State Game Lands #175
State Game Lands Number 175, New Milford
State Game Lands No. 175, consists of 736 acres, located in
Susquehanna County northwest of New Milford. The terrain runs from
fairl steep slopes to moist bottom land along several streams, and is
mostly wooded. Primary game species are deer, turkey, rabbit,
squirrel, and grouse.
State Game Lands now totaling more than 1.5 million acres are
purchased, managed and maintained primarily for outdoor recreation
in the form of sport-hunting.
While portions of sportsmen's license fees and taxes on sporting arms
and ammunition have made the acquisition and development of these
lands possible, other users are welcome. Recreation such as boating,
fishing, hiking birdwatching, and nature study is encouraged.
The Game Commission is concerned with protecting and
perpetuations non-game wildlife species, along with managing for an
annual harvest of all game species. While sport hunting, embracing
the elements of fair chase, is the ultimate goal in wildlife
management, other benefits have enhanced the quality of life for all
who enjoy the out-of-doors.
For benefit of all users, please respect posted rules and regulations.
Entry upon posted wildlife refuges and propagation areas is
prohibited. Motorized vehicles are prohibited on gated roads and
trails; snowmobiles excepted where so designated and posted.