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Idaho Game Management Unit 46 1X Elk

  • ID:46-1X
  • State:ID
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:817 square miles
  • Elevation:2,800 ft - 6,900 ft
  • Public Lands:443 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:55%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:2
  • Campgrounds:1
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:2
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:60 acres
  • National Forests:None
  • Lat-Long:42.464847, -114.845897

Area 46-1X regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Idaho and covers 817 square miles. Public lands comprise 443 square miles (55%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Buhl, Wendell, and Filer. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 2,800 feet to a high of 6,900 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 60 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 2 trailheads that provide public gateways to these wilderness areas: Lower Salmon Falls Creek Wilderness Study Area. Additionally, 2 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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