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Idaho Game Management Unit 5 wildlife

  • ID:5
  • State:ID
  • Species:wildlife
  • Area:1,017 square miles
  • Elevation:4,400 ft - 9,600 ft
  • Public Lands:294 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:29%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:4
  • Campgrounds:6
  • Fishing Access Sites:2
  • Trailheads:10
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:3,910 acres
  • National Forests:Cache National Forest, Caribou National Forest
  • Lat-Long:42.273524, -111.891117

Area 5 regulates hunting opportunities for wildlife in Idaho and covers 1,017 square miles. Public lands comprise 294 square miles (29%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Preston, Soda Springs, and Grace. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,400 feet to a high of 9,600 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 3,910 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 6 campgrounds, and 2 public fishing access sites. There are 10 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Cache National Forest, Caribou National Forest. Additionally, 4 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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