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Southcentral Region


July 30, 2021: Increased public access to State Game Lands in Perry County.
June 10, 2021: Peregrine Falcons Return to Central Pennsylvania After Decades of Absence.

Seasonal Roads, Designated Routes, Snowmobile Trails and Access for Hunters with Disabilities

Seasonal Roads Open for Hunting & Trapping
Designated Routes for Horses and Bicycles
Snowmobile Trails
Access Routes for Hunters with Disabilities (PDF)

Public Shooting Ranges

Public Shooting Ranges in the Southcentral Region

Field Reports - October 22, 2021

Adams County Game Warden Taylor Knash reports an individual was cited for unlawfully placing bait, and within a CWD Disease Management Area, where feeding deer is prohibited because it causes deer to congregate.

Bedford County Game Warden Philip Bietsch reports a Bedford County man was warned for spotlighting after 11 p.m.

York County Game Warden Scott Brookens reports a recent party on State Game Lands 170 in Perry County resulted in 18 citations being issued for various violations.

Mifflin County Game Warden Amanda Isett reports an individual was warned for hunting in a safety zone during archery deer season.

York County Game Warden Cameron M. Murphy reports he recently cited an individual for hunting through the use of bait in Penn Township, York County, on the opening day of archery season. There were two large mineral blocks within 40 yards of the hunter’s tree stand. The individual stated he didn’t know mineral blocks were considered “bait” to attract the deer. Appropriate charges are forthcoming.

Fulton County Game Warden Justin Klugh has handled an increase of illegal spotlighting reports throughout his patrol area as the weather has cooled off. Patrols will be increased accordingly.

Fulton County Game Warden Justin Klugh has filed charges against two individuals who illegally trespassed and placed trail cameras on private property