Hunting in the West


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West

Erie Bluffs State ParkOver 500 acres are open to hunting, trapping, and the training of dogs from the day after Labor Day through March 31. Common game species are deer, turkey, and small game.
Hillman State Park

About 3,654 acres are available. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information. This park is managed for hunting by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Keystone State Park

About half of Keystone State Park is open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are deer, turkey, squirrel, pheasant and grouse. Hunting on the lake and surrounding area is prohibited. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.

Kooser State Park

Because of the park's small size, hunting is not permitted in the park. Hunters frequently camp in the park and walk to the Forbes State Forest lands that are adjacent to the park. Common game species are deer, turkey and grouse.

Laurel Hill State Park

About 2,100 acres are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are rabbit, squirrel, grouse, turkey, deer, black bear, Canada goose and raccoon. Most of Laurel Hill Lake is open to goose and waterfowl hunting. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.

Laurel Ridge State Park

Almost all of Laurel Ridge State Park is open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs from the fall archery season until March 31 of the following year. Common game species are deer, turkey and grouse. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.

Laurel Summit State Park

Laurel Summit provides acces to hunting in Forbes State Forest.

Linn Run State Park

Over 400 acres are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are deer, turkey, bear and squirrel. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.

Maurice K. Goddard State Park

Over 1,155 acres of Maurice K. Goddard State Park, plus Lake Wilhelm, are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are deer and waterfowl. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information. State Game Land 270 is adjacent to the park.

McConnells Mill State Park

Many acres are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are grouse, deer, turkey, rabbit and squirrel. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.

Moraine State Park

About 13,600 acres of Moraine State Park are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are waterfowl, deer, turkey, grouse, bear, rabbit, pheasant and squirrel. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.

Ohiopyle State Park

Over 18,000 acres are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are deer, turkey, grouse, rabbit, squirrel and other small game. Loaded firearms are not permitted within 50 feet of the Great Allegheny Passage. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information. Adjacent state game lands 51 and 111 provide additional hunting and recreational opportunities.

Oil Creek State Park

About 6,250 acres are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are rabbit, deer, squirrel, turkey,black bear and ruffed grouse. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.

Presque Isle State Park

Hunting is prohibited in the park except for controlled duck and goose hunting in season. Hunting is restricted to designated and authorized blinds only. Regulated wildlife management hunts may be conducted if needed.

Pymatuning State Park

About 10,300 acres are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are deer, turkey, rabbit, squirrel and waterfowl.

Raccoon Creek State Park

Over 6,000 acres are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are deer, turkey, rabbit, grouse, pheasant and squirrel. Early and late goose hunting may occur. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.

Ryerson Station State Park

About 900 acres are open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs from the fall archery season through March 31 of the following year. Common game species are deer, squirrel and turkey. Early and late goose hunting may occur. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.

Yellow Creek State Park

Most of Yellow Creek State Park is open to hunting, trapping and the training of dogs during established seasons. Common game species are deer, pheasant, rabbit, squirrel, bear, turkey and waterfowl. Contact the park office for ADA accessible hunting information.