Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 173

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Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 173
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 173
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 173
Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 148 Lawrence and Beaver Counties, Pennsylvania
LocationBeaver County, Pennsylvania
Nearest cityOhioville
Coordinates40°40′19″N 80°28′6″W / 40.67194°N 80.46833°W / 40.67194; -80.46833Coordinates: 40°40′19″N 80°28′6″W / 40.67194°N 80.46833°W / 40.67194; -80.46833
Area575 acres (233 ha)
Elevation1,234 feet (376 m)
OwnerPennsylvania Game Commission
WebsitePennsylvania State Game Lands

The Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 148 are Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Beaver County in Pennsylvania in the United States providing hunting, hiking, bird watching, wildlife photography and other activities.


Geography[edit]

Most of the Game Lands is located in Ohioville Borough with a small portion of the eastern end located in Industry Borough. Other nearby communities are Glasgow, Midland and Shippingport Boroughs, and populated places Fairview, Five Points, and Smiths Ferry. [1][2]

Statistics[edit]

SGL 173 consists of 1,063 acres (430 ha) in one parcel and was entered into the Geographic Names Information System as identification number 1205937 on 1 November 1989; its elevation is listed as 1,207 feet (368 m). It falls within the 15052 United States Postal Service zip code.[3]

Biology[edit]

Game Lands 173 offers hunting and furtaking for beaver (Castor canadensis), Coyote (Canis latrans), White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), Gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), Red fox (Vulpes Vulpes), Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus), mink (Neovison vison), Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus), Raccoon (Procyon lotor), squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) and possibly Bobcat (Lynx rufus). Non-game birds of special concern in SGL 173 are Scarlet tanager (Piranga olivacea), Cerulean warbler (Setophaga cerulean), and Kentucky warbler (Geothlypis Formosa).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://viewer.nationalmap.gov/advanced-viewer/ The National Map, retrieved 2 October 2018
  2. ^ a b Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 173, retrieved 2 October 2018
  3. ^ "State Game Lands Number 173". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2 October 2018.