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Wyoming Hunt Area 28 Elk

  • ID:28
  • State:WY
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:543 square miles
  • Elevation:5,200 ft - 13,000 ft
  • Public Lands:422 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:78%
  • Campgrounds:5
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:7
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:38 acres
  • National Forests:Bridger National Forest, Shoshone National Forest
  • Lat-Long:42.722795, -108.904865

Area 28 regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Wyoming and covers 543 square miles. Public lands comprise 422 square miles (78%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Atlantic City, Lander, and Milford. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 5,200 feet to a high of 13,000 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 38 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 7 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Bridger National Forest, Shoshone National Forest, Bridger Wilderness, Popo Agie Wilderness.

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