Hunting & Leasing

Lyme Allegheny Timberlands offers recreational leases for sporting groups, hunt clubs, individuals, and families. Popular recreational activities include hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, bird watching, snowmobiling, ATV riding, and enjoying the beauty of the region. For additional information on recreational leasing opportunities, please visit our leasing website.

Nearly 60,000 acres will be open to the public for hunting during the 2021-2022 season under the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Hunter Access Program. Sunday hunting is allowed on Lyme timberlands on all days permissible by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Please view our map of DMAP units, which include 5,112 acres in Elk County, another 3,032-acre tract in Elk County, an 8,354-acre tract in Cameron and Elk counties, 12,981 acres in McKean County, and an approximately 27,000-acre tract in Cameron, Elk, and McKean counties, and a total of nearly 900 permits. DMAP permits can be purchased through the Pennsylvania Automated License System (PALS). Please see the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s website for more information on DMAP units and obtaining permits. Please refer to the following maps for roads open within DMAP units: 1109, 2416, 3598, 3599, 4517

In addition, the Sterling Run tract in Cameron County is open to the public because of its Working Forest Conservation Easement with Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Please refer to our map of the property with information on open roads and forest management. 

A popular hunting and fishing destination, with high-quality streams that support native brook trout and a diverse forested landscape for deer hunting.

Finley Falls

Home to distinctive regional wildlife populations, including Elk and Yellow Warbler.

Photo credit:
Randy Flament, Cameron County Resident, decades-long Emporium Hardwoods employee, PFPA Board Member