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Idaho Game Management Unit Southern Idaho Wolf

  • ID:Southern Idaho
  • State:ID
  • Species:Wolf
  • Area:33,030 square miles
  • Elevation:2,200 ft - 12,400 ft
  • Public Lands:19,530 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:60%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:150
  • Campgrounds:91
  • Fishing Access Sites:34
  • Trailheads:181
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:128,286 acres
  • National Forests:Boise National Forest, Bridger National Forest, Cache National Forest, Caribou National Forest, Humboldt National Forest, Sawtooth National Forest, Targhee National Forest
  • Lat-Long:42.816322, -113.983182

The Southern Idaho zone regulates hunting opportunities for wolf in Idaho and covers 33,030 square miles. Public lands comprise 19,530 square miles (60%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Boise, Nampa, and Crystal. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 2,200 feet to a high of 12,400 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 128,286 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 91 campgrounds, and 34 public fishing access sites. There are 181 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Boise National Forest, Bridger National Forest, Cache National Forest, Caribou National Forest, Humboldt National Forest, Sawtooth National Forest, Targhee 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, Cedar Butte Wilderness Study Area, Craters of the Moon National Monument Wilderness, 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, Petticoat Peak Wilderness Study Area, Pole Creek Wilderness Study Area, Shale Butte Wilderness Study Area, Sheep Creek East Wilderness Study Area, Shoshone Wilderness Study Area, South Fork Owyhee River Wilderness Study Area, South Fork Snake River Islands Wilderness Study Area, Squaw Creek Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Upper Deep Creek Wilderness Study Area, West Fork Red Canyon Wilderness Study Area. Additionally, 150 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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