More than 2.2 million acres of public and private land beckon hunters to pursue everything from wild turkeys to ruffed grouse (the state bird), rabbits, elk, white-tailed deer and black bears. The Pennsylvania Game Commission regulates hunting through licensing and setting seasons. Find state parks in the 10-county region here.
“Because of the GAP trail, Connellsville and other communities are starting to recover. It’s great to be a part of that.”