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Idaho Game Management Unit 27 Deer

  • ID:27
  • State:ID
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:1,536 square miles
  • Elevation:3,200 ft - 10,200 ft
  • Public Lands:1,536 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:100%
  • Campgrounds:7
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:9
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:5,841 acres
  • National Forests:Boise National Forest, Challis National Forest, Payette National Forest, Salmon National Forest
  • Lat-Long:44.759219, -114.901667

Area 27 regulates hunting opportunities for deer in Idaho and covers 1,536 square miles. Public lands comprise 1,536 square miles (100%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Big Creek, and Yellowjacket. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,200 feet to a high of 10,200 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 5,841 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 9 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Boise National Forest, Challis National Forest, Payette National Forest, Salmon National Forest, Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness.

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