USP understands a group called Allegheny Ridge Recreation Association that has received funding from the DCNR and is trying to push for a six-county ATV & OHV trail from Houtzdale, Pa to Flight 93 memorial. USP was informed by an individual who attended the meeting and stated the map that was shown at the meeting showed the trail going through miles of state game lands and state forests and would ruin a lot of good hunting.

Deer hunting has taken a major hit, by the concurrent seasons, excess doe tags, and multiple tags issued by PGC.   It’s already hard enough to find public land that you can walk more than a half-mile without running into a trail or road already and I think another ATV trail is the last thing our state game lands needs

Please send in your comments to or write your representative, you can find your representative by clicking here.   This is an important issue our PA state game lands that we have paid for with our taxes paid on sporting goods and the pitman-Robinson funds PGC get paid for these game lands.