Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 261

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Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 261
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 261
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 261
Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 261
LocationBedford County
Nearest townHopewell
Coordinates40°7′0″N 78°16′0″W / 40.11667°N 78.26667°W / 40.11667; -78.26667Coordinates: 40°7′0″N 78°16′0″W / 40.11667°N 78.26667°W / 40.11667; -78.26667
Area3,220 acres (1,300 ha)
Elevation1,427 feet (435 m)
Max. elevation1,943 feet (592 m)
Min. elevation920 feet (280 m)
OwnerPennsylvania Game Commission
WebsitePennsylvania State Game Lands

The Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 261 are Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Bedford County in Pennsylvania in the United States providing hunting, bird watching, and other activities.

Geography[edit]

SGL 104 consists of a single parcel located in Broad Top Township. The northwest boundary parallels the Raystown Branch Juniata River, part of the Susquehanna River watershed. the southeastern boundary lies upon Kimber Mountain. Nearby communities include the Borough of Hopewell and populated places Cypher, Eichelbergertown, Jerkwater, Kearney, Langdondale, Marble City, Sandy Run, Stone Row, and Sunny Side. Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 73 is a few miles to the west and Buchanan State Forest is to the east. Pennsylvania Route 26 runs a few miles north.[1][2]

Statistics[edit]

SGL 104 was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 1 April 1990 as identification number 1208334, its elevation is listed as 1,427 feet (435 m). Elevations range from 920 feet (280 m) to 1,943 feet (592 m). It consists of 3,220 acres (1,300 ha) in one parcel.[3][1]

Biology[edit]

Hunting and furtaking species include bear (Ursus americanus), Coyote (Canis latrans), deer (Odocoileus virginianus), ducks, Gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), Red fox (Vulpes vulpes), Canada goose (Branta canadensis), grouse (Bonasa umbellus), Raccoon (Procyoon lotor), squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), turkey (Meleagris gallopavo).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b https://viewer.nationalmap.gov/advanced-viewer/ The National Map, retrieved 22 October 2018
  2. ^ a b Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 261, retrieved 22 October 2018
  3. ^ "State Game Lands Number 104". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 22 October 2018.