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Idaho Game Management Unit 73 1 Deer

  • ID:73-1
  • State:ID
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:638 square miles
  • Elevation:4,600 ft - 9,400 ft
  • Public Lands:219 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:35%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:1
  • Campgrounds:2
  • Fishing Access Sites:2
  • Trailheads:6
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:3,362 acres
  • National Forests:Cache National Forest, Caribou National Forest
  • Lat-Long:42.186407, -111.825117

Area 73-1 regulates hunting opportunities for deer in Idaho and covers 638 square miles. Public lands comprise 219 square miles (35%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Preston, Franklin, and Downey. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,600 feet to a high of 9,400 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 3,362 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 2 campgrounds, and 2 public fishing access sites. There are 6 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Cache National Forest, Caribou National Forest. Additionally, 1 site is open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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