Ground Blinds and Tree Stands Rules



The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Elk State Forest office would like to remind all hunters planning on hunting on State Forest about the rules and regulations pertaining to ground blinds and tree stands.

Ground blinds and tree stands may be left for any length of time within the period beginning two weeks prior to the first deer season and ending two weeks after the close of the last deer season.  This year hunters will be able to start placing ground blinds and tree stands on the Elk State Forest beginning on September 17, 2016 but must have them removed by January 28, 2017.


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