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Nebraska Hunt Unit Niobrara River Elk

  • ID:Niobrara River
  • State:NE
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:13,511 square miles
  • Elevation:1,500 ft - 4,200 ft
  • Public Lands:346 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:3%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:98
  • Campgrounds:42
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:9
  • National Forests:Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest
  • Lat-Long:42.455292, -100.335478

The Niobrara River unit regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Nebraska and covers 13,511 square miles. Public lands comprise 346 square miles (3%) of the total land covered by this hunt unit. The greater region is best serviced by Oneill, and Sparks. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 1,500 feet to a high of 4,200 feet above sea level. There are 9 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Samuel R. McKelvie National Forest, Fort Niobrara Wilderness. Additionally, 98 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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