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Wyoming Hunt Area 17 Black Bear

  • ID:17
  • State:WY
  • Species:Black Bear
  • Area:321 square miles
  • Elevation:5,800 ft - 11,200 ft
  • Public Lands:308 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:96%
  • Campgrounds:3
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:1
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:1,906 acres
  • National Forests:Bridger National Forest, Targhee National Forest, Teton National Forest
  • Lat-Long:43.153019, -110.532195

Area 17 regulates hunting opportunities for black bear in Wyoming and covers 321 square miles. Public lands comprise 308 square miles (96%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Hoback Junction, and Bondurant. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 5,800 feet to a high of 11,200 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 1,906 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 1 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Bridger National Forest, Targhee National Forest, Teton National Forest.

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