hunt pa app

Hunt pa app

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has launched its new GoHuntPA Toolkit, a features-loaded, free app available through the website.

The app is designed to be handy for hunters, whether they’re viewing it at home in preparation for a hunt, or putting it to the test in the field.

The GoHuntPA Toolkit is the simplest way yet to find huntable tracts of state game lands, learn more about the habitat and wildlife there, and even view maps showing where the parking lots are located. Using augmented reality, the app allows users simply to hold their mobile devices in front of them to see the locations of nearby game lands. And by clicking on the flags that pop up to mark these sites, users can learn more about the tracts. Selecting the “route” option will activate your device’s GPS function and give you turn-by-turn directions to the parking lot of your choice.

Maps available through the app provide a more-detailed look at terrain and access points at game lands statewide. The app also allows users to check weather and daylight conditions, view hunting regulations, seasons and bag limits, and post pictures through Instagram of their days afield. There’s also a tracking feature that allows members of the same hunting party see the locations of others, and mark the sites where they parked or set up camp, to make sure they make it back. Meanwhile, an SOS safety feature allows users to notify friends and family of their exact GPS coordinates in the event of an emergency.

To download the GoHuntPA Toolkit, visit, or simply visit your device’s app store and search for the toolkit by name. The app might not be compatible with older devices or software.Game Commission Executive Director R. Matthew Hough said the GoHuntPA Toolkit aims to make hunting in Pennsylvania even more enjoyable, and more importantly, safer. And he urged hunters to download the free app before their next trip afield.

“The GoHuntPA Toolkit places useful and easy-to-access information directly into the palms of hunters’ hands, and makes it available to them wherever they go,” Hough said. “Aside from your license and other essential gear, about the only thing else you’ll need to bring along is a pair of fingerless gloves.”

Hunt pa app The Pennsylvania Game Commission has launched its new GoHuntPA Toolkit, a features-loaded, free app available through the website. The app is designed to be handy for

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  • Landowner name appears on parcels within the state
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    • State Wild Areas
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    • Timber Company Lands (publicly accessible Collins Pine Company and Matson Lumber Company lands, and properties potentially open to lease opportunities such as those owned by the Hancock Timber Resource Group, Molpus Woodlands, Heartwood Forestland, Coastal Forest Resources, Forest Investment Associates, Oak Hill Timber and the Patterson Lumber Co)
    • Non-profit Open Space Lands (properties owned by the Allegheny Valley Land Trust, French Creek Valley Conservancy, Wildlands Conservancy, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Wildlife Information Center (Lehigh Gap Nature Center), Brandywine Conservancy, Natural Lands Trust, Moraine Preservation Fund, Lake Mokoma Conservancy, and more!)
    • Local government
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  • Roads – Highways, city and county roads, National Forest roads, National Park roads, State Game Commission roads, National Wildlife Refuge roads, local park roads, and roads on Collins Pine Co lands
  • Trails – National Forest trails, National Park trails, state park trails, state forest trails, state game lands trails, US Fish & Wildlife trails, urban greenway trails, rails to trails, county trails, statewide water trails, the North Country Trail, and the Appalachian Trail
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  • Water – detailed data on rivers & streams, lakes, reservoirs, canals, ditches, springs, waterfalls
  • Bathymetry – depth contours in Lake Erie; various depth intervals for navigable/dredged waterways and ports
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  • United States Army Corps of Engineers shipwreck sites
  • Airports – with current FAA data
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Purchase of the Hunt Chip also includes the use of the Hunt App for 1 year, along with free Hunt Chip Updates. Turn your smartphone or tablet into a powerful field-use GPS with no cell service required.

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Version 20.0 Released on: Nov 17, 2020

  • Updated Wildlife Management Units to 2020-21 regulations
  • Updated Elk Hunt Zones to 2020-21
  • Removed Forest Game Cooperator Lands on request from Pennsylvania Game Commission

Version 19.0 Released on: Sep 18, 2019

  • Updated Wildlife Management Units to 2019-20 regulations
  • Updated Elk Hunt Zones to 2019-20
  • Added Forest Game Cooperator Lands

Version 18.0 Released on: Oct 2, 2018

  • Updated land ownership statewide
  • Added shooting ranges throughout the state
  • Added additional recreational data to the North Country National Scenic Trail
  • Updated Wildlife Management Units to 2018-19 regulations
  • Updated Elk Hunt Zones to 2018-19 regulations

Version 17.0 Released on: Jul 28, 2017

  • Updated land ownership statewide
  • Updated Wildlife Management Units to 2017-18 regulations
  • Updated Elk Hunt Zones to 2017-18 regulations
  • Big updates to our county road network and trails systems

Version 16.0 Released on: Jul 13, 2016

  • Updated 2016-2017 Wildlife Management Units
  • Adjusted color on icons for campgrounds, trailheads, picnic areas, cabins, springs, fishing accesses
  • Added additional trails in select local parks, state parks, state forests, and non-profit lands

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  • Recreation sites
  • National Park visitor maps
  • Historic wildfire perimeters
  • Active fires
  • Possible access lands
  • Much more

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Purchase of the Hunt Membership also includes updates for the Hunt GPS Chip.


onX Hunt prides itself in offering a multi-platform mapping system. Hunt App works on iOS and Android mobile phones as well as provides access to our mapping solutions from your computer.

Map updates

As land ownership, hunting areas, and other map data change we update the map data on our servers. This new map data will automatically be loaded to your Hunt App without you having to do anything.

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Land ownership coverage

Our parcel coverage map lets you know at a glance which states and counties we have private land owner data for in our products. Due to differing state regulations and availability of data, we currently do not have complete coverage for every state and county. However, if a state or county makes the parcel data available, we make every effort to include it in future updates.

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