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North Carolina Game Management Unit Northwestern Deer Deer

  • ID:Northwestern Deer
  • State:NC
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:5,691 square miles
  • Elevation:200 ft - 5,800 ft
  • Public Lands:98 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:2%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:3
  • Campgrounds:12
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:1,694 acres
  • National Forests:Cherokee National Forest, Pisgah National Forest
  • Lat-Long:36.062863, -80.951000

The Northwestern Deer region regulates hunting opportunities for deer in North Carolina and covers 5,691 square miles. Public lands comprise 98 square miles (2%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Charlotte, Eastland Mall, and Southpark Mall. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 200 feet to a high of 5,800 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 1,694 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 areas: Cherokee National Forest, Pisgah National Forest. Additionally, 3 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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