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Colorado Game Management Unit 551 Big Game

  • ID:551
  • State:CO
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:546 square miles
  • Public Lands:507 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:93%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:7
  • Campgrounds:3
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • National Forests:Gunnison National Forest, Rio Grande National Forest, San Isabel National Forest
  • Lat-Long:38.427201, -106.521237

Unit 551 regulates hunting opportunities for big game in Colorado and covers 546 square miles. Public lands comprise 507 square miles (93%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Pitkin, Ohio, and Parlin. This unit is a gateway to these forested areas: Gunnison National Forest, Rio Grande National Forest, San Isabel National Forest. Additionally, 7 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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