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North Carolina Game Management Unit Macon Deer

  • ID:Macon
  • State:NC
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:520 square miles
  • Elevation:2,000 ft - 5,400 ft
  • Public Lands:520 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:100%
  • Campgrounds:5
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:18,740 acres
  • National Forests:Chattahoochee National Forest, Nantahala National Forest
  • Lat-Long:35.150512, -83.422152

Unit Macon regulates hunting opportunities for deer in North Carolina and covers 520 square miles. Public lands comprise 520 square miles (100%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Cullowhee. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 2,000 feet to a high of 5,400 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 18,740 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: Chattahoochee National Forest, Nantahala National Forest Ellicott Rock Wilderness, Southern Nantahala Wilderness.

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