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Wyoming Hunt Area 47 Elk

  • ID:47
  • State:WY
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:699 square miles
  • Elevation:4,300 ft - 8,200 ft
  • Public Lands:369 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:53%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:25
  • Campgrounds:0
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:12 acres
  • National Forests:None
  • Lat-Long:43.447123, -107.955219

Area 47 regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Wyoming and covers 699 square miles. Public lands comprise 369 square miles (53%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Thermopolis, Lysite, and Shoshoni. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,300 feet to a high of 8,200 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 12 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. Additionally, 25 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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