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Oregon Wildlife Management Unit 72 SILVIES Wildlife

  • State:OR
  • Species:Wildlife
  • Area:1,792 square miles
  • Elevation:3,700 ft - 7,000 ft
  • Public Lands:1,188 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:67%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:3
  • Campgrounds:32
  • Fishing Access Sites:1
  • Trailheads:2
  • National Forests:Malheur National Forest, Ochoco National Forest
  • Lat-Long:43.793053, -119.496432

The 72 SILVIES unit, wildlife management unit regulates hunting opportunities for wildlife in Oregon and covers 1,792 square miles. Public lands comprise 1,188 square miles (67%) of the total land covered by this wildlife management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Burns, Hines, and Riley. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,700 feet to a high of 7,000 feet above sea level. This area contains 32 campgrounds, and 1 public fishing access sites. There are 2 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Malheur National Forest, Ochoco National Forest. Additionally, 3 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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