HUNTING ON RPA LANDS

 

Please review Steps to Hunt on RPA Lands, then read the following information.

Complete our Hunting Interest Form to receive updates and reminders before we open our 2021 Hunting Application in mid-August.

Hunting is allowed on RPA lands as follows:

Albert Family Community Forest

Hunting is permitted at Albert Family Community Forest with pre-registration on a first come first served basis. We restrict the maximum number of hunters on any one day.

Follow the steps below to apply for hunting privileges.

Hunting is permitted for Big Game (Deer / Bear) only.

Barberville Falls Preserve

Hunting is not permitted at Barberville Falls.

Chestnut Hill Preserve

Hunting at Chestnut Hill is allowed by special arrangement only as per the wishes

of the donor, Ken James. Public hunting on this land is not permitted.

 

Grafton Forest

(Gundrum land)

All activities that are allowed on the New York State-owned Pittstown State Forest are allowed at Grafton Forest. Open public hunting is allowed on this land.

 

Poesten Kill Bends Preserve

(Co-owned by Rensselaer Plateau Alliance and Rensselaer Land Trust)

Hunting is not permitted at Poesten Kill Bends.


Poestenkill Community Forest

Hunting is permitted at Poestenkill Community Forest with pre-registration on a first come first served basis. We restrict the maximum number of hunters on any one day.

Follow the steps below to apply for hunting privileges.

Hunting is permitted for Big Game (Deer / Bear) only.

Hunting applications for 2021 will be open from August 15 until October 15. Requests will be accepted beginning August 15 on a first come, first served basis in advance of the specific season / dates requested.

 

 

Steps to Hunt on RPA Lands:


 

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Click the button to fill out our quick Hunting Interest Form.

We'll keep you posted with  RPA news and updates about hunting on RPA lands. You'll also get reminders about registration, which begins every year in mid-August.