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North Carolina Game Management Unit Henderson Deer

  • ID:Henderson
  • State:NC
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:372 square miles
  • Elevation:1,200 ft - 5,000 ft
  • Public Lands:49 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:14%
  • Campgrounds:0
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:581 acres
  • National Forests:Pisgah National Forest
  • Lat-Long:35.335585, -82.479151

The Henderson unit regulates hunting opportunities for deer in North Carolina and covers 372 square miles. Public lands comprise 49 square miles (14%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Hendersonville, Brevard, and Skyland. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 1,200 feet to a high of 5,000 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 581 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 areas: Pisgah National Forest.

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