Ecology and Management
Conowingo Pond is managed for its habitat being of highest and best use.
Conowingo Pond overlooks the Susquehanna River just beneath the Holtwood Dam and Norman Wood Bridge.
Conowingo Pond is open to Mixed-Use and Archery-Only Hunting with areas of No-Hunting. It is your responsibility to be aware of the areas with hunting restrictions. Respect property boundaries and safety zones. All Pennsylvania Game Commission Rules and Regulations apply. See ‘Where to Hunt’ for more details.
Report Hunting Violations: PA Game Commission at 888-742-8001 or 610-926-3136
This preserve was acquired as part of a nationally recognized landscape protection project known as the PPL Project. Funds for that Project were provided by the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, The Conservation Fund, Lancaster County, York County, PPL, Talen Energy, and Brookfield Renewable. The tracts that form the Conowingo Pond Nature Preserve were donated by PPL Holtwood, Talen Energy, and Brookfield Renewable.