Opening of recreation areas to Canada Goose Hunting

Published Dec. 1, 2012

RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pa. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announces the opening of the following areas beginning Tuesday, December 11, 2012 for Canada Goose Hunting: Seven Points Beach, Aitch Recreation Area, Tatman Run Beach, and the Weaver Falls Recreation Area. Portions of these areas will be closed, except for the purpose of hunting Canada Geese.

All areas listed above will be open during the late Canada Goose season ending January 15, 2013. Areas will also be open from February 1 to February 28, 2013 for the purpose of hunting Canada Geese.

The Corps will post signs designating hunting and restricted zones within these areas. There is no off-season maintenance on these roadways. The Corps may close these access areas depending on weather and road conditions. Vehicle operators will be traveling at their own risk.

Hunters participating in hunting activities at the Raystown Lake Project 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 natural resources and hunting programs, visit the natural resources stewardship link at

Tara Whitsel, Park Ranger

Release no. 12-44