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Idaho Game Management Unit Palouse Hells Canyon Wolf

  • ID:Palouse - Hells Canyon
  • State:ID
  • Species:Wolf
  • Area:3,712 square miles
  • Elevation:800 ft - 9,200 ft
  • Public Lands:1,598 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:44%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:13
  • Campgrounds:13
  • Fishing Access Sites:4
  • Trailheads:28
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:1 acres
  • National Forests:Nez Perce National Forest, Saint Joe National Forest, Wallowa National Forest
  • Lat-Long:46.349447, -116.566916

The Palouse - Hells Canyon zone regulates hunting opportunities for wolf in Idaho and covers 3,712 square miles. Public lands comprise 1,598 square miles (44%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Lewiston, Moscow, and Grangeville. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 800 feet to a high of 9,200 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 1 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 13 campgrounds, and 4 public fishing access sites. There are 28 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Nez Perce National Forest, Saint Joe National Forest, Wallowa National Forest, Hells Canyon Wilderness, Snowhole Rapids Wilderness Study Area. Additionally, 13 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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