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Wyoming Hunt Area 5 Turkey

  • ID:5
  • State:WY
  • Species:Turkey
  • Area:28,572 square miles
  • Elevation:3,600 ft - 13,600 ft
  • Public Lands:13,614 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:48%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:461
  • Campgrounds:33
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:57
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:42,769 acres
  • National Forests:Bridger National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, Roosevelt National Forest, Routt National Forest, Shoshone National Forest, Teton National Forest
  • Lat-Long:42.171996, -106.767971

Area 5 regulates hunting opportunities for turkey in Wyoming and covers 28,572 square miles. Public lands comprise 13,614 square miles (48%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Cheyenne, Casper, and Bosler. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 3,600 feet to a high of 13,600 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 42,769 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 57 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Bridger National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, Roosevelt National Forest, Routt National Forest, Shoshone National Forest, Teton National Forest, Bridger Wilderness, Encampment River Wilderness, Fitzpatrick Wilderness, Huston Park Wilderness, Platte River Wilderness, Popo Agie Wilderness, Savage Run Wilderness, Teton Wilderness, Washakie Wilderness. Additionally, 461 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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