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South Dakota Hunt Unit H2A Elk

  • ID:H2A
  • State:SD
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:882 square miles
  • Elevation:4,200 ft - 7,100 ft
  • Public Lands:866 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:99%
  • Campgrounds:33
  • Fishing Access Sites:7
  • Trailheads:27
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:40 acres
  • National Forests:Black Hills National Forest
  • Lat-Long:44.007077, -103.806572

Unit H2A regulates hunting opportunities for elk in South Dakota and covers 882 square miles. Public lands comprise 866 square miles (99%) of the total land covered by this hunt unit. The greater region is best serviced by Rochford. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,200 feet to a high of 7,100 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 40 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 33 campgrounds, and 7 public fishing access sites. There are 27 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Black Hills National Forest.

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