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Nebraska Hunt Unit Box Elder Elk

  • ID:Box Elder
  • State:NE
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:17,821 square miles
  • Elevation:2,000 ft - 4,200 ft
  • Public Lands:165 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:1%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:1313
  • Campgrounds:46
  • Fishing Access Sites:1
  • Trailheads:11
  • National Forests:Nebraska National Forest
  • Lat-Long:40.956196, -100.669757

The Box Elder unit regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Nebraska and covers 17,821 square miles. Public lands comprise 165 square miles (1%) of the total land covered by this hunt unit. The greater region is best serviced by North Platte, Lexington, and Mccook. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 2,000 feet to a high of 4,200 feet above sea level. This area contains 46 campgrounds, and 1 public fishing access sites. There are 11 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Nebraska National Forest. Additionally, 1313 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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