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New Mexico Game Management Unit 36 Big Game

  • ID:36
  • State:NM
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:993 square miles
  • Elevation:4,600 ft - 11,600 ft
  • Public Lands:450 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:46%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:11
  • Campgrounds:9
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:1,319 acres
  • National Forests:Lincoln National Forest
  • Lat-Long:33.383957, -105.712449

Unit 36 regulates hunting opportunities for big game in New Mexico and covers 993 square miles. Public lands comprise 450 square miles (46%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Alto. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,600 feet to a high of 11,600 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 1,319 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This unit is a gateway to these forested and wilderness areas: Lincoln National Forest White Mountain Wilderness. Additionally, 11 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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