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Southcentral Region



October 16, 2020: The Altoona Water Authority (AWA) has entered two recently acquired properties into agreement with the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
November 19, 2019: PGC Southcentral Region Office Open Friday, Nov. 29
April 2019, We need your help. Multiple dead geese found in Camp Hill

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 - January 15, 2021

Juniata County Game Warden Eric Kelly reports multiple charges pending against a Juniata County resident and a Florida resident for hunting through the use of a motorized vehicle, shooting across the roadway, and attempt to take a deer unlawfully.

Perry County Game Warden Kevin P. Anderson Jr. reports a Perry County hunter was recently charged for killing more than one antlered deer during the season. Information about the violation was provided through the region dispatch center and a follow-up investigation revealed the hunter had killed a trophy-class buck after killing a smaller buck during the archery deer season.

York County Game Warden Scott Brookens reports an individual was arrested after it was determined he shot a doe in closed season, then in an attempt to cover it up, took a tag from a second individual and used that to tag the doe.

York County Game Warden Justin Ritter reports a man was charged for taking two antlered deer with a rifle during the archery season.

Cumberland County Game Warden John Fetchkan reports that several illegal deer investigations are still being conducted and some have been adjudicated. Tagging violations were encountered and two involved hunters who used the previous seasons’ tags. Hunters are reminded it is unlawful to carry expired licenses and harvest tags.

Blair and Huntingdon counties Land Management Officer Chris Skipper reports hunters are reminded that, due to weather-related issues, some seasonally-open roads on State Game Lands may be temporarily closed.