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Wyoming Hunt Area 45 Elk

  • ID:45
  • State:WY
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:779 square miles
  • Elevation:3,900 ft - 13,000 ft
  • Public Lands:622 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:80%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:27
  • Campgrounds:8
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:2
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:3,060 acres
  • National Forests:Bighorn National Forest
  • Lat-Long:44.189531, -107.482075

Area 45 regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Wyoming and covers 779 square miles. Public lands comprise 622 square miles (80%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Ten Sleep, Manderson, and Hyattville. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,900 feet to a high of 13,000 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 3,060 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 2 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Bighorn National Forest, Cloud Peak Wilderness. Additionally, 27 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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