Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 49

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Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 49
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 49
Map showing the location of Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 49
Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 49
LocationBedford and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania
Nearest cityJohnstown
Coordinates39°47′30″N 78°20′4″W / 39.79167°N 78.33444°W / 39.79167; -78.33444Coordinates: 39°47′30″N 78°20′4″W / 39.79167°N 78.33444°W / 39.79167; -78.33444
Area6,393 acres (2,587 ha)
Elevation1,204 feet (367 m)
Max. elevation1,948 feet (594 m)
Min. elevation960 feet (290 m)
OwnerPennsylvania Game Commission
WebsitePennsylvania State Game Lands

The Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 49 are Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Bedford and Fulton Counties in Pennsylvania in the United States providing hunting, bird watching, and other activities.

Geography[edit]

SGL 49 consists of five parcels located in Mann and Monroe Townships in Bedford County and Union Township in Fulton County near the villages of Amaranth, Barnes Gap, Buck Valley, Inglesmith, Lashley, Purcell, Robinsonville, Silver Mills. The largest parcel straddles more than 4 miles (6.4 km) of Town Hill along the border of Bradford and Fulton Counties and it shares a portion of its border with Buchanan State Forest, a small portion of SGL 49 lies to the northeast of the Forest. to the west other parcels are located on Rays Hill, Addison Ridge, and Hoop Pole Ridge. The Game Lands lie within the Potomac River watershed. Interstate 70 runs northeast of the Game Lands, Pennsylvania Route 484 is to the southeast, Pennsylvania Route 26 is to the southwest. Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 65 is just a couple of miles to the east of the upper parcel.[1][2]

Statistics[edit]

SGL 49 was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1193456, its elevation is listed as 1,893 feet (577 m). Elevations range from 760 feet (230 m) to 1,948 feet (594 m). It consists of 6,393 acres (2,587 ha) in two parcels.[3][1]

Biology[edit]

Hunting and furtaking species include white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus), gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), and turkey (Meleagris gallopavo).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The National Map". Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b Pennsylvania State Game Lands Number 49, retrieved 9 October 2018
  3. ^ "State Game Lands Number 49". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 9 October 2018.