows landowners to partner with hunters and trappers to manage their lands.
Hunting on State Forests and Parks managed by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Request Permission to Hunt/Trap on Private Land (PDF) by filling out this form and presenting it to the appropriate landowner when seeking permission to hunt private properties.
Pennsylvania’s Venison Donation Program
Each season, Hunters Sharing the Harvest donates over 100,000 pounds of venison to more than 5,000 food banks, soup kitchens and mission outreach centers statewide. Families and individuals access the food banks to help put food on the table for themselves and their children.
Proper Field Dressing and Handling of Wild Game and Fish
Learn the importance of temperature control & food safety for venison and other meat and poultry, safe field dressing, and transporting of deer, small animals, and game birds.
Imagine sitting around a campfire listening to a group of friends share their passions, stories and connections to the great outdoors. At the Pennsylvania Game Commission, our passion is WILD, and “Call of the Outdoors,” the agency’s podcast, is all about wildlife, hunting, habitat and conservation efforts in the Keystone State. Each episode includes a unique look into a Pennsylvania wildlife-related subject, a few laughs, and is sure to leave listeners with a renewed sense of knowledge and pride in the work being done on behalf of wildlife. Join the campfire and explore lots of ways to promote and enhance Pennsylvania’s wildlife resources for current and future generations!
Listen Now!- Call of the Outdoors Podcast