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Wyoming Hunt Area 79 Elk

  • ID:79
  • State:WY
  • Species:Elk
  • Area:67 square miles
  • Elevation:6,700 ft - 9,800 ft
  • Public Lands:67 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:100%
  • Campgrounds:2
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:1,170 acres
  • National Forests:Teton National Forest
  • Lat-Long:43.883264, -110.534059

Area 79 regulates hunting opportunities for elk in Wyoming and covers 67 square miles. Public lands comprise 67 square miles (100%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Moran Junction. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 6,700 feet to a high of 9,800 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 1,170 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area is a gateway to these forested and wilderness areas: Teton National Forest Teton Wilderness.

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