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Wyoming Hunt Area 8 Black Bear

  • ID:8
  • State:WY
  • Species:Black Bear
  • Area:3,229 square miles
  • Elevation:6,500 ft - 11,800 ft
  • Public Lands:1,188 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:37%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:41
  • Campgrounds:10
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:29
  • National Forests:Medicine Bow National Forest, Routt National Forest
  • Lat-Long:41.421559, -106.193207

Area 8 regulates hunting opportunities for black bear in Wyoming and covers 3,229 square miles. Public lands comprise 1,188 square miles (37%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Bosler. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 6,500 feet to a high of 11,800 feet above sea level. There are 29 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Medicine Bow National Forest, Routt National Forest, Platte River Wilderness, Savage Run Wilderness. Additionally, 41 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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