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Idaho Game Management Unit 21A 1X Elk

  • ID:21A-1X
  • State:ID
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:2,168 square miles
  • Elevation:3,200 ft - 12,400 ft
  • Public Lands:1,638 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:76%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:9
  • Campgrounds:10
  • Fishing Access Sites:8
  • Trailheads:24
  • National Forests:Beaverhead National Forest, Challis National Forest, Salmon National Forest, Targhee National Forest
  • Lat-Long:44.620850, -113.840067

The 21A-1X area regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Idaho and covers 2,168 square miles. Public lands comprise 1,638 square miles (76%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Salmon, and Baker. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,200 feet to a high of 12,400 feet above sea level. This area contains 10 campgrounds, and 8 public fishing access sites. There are 24 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Beaverhead National Forest, Challis National Forest, Salmon National Forest, Targhee National Forest, Burnt Creek Wilderness Study Area, Corral-Horse Basin Wilderness Study Area, Eighteen Mile Wilderness Study Area, Goldburg Wilderness Study Area, Jerry Peak West Wilderness Study Area, Jerry Peak Wilderness Study Area, Sawtooth Wilderness Study Area. Additionally, 9 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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