Raystown Lake to open recreation areas for Canada goose hunting season

Published Dec. 6, 2017
RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake will open the following areas to Canada goose hunting from Dec. 18, 2017, to Jan. 20, 2018: Seven Points Beach and Boat Launch Areas; Aitch Recreation Area; Tatman Run Beach and the Weaver Falls Recreation Area. Portions of these areas will remain closed to the general public except for the purpose of hunting Canada geese. The Corps will post signs designating hunting and restricted zones within these areas.

All aforementioned areas will also reopen from Jan. 27 - Feb. 24, 2018 for the purpose of hunting Canada geese.

There is no off-season maintenance on these roadways; vehicle operators will be traveling at their own risk. The Corps may close or choose not to open these areas based on a number of factors including inclement weather, road conditions, or other special activities. Hunters participating in hunting activities at Raystown Lake must strictly adhere to all Pennsylvania Game Commission regulations, applicable U.S. Fish and Wildlife regulations, as well as any special regulations posted by the Corps.

For more information on Raystown Lake’s natural resource management, visit the natural resource programs link at http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Missions/Dams-Recreation/Raystown/Natural-Resources/ or call (814) 658-3405.

Jude Harrington, park ranger

Release no. 17-023