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Wyoming Hunt Area 1 Bison

  • ID:1
  • State:WY
  • Species:Bison
  • Area:12,202 square miles
  • Elevation:3,700 ft - 13,600 ft
  • Public Lands:8,702 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:72%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:202
  • Campgrounds:15
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:35
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:26,530 acres
  • National Forests:Bridger National Forest, Custer National Forest, Gallatin National Forest, Shoshone National Forest, Teton National Forest
  • Lat-Long:43.616471, -108.780308

Area 1 regulates hunting opportunities for bison in Wyoming and covers 12,202 square miles. Public lands comprise 8,702 square miles (72%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Riverton, St. Stephens, and Pahaska. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,700 feet to a high of 13,600 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 26,530 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 35 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Bridger National Forest, Custer National Forest, Gallatin National Forest, Shoshone National Forest, Teton National Forest, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, Bridger Wilderness, Fitzpatrick Wilderness, North Absaroka Wilderness, Popo Agie Wilderness, Teton Wilderness, Washakie Wilderness. Additionally, 202 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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