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Colorado Game Management Unit 48 Big Game

  • ID:48
  • State:CO
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:300 square miles
  • Public Lands:267 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:89%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:26
  • Campgrounds:7
  • Fishing Access Sites:6
  • Trailheads:6
  • National Forests:San Isabel National Forest, White River National Forest
  • Lat-Long:39.131261, -106.430523

Unit 48 regulates hunting opportunities for big game in Colorado and covers 300 square miles. Public lands comprise 267 square miles (89%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Leadville, and Tennessee Pass. This area contains 7 campgrounds, and 6 public fishing access sites. There are 6 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: San Isabel National Forest, White River National Forest, Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, Holy Cross Wilderness, Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness, Mount Massive Wilderness. Additionally, 26 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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