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South Dakota Hunt Unit Shannon Deer

  • ID:Shannon
  • State:SD
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:2,097 square miles
  • Elevation:2,400 ft - 3,700 ft
  • Public Lands:2,090 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:100%
  • Campgrounds:0
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:17,598 acres
  • National Forests:None
  • Lat-Long:43.336544, -102.551606

The Shannon unit regulates hunting opportunities for deer in South Dakota and covers 2,097 square miles. Public lands comprise 2,090 square miles (100%) of the total land covered by this hunt unit. The greater region is best serviced by Pine Ridge, and Slim Butte. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 2,400 feet to a high of 3,700 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 17,598 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife.

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