State Game Lands Tours Slated For October

Pennsylvania’s state game lands really are something to see. Want to find out? Take one of the tours the Pennsylvania Game Commission is holding in October.

Nine tours are scheduled throughout the state, the first of which will be held Sunday, Oct. 2. More tours are planned each Sunday through Oct. 16.

The tours provide a good example of the opportunities available on game lands statewide, while showcasing how habitat work being done on these tracts benefit wildlife.

All tours are free, held rain or shine and open only to vehicles licensed for travel on public roads.

The tour In Elk County:

  • State Game Lands 311, Elk County, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — This tract contains nearly 3,800 acres of mountainous and wooded terrain. The elk herd uses this game lands as its primary range. The tour is self-guided with informational stops along the way. The tour will start near the intersection of Front and Walnut streets in Benezette. Questions can be directed to the Northcentral Region Office at 1-833-PGC-HUNT or 1-833-PGC-WILD.