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Wyoming Hunt Area 53 Elk

  • ID:53
  • State:WY
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:197 square miles
  • Elevation:4,800 ft - 12,200 ft
  • Public Lands:172 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:88%
  • Campgrounds:0
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • National Forests:Shoshone National Forest
  • Lat-Long:44.603533, -109.411453

Area 53 regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Wyoming and covers 197 square miles. Public lands comprise 172 square miles (88%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Sunlight Basin. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,800 feet to a high of 12,200 feet above sea level. This area is a gateway to these forested and wilderness areas: Shoshone National Forest North Absaroka Wilderness.

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