Monocacy Hill is open for all hunting seasons designated by the Pa Game Commission. Hunting will continue through
February 22, 2015.
For details on hunting seasons and hunting regulations, please refer to the
PA GAME COMMISSION website available at the link above.
There is no hunting allowed on
Sundays. Monocacy Hill will be closed to park users, other than hunters, from December 1 through December 13th
with the exception of Sunday, December 7. Due to safety concerns, Amity Township no longer allows the use of rifles on
BE SAFE BE SEEN
All park users are advised to wear fluorescent orange during
NEWS ITEMS We recently completed our
first major herbicide project with funding from the Schuylkill Highlands- Conservation Landscape Initiative. The
grant was awarded to Amity Township in 2010 to treat over 30 acres of invasive Japanese honeysuckle at Monocacy
Hill. MHCA partnered on the project with matching funds and over 425 volunteer hours. For more information
on this project visit the following page.
WE'RE ENJOYING A HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL FUND-RAISING EFFORT THROUGH REDNER'S WAREHOUSE MARKETS "SAVE-A-TAPE"PROGRAM. OUR ORGANIZATION WILL RECEIVE 1% OT THE TOTAL OF ALL ACCEPTABLE REGISTER TAPES SUBMITTED. PLEASE CLICK
HERE TO LEARN THE DETAILS OF THE PROGRAM AND WHAT TAPES ARE ACCEPTABLE. THEN, IF YOU WANT TO SUPPORT MHCA'S MISSION WITH
LITTLE OR NO EFFORT AND NO ADDITIONAL OUT-OF POCKET EXPENSE, STUFF A STASH OF ACCEPTABLE REDNER'S REGISTER TAPES
IN OUR GREEN BOX LOCATED AT THE PARK ENTRANCE (SHOWN ABOVE) OR SEND THEM IN AN ENVELOPE TO:
MHCA P.O. BOX 3 DOUGLASSVILLE, PA 19518
WELCOME TO OUR
ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION AND MONOCACY HILL RECREATION AREA, AMITY TOWNSHIP, BERKS COUNTY, PA.
Monocacy Hill Recreation Area is a 428 acre forest located
in Amity Township , Douglassville, PA. This recreation area was purchased by Amity Township in 1967 for
open space and recreation purposes. It features over 5 miles of forest trails and is open year round from
dawn to dusk for a variety of activities. Park rules and trail maps are available at the park entrance on Geiger Road.
Click on the picture, below, to view a short video montage of Monocacy Hill by Daniel Marmontello -- and don't forget
to view in "full screen"!
MONOCACY HILL - Video by Daniel Marmontello
Click on the Photo for a Video Highlighting Monocacy Hill
Monocacy Hill is a valuable
natural resource in this area, providing habitat for wild animals and plants, watershed protection and various kinds
of outdoor recreation for the people of this region. With development increasing all around us, Monocacy Hill is one of the
few natural open spaces remaining in the area. MHCA assists Amity Township year round in maintaining the trails and
facilities. The work that we do allows area residents to enjoy this beautiful recreation area.
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