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Idaho Game Management Unit 2 White fronted Goose

  • ID:2
  • State:ID
  • Species:White-fronted Goose
  • Area:24,630 square miles
  • Elevation:2,100 ft - 12,400 ft
  • Public Lands:16,107 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:66%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:93
  • Campgrounds:97
  • Fishing Access Sites:17
  • Trailheads:149
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:195,995 acres
  • National Forests:Boise National Forest, Challis National Forest, Humboldt National Forest, Payette National Forest, Sawtooth National Forest
  • Lat-Long:43.033963, -115.474972

Area 2 regulates hunting opportunities for white-fronted goose in Idaho and covers 24,630 square miles. Public lands comprise 16,107 square miles (66%) 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 2,100 feet to a high of 12,400 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 195,995 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 97 campgrounds, and 17 public fishing access sites. There are 149 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Boise National Forest, Challis National Forest, Humboldt National Forest, Payette National Forest, Sawtooth National Forest, Bear Den Butte Wilderness Study Area, Big Jacks Creek Wilderness Study Area, Black Butte Wilderness Study Area, Black Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Bruneau River Wilderness Study Area, Deer Creek Wilderness Study Area, Duncan Creek Wilderness Study Area, Great Rift Wilderness Study Area, Horsehead Spring Wilderness Study Area, Jarbidge River Wilderness Study Area, King Hill Creek Wilderness Study Area, Lava Wilderness Study Area, Little City of Rocks Wilderness Study Area, Little Deer Wilderness Study Area, Little Jacks Creek Wilderness Study Area, Little Owyhee River Wilderness Study Area, Lookout Butte Wilderness Study Area, Lower Salmon Falls Creek Wilderness Study Area, Middle Fork Owyhee River Wilderness Study Area, North Fork Owyhee River Wilderness Study Area, Pole Creek Wilderness Study Area, Sawtooth Wilderness, Shale Butte Wilderness Study Area, Sheep Creek East Wilderness Study Area, Shoshone Wilderness Study Area, South Fork Owyhee River Wilderness Study Area, Squaw Creek Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Upper Deep Creek Wilderness Study Area, West Fork Red Canyon Wilderness Study Area. Additionally, 93 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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