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North Carolina Game Management Unit Yancey Deer

  • ID:Yancey
  • State:NC
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:314 square miles
  • Elevation:2,000 ft - 6,600 ft
  • Public Lands:181 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:58%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:1
  • Campgrounds:11
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • National Forests:Cherokee National Forest, Pisgah National Forest
  • Lat-Long:35.899026, -82.307595

The Yancey unit regulates hunting opportunities for deer in North Carolina and covers 314 square miles. Public lands comprise 181 square miles (58%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Barnardsville. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 2,000 feet to a high of 6,600 feet above sea level. This unit is a gateway to these forested areas: Cherokee National Forest, Pisgah National Forest. Additionally, 1 site is open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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