§ 135.51. Designated roads on State game lands open to ATVs.

 State game land roads that will be open for use by permitted persons operating ATVs will be designated by the Director. The Commission will make a list of these open roads available to the permittee, and will provide the list by mail to a permitted person that has applied for a towing vehicle placard.

   (1)  The Director, or a designee, may close State game lands or portions thereof, to recreational or other uses, when the specified uses may be or has become detrimental to those lands or the flora or fauna thereon, or where the uses conflict with legal hunting, furtaking or fishing activities or the Commission’s management or administration of State game lands. The closure may be seasonal or year-round and shall remain in effect until the Director, or a designee, removes the restrictions.

   (2)  Designated roads shall be open for use by permitted persons from 14 days prior to the opening day of the archery season to the closing day of the late muzzleloader/archery season and during the spring turkey season.


   The provisions of this §  135.51 issued under the Game and Wildlife Code, 34 Pa.C.S. §  721(a).


   The provisions of this §  135.51 adopted July 16, 1999, effective July 17, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3734.

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  135.49 (relating to scope); and 58 Pa. Code §  135.50 (relating to definitions).

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