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Utah Wildlife Management Unit South Slope Bonanza Vernal Yellowstone Elk

  • ID:South Slope Bonanza Vernal/Yellowstone
  • State:UT
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:4,239 square miles
  • Elevation:4,700 ft - 13,400 ft
  • Public Lands:3,153 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:75%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:19
  • Campgrounds:47
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:22
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:190 acres
  • National Forests:Ashley National Forest, Uinta National Forest, Wasatch National Forest
  • Lat-Long:40.433754, -109.923703

The South Slope Bonanza Vernal/Yellowstone unit regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Utah and covers 4,239 square miles. Public lands comprise 3,153 square miles (75%) of the total land covered by this wildlife management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Vernal, Roosevelt, and Maeser. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,700 feet to a high of 13,400 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 190 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 22 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Ashley National Forest, Uinta National Forest, Wasatch National Forest, Bull Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Daniels Canyon Wilderness Study Area, High Uintas Wilderness. Additionally, 19 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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