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New Mexico Game Management Unit 6 Bear

  • ID:6
  • State:NM
  • Species:Bear
  • Area:17,542 square miles
  • Elevation:3,500 ft - 13,000 ft
  • Public Lands:858 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:5%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:12
  • Campgrounds:13
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:2
  • National Forests:Santa Fe National Forest
  • Lat-Long:35.311624, -104.284337

Zone 6 regulates hunting opportunities for bear in New Mexico and covers 17,542 square miles. Public lands comprise 858 square miles (5%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Santa Fe, Clovis, and Anton Chico. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,500 feet to a high of 13,000 feet above sea level. There are 2 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Santa Fe National Forest. Additionally, 12 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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