Hunting at William Penn State Forest
Hunting for deer, grouse, and squirrels can be found at the Goat Hill Serpentine Barrens.
Waterfowl hunting and fur trapping opportunities exist around Little Tinicum Island.
All Pennsylvania Game Commission seasons, rules, and regulations apply.
Chronic Wasting Disease
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), which is an always fatal disease to deer and elk, has been detected in all or portions of William Penn State Forest.
Hunters should be aware of special rules and regulations that apply to deer harvested within the Disease Management Area (DMA). It is recommended that those deer be tested for the disease.
To learn more about chronic wasting disease in state forests, please download the
Chronic Wasting Disease in State Forests fact sheet (PDF).
More information about CWD can be found on the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture websites. In addition, the Pennsylvania Game Commission provides information about deer processors in the DMA.