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ELK HUNT ZONE DESCRIPTIONS
EHZ 1 -
EHZ 2 -
EHZ 3 -
EHZ 4 -
EHZ 5 -
EHZ 6 -

LICENSE ALLOCATION BY ELK HUNT ZONES (EHZ) - SEASON DATES NOV. 3-8, 2014
(108 LICENSES AVAILABLE - 27 ANTLERED, 81 ANTLERLESS)
OPEN TO ALL HUNTERS
EHZ 7 - CLOSED
4 ANTLERED; 15 ANTLERLESS
EHZ 8 - 1 ANTLERED; 3 ANTLERLESS
2 ANTLERED; 6 ANTLERLESS
EHZ 9 - 1 ANTLERED; 5 ANTLERLESS
2 ANTLERED; 2 ANTLERLESS
EHZ 10 - 3 ANTLERED; 8 ANTLERLESS
4 ANTLERED; 18 ANTLERLESS
EHZ 11 - 2 ANTLERED; 2 ANTLERLESS
3 ANTLERED; 10 ANTLERLESS
EHZ 12 - 5 ANTLERED; 12 ANTLERLESS

ELK MANAGEMENT AREA BOUNDARY

Beginning at the intersection of Rt. 287 and Rt. 6, west on Rt. 6 to the intersection with Rt. 219, then south on Rt. 219 to
I-80, then east on I-80 to Rt. 220, then west on Rt. 220 to Rt. 287 and then north on Rt. 287 to Rt. 6.

ELK HUNT ZONE DESCRIPTIONS

Elk hunt zones are described on the following pages. This information is based on current knowledge and may change prior
to the elk season as additional information (elk movements and behavior) becomes available. Hunters are advised to secure
written permission from private landowners prior to hunting.
Hunt Zone Rating System
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has provided a system for hunters that rates access (roads), the amount of public and
private land, and estimated elk populations within each hunt zone. This information may prove useful to hunters when
selecting zones on the elk license application.
Road Access
1 = Poor
2 = Moderate
3 = High
Public Lands
1 = 0-33%
2 = 34-66%
3 = 67-100%
Elk Population
1 = Low
2 = Moderate
3 = High

Elk Hunt Zone 1

Rating: Road Access 3

Public Lands 1

Population 1

Elk Hunt Zone 2

Rating: Road Access 1

Elk Hunt Zone 3

Rating: Road Access 2

Public Lands 3

Population 3

Elk Hunt Zone 4

Rating: Road Access 2

Public Lands 2

Population 2

Elk Hunt Zone 5

Rating: Road Access 2

Boundary: From intersection of U.S. 219 and U.S. 6 near Mt. Jewett, follow U.S. 6 to Rt. 155. Rt. 155 south to Rt. 120. Rt. 120 west to Rt. 255. Rt.
255 south to Cleveland St. near Byrnedale. Cleveland St. west to Byrnedale Rd. Byrnedale Rd. west to Gardner Hill Rd. Gardner Hill Rd. west to
Clear Cut Rd. Clear Cut Rd. west to Boone Mountain Rd. Boone Mountain Rd. south across Rt. 153 to Fire Tower Rd. Fire Tower Rd. south to Sierra
Heights Rd. Sierra Heights Rd. east to Kiehlmeier Rd. Kiehlmeier Rd. east to Mountain Run Rd. Mountain Run Rd. east to Rt. 255. Rt. 255 south to
Bark Camp Rd. Bark Camp Rd. east to Rt. 153. Rt. 153 south to Four Mile Rd. Four Mile Rd. east to McGeorge Rd. McGeorge Rd. south to Goshen
Rd. Goshen Rd. east to Rt. 970 at Shawville. Rt. 970 south to West Branch Susquehanna River. West Branch Susquehanna River east to Rt. 879 near
Karthaus. Rt. 879 south to Rt. 144 near Moshannon. Rt. 144 east to Interstate 80 interchange near Snowshoe. Interstate 80 west to U.S. 219 near
Dubois. U.S. 219 north to U.S. 6 near Mt. Jewett.

Public Lands 1

Population 3

Boundary: From St. Marys, take Rt. 120 east to SGL 14 boundary. SGL 14 boundary south to Dents Run Rd. Dents Run Rd. south to Porcupine Hollow Rd. Porcupine Hollow Rd. south to Dents Run. Dents Run north to Porcupine Hollow Run. Porcupine Hollow Run west to PGC parking lot at
intersection of Dewey Rd. and coal haul road on SGL 311. Coal haul road southwest to Front Street. Front Street south to Rt. 555. Rt. 555 west to
Gray Hill Rd. Gray Hill Rd. west to Mt. Zion Rd. Mt. Zion Rd. west to Caledonia Rd. Caledonia Rd. north to Rt. 255 to Rt. 120 in St. Marys.
Boundary: From intersection of Rt. 120 and SGL 14 western boundary, take Rt. 120 east to Moore Hill Rd. Moore Hill Rd. south to Hicks Run Rd.
Hicks Run Rd. south to East Hicks Run Rd. East Hicks Run Rd. south to Hicks Run Rd. Hicks Run Rd. south to Rt. 555. Rt. 555 west to Dents Run
Rd. Dents Run Rd. north to SGL 14 boundary. SGL 14 boundary north to Rt. 120.
Boundary: From intersection Rt. 120 and Moore Hill Rd., Rt. 120 east through Emporium. Rt. 120 south to Stillhouse Run Rd. below Emporium
Country Club. Stillhouse Run Rd. east to Ridge Rd. Ridge Rd. south to Grove Hill Rd. Grove Hill Rd. to Rt. 120 near Huntley. Rt. 120 north to the
Elk State Forest boundary. Elk State Forest boundary north and then south to Mason Hill Rd. (Castle Garden Rd.). Mason Hill Rd. south about 3.9
miles to Elk State Forest boundary south then west to Rt. 555 just east of Mix Run. Rt. 555 west to Hicks Run Rd. Hicks Run Rd. north to East Hicks
Run Rd. East Hicks Run Rd. north to Hicks Run Rd. Hicks Run Rd. north to Moore Hill Rd. Moore Hill Rd. north to Rt. 120.

Public Lands 2

Population 2

Boundary: From the intersection of Rt. 255 and Caledonia Rd., then Caledonia Rd. southeast to Rt. 555. Rt. 555 east to Caledonia Pike. Caledonia
Pike south to McGeorge Rd. McGeorge Rd. south to Four Mile Rd. Four Mile Rd. west to Rt. 153. Rt. 153 north to Bark Camp Rd. Bark Camp Rd
north to Rt. 255. Rt. 255 north to Mountain Run Rd. Mountain Run Rd. west to Kiehlmeier Rd. Kiehlmeier Rd. west to Sierra Heights Rd. Sierra
Heights Rd. west to Fire Tower Rd. Fire Tower Rd. north across Rt. 153 to Boone Mountain Rd. Boone Mountain Rd. north to Clearcut Rd. Clearcut
Rd. east to Gardner Hill Rd. Gardner Hill Rd. east to Byrnedale Rd. to Cleveland Rd. Cleveland Rd. east to Rt. 255 at Byrnedale. Rt. 255 north to
intersection with Caledonia Rd.

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