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New Mexico Game Management Unit 51A Big Game

  • ID:51A
  • State:NM
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:796 square miles
  • Elevation:5,900 ft - 10,900 ft
  • Public Lands:723 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:91%
  • Campgrounds:6
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • National Forests:Carson National Forest, Santa Fe National Forest
  • Lat-Long:36.463924, -106.217618

Unit 51A regulates hunting opportunities for big game in New Mexico and covers 796 square miles. Public lands comprise 723 square miles (91%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Ghost Ranch, and Las Tablas. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 5,900 feet to a high of 10,900 feet above sea level. This unit is a gateway to these forested areas: Carson National Forest, Santa Fe National Forest.

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