Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 182

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Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 182
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 182
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 182
Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 182
LocationBerks County
Nearest townKutztown
Lenhartsville
Coordinates40°31′44″N 75°49′4″W / 40.52889°N 75.81778°W / 40.52889; -75.81778Coordinates: 40°31′44″N 75°49′4″W / 40.52889°N 75.81778°W / 40.52889; -75.81778
Area273 acres (110 ha)
Elevation427 feet (130 m)
Max. elevation620 feet (190 m)
Min. elevation360 feet (110 m)
OwnerPennsylvania Game Commission
WebsitePennsylvania State Game Lands

The Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 182 are Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Berks County in Pennsylvania in the United States providing hunting, bird watching, and other activities.

Geography[edit]

SGL 182 consists of one parcel located in Greenwich and Richmond Townships in Berks County. The Game Lands is bisected by Sacony Creek, which drains to Maiden Creek, part of the Schuylkill River and then the Delaware River watersheds. Sacony Creek bisects the SGL 182. The lowest elevation is about 360 feet (110 m) along the creek bed, the highest elevation of the northern portion is about 440 feet (130 m) and the southern portion is about 620 feet (190 m). Other nearby protected areas include Pennsylvania State Game Lands 106, 110, 280, Appalachian National Scenic Trail and Weiser State Forest. Nearby communities include the boroughs of Kutztown and Lenhartsville, and populated places Bowers, Dreibelbis, Eagle Point, Grimville, Kempville, Klinesville, Krumsville, Mengel, Mill Creek Corner, Monterey, Mosolem, Mosolem Springs, New Smithville, Schofer, and Virginville. U.S. Route 222 passes to the south of the Game Lands, Pennsylvania Route 737 passes to the east, and Pennsylvania Route 143 passes to the west.[1][2]

Statistics[edit]

SGL 182 was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1193440, listing the elevation as 427 feet (130 m). It consists of 273 acres (110 ha) in one parcel, elevations range from 360 feet (110 m) to 620 feet (190 m).[3][1]

Biology[edit]

Hunting and trapping game include deer (Odocoileus virginianus), rabbit (Sylvilagus floridanus), pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), and turkey (Meleagris gallopavo).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b https://viewer.nationalmap.gov/advanced-viewer/ The National Map, retrieved 30 October 2018
  2. ^ a b Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 182, retrieved 30 October 2018
  3. ^ "State Game Lands Number 182". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 30 October 2018.