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Wyoming Hunt Area 6 Elk

  • ID:6
  • State:WY
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:2,177 square miles
  • Elevation:5,000 ft - 9,000 ft
  • Public Lands:177 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:9%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:21
  • Campgrounds:4
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:3
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:190 acres
  • National Forests:Medicine Bow National Forest
  • Lat-Long:41.437086, -105.197916

Area 6 regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Wyoming and covers 2,177 square miles. Public lands comprise 177 square miles (9%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Cheyenne, Laramie, and Whitaker. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 5,000 feet to a high of 9,000 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 190 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 3 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Medicine Bow National Forest. Additionally, 21 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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