State Game Lands No. 70, comprising 6,363 acres, is located in Wayne and Susquehanna Counties bordering the New York-Pennsylvania state line. The terrain is rollilng and forested hills. The most prevalent game species are deer, bear, turkey 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.