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Connecting YOU with Wildlife – Pennsylvania Game Commission

Fall Programs and Events

The Game Commission is hosting several fall programs in Elk County and one at the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area. View the schedule below.

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September 27 Visit with the Game Commission, Elk County Visit with the Game Commission on the elk range at Winslow Hill and Dents Run. 3:30 PM until dark. Enhance your visit with a list of elk viewing destinations and information about Pennsylvania elk.  The Winslow Hill Viewing Area is located on top of Winslow Hill 1.2 miles north of route 555 on the left side of Winslow Hill Road from Benezette. The Dents Run Viewing Area is located along Winslow Hill Road, roughly two miles north of route 555 from Benezette. Continue past the Winslow Hill viewing area about eight-tenths of a mile on the black-topped Winslow Hill Road. More information is available through the Northcentral Region Office, 570-398-4744.

September 27 Campfire and Geocaching Program, Elk County Visit with the Game Commission on the elk range at Dents Run for a campfire (starts at 7:30 PM) and a program on Geocaching(8-8:30 PM) followed by an optional Night Cache. Bring your own chair and flashlight. Enhance your visit with a list of elk viewing destinations and information about Pennsylvania elk. The Dents Run Viewing Area is located along Winslow Hill Road, roughly two miles north of route 555 from Benezette. Continue past the Winslow Hill viewing area about eight-tenths of a mile on the black-topped Winslow Hill Road. More information is available through the Northcentral Region Office, 570-398-4744.
September 28 National Hunting & Fishing Day, Klienfeltersville Hunters and anglers have always been at the forefront of the conservation movement. National Hunting and Fishing Day is designed to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of sportsmen towards conservation. It also is designed to introduce others to the joys of outdoor pursuits. Many sportsmen’s organizations will be represented along with other conservation groups. There will be ongoing exhibits, programs and activities throughout the day. If you appreciate and enjoy the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, come out and thank the sportsmen; for without them, places like Middle Creek would not exist. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For further information or directions, please call the Middle Creek Visitor Center at: 717-733-1512.
October 3 Visit with the Game Commission, Elk County Visit with the Game Commission on the elk range at Winslow Hill. 3:30 PM until dark. Enhance your visit with a list of elk viewing destinations and information about Pennsylvania elk. The Winslow Hill Viewing Area is located on top of Winslow Hill 1.2 miles north of route 555 on the left side of Winslow Hill Road from Benezette. More information is available through the Northcentral Region Office, 570-398-4744.
October 4 Visit with the Game Commission, Elk County Visit with the Game Commission on the elk range at Winslow Hill. 3:30 PM until dark. Enhance your visit with a list of elk viewing destinations and information about Pennsylvania elk. The Winslow Hill Viewing Area is located on top of Winslow Hill 1.2 miles north of route 555 on the left side of Winslow Hill Road from Benezette. More information is available through the Northcentral Region Office, 570-398-4744.
October 4 Campfire and Pennsylvania Owls Program, Elk County Visit with the Game Commission on the elk range at Dents Run for a campfire (starts at 7:30 PM) and to learn about Pennsylvania Owls(8-8:30 PM). Bring your own chair. Enhance your visit with a list of elk viewing destinations and information about Pennsylvania elk.  The Dents Run Viewing Area is located along Winslow Hill Road, roughly two miles north of route 555 from Benezette. Continue past the Winslow Hill viewing area about eight-tenths of a mile on the black-topped Winslow Hill Road. More information is available through the Northcentral Region Office, 570-398-4744.
October 5 Wildlife Sign, Elk County Visit with the Game Commission on the elk range at Dents Run for a program on Wildlife Sign at 11:00 AM. Enhance your visit with a list of elk viewing destinations and information about Pennsylvania elk. The Dents Run Viewing Area is located along Winslow Hill Road, roughly two miles north of route 555 from Benezette. Continue past the Winslow Hill viewing area about eight-tenths of a mile on the black-topped Winslow Hill Road. More information is available through the Northcentral Region Office, 570-398-4744.
October 10 Visit with the Game Commission, Elk County Visit with the Game Commission on the elk range at Winslow Hill. 3:30 PM until dark. Enhance your visit with a list of elk viewing destinations and information about Pennsylvania elk. The Winslow Hill Viewing Area is located on top of Winslow Hill 1.2 miles north of route 555 on the left side of Winslow Hill Road from Benezette. More information is available through the Northcentral Region Office, 570-398-4744.
October 11 Visit with the Game Commission, Elk County Visit with the Game Commission on the elk range at Winslow Hill. 3:30 PM until dark. Enhance your visit with a list of elk viewing destinations and information about Pennsylvania elk. The Winslow Hill Viewing Area is located on top of Winslow Hill 1.2 miles north of route 555 on the left side of Winslow Hill Road from Benezette. More information is available through the Northcentral Region Office, 570-398-4744.
October 11 Campfire and Pennsylvania Bats Program, Elk County Visit with the Game Commission on the elk range at Dents Run for a campfire (starts at 7:30 PM) and to learn about Pennsylvania Bats (8-8:30 PM). Bring your own chair. Enhance your visit with a list of elk viewing destinations and information about Pennsylvania elk. The Dents Run Viewing Area is located along Winslow Hill Road, roughly two miles north of route 555 from Benezette. Continue past the Winslow Hill viewing area about eight-tenths of a mile on the black-topped Winslow Hill Road. More information is available through the Northcentral Region Office, 570-398-4744.

Also scheduled are tours for state game lands and game farms.

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