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New Mexico Game Management Unit 37 Big Game

  • ID:37
  • State:NM
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:1,647 square miles
  • Elevation:4,400 ft - 11,600 ft
  • Public Lands:620 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:38%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:4
  • Campgrounds:1
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:58 acres
  • National Forests:Lincoln National Forest
  • Lat-Long:33.677300, -105.331338

Unit 37 regulates hunting opportunities for big game in New Mexico and covers 1,647 square miles. Public lands comprise 620 square miles (38%) 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 4,400 feet to a high of 11,600 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 58 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 Capitan Mountains Wilderness. Additionally, 4 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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