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North Carolina Game Management Unit Transylvania Deer

  • ID:Transylvania
  • State:NC
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:381 square miles
  • Elevation:1,200 ft - 6,200 ft
  • Public Lands:253 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:67%
  • Campgrounds:2
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:196 acres
  • National Forests:Nantahala National Forest, Pisgah National Forest, Sumter National Forest
  • Lat-Long:35.202285, -82.798250

The Transylvania unit regulates hunting opportunities for deer in North Carolina and covers 381 square miles. Public lands comprise 253 square miles (67%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Brevard. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 1,200 feet to a high of 6,200 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 196 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: Nantahala National Forest, Pisgah National Forest, Sumter National Forest.

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