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Idaho Game Management Unit 52 Elk

  • ID:52
  • State:ID
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:1,990 square miles
  • Elevation:2,200 ft - 8,200 ft
  • Public Lands:797 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:41%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:3
  • Campgrounds:4
  • Fishing Access Sites:7
  • Trailheads:18
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:1,251 acres
  • National Forests:None
  • Lat-Long:43.475434, -116.404675

Area 52 regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Idaho and covers 1,990 square miles. Public lands comprise 797 square miles (41%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Boise, Nampa, and Meridian. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 2,200 feet to a high of 8,200 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 1,251 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 4 campgrounds, and 7 public fishing access sites. Additionally, 3 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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