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Wyoming Hunt Area 40 Mule Deer

  • ID:40
  • State:WY
  • Species:Mule Deer
  • Area:722 square miles
  • Elevation:4,400 ft - 10,400 ft
  • Public Lands:341 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:48%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:8
  • Campgrounds:4
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:51 acres
  • National Forests:Bighorn National Forest
  • Lat-Long:43.866619, -107.308297

Area 40 regulates hunting opportunities for mule deer in Wyoming and covers 722 square miles. Public lands comprise 341 square miles (48%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Big Trails, and Ten Sleep. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,400 feet to a high of 10,400 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 51 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 areas: Bighorn National Forest. Additionally, 8 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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