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North Carolina Game Management Unit Eastern Deer Deer

  • ID:Eastern Deer
  • State:NC
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:30,097 square miles
  • Elevation:0 ft - 1,100 ft
  • Public Lands:1,885 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:7%
  • Campgrounds:34
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:16,783 acres
  • National Forests:Croatan National Forest
  • Lat-Long:35.366944, -77.588900

The Eastern Deer region regulates hunting opportunities for deer in North Carolina and covers 30,097 square miles. Public lands comprise 1,885 square miles (7%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Knotts Island, Raleigh, and Greensboro. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 0 feet to a high of 1,100 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 16,783 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This region is a gateway to these forested and wilderness areas: Croatan National Forest Catfish Lake South Wilderness, Pocosin Wilderness, Pond Pine Wilderness, Sheep Ridge Wilderness, Swanquarter Wilderness.

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