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Wyoming Hunt Area 79 Whitetail Deer

  • ID:79
  • State:WY
  • Species:Whitetail Deer
  • Area:734 square miles
  • Elevation:6,500 ft - 11,800 ft
  • Public Lands:307 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:42%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:4
  • Campgrounds:0
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:9
  • National Forests:Medicine Bow National Forest
  • Lat-Long:41.574986, -106.639194

Area 79 regulates hunting opportunities for whitetail deer in Wyoming and covers 734 square miles. Public lands comprise 307 square miles (42%) of the total land covered by this hunt area. The greater region is best serviced by Saratoga, and Elk Mountain. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 6,500 feet to a high of 11,800 feet above sea level. There are 9 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Medicine Bow National Forest. Additionally, 4 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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