PUBLIC ACCESS

WHMA / WHMA / Woods Canyon

Woods Canyon - WILDLIFE HABITAT MANAGEMENT Area

Recreational Uses:
      
Public Access Area Open: THIS AREA OPENS TO ALL HUMAN PRESENCE AT 12:00AM May 1st.
Recreation Opportunities: Hunting, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Restrictions: Dec. 1 - April 30
Additional Restrictions: No vehicle access
Total Acres: 621

Woods Canyon WHMA is located off of the Cache Creek drainage east of the town of Jackson.  The 640-acre area consists of a conifer shrub mix and provides excellent season range for elk and mule deer.  There is no vehicle access into the WHMA, but it can be accessed by foot via the Forest Service trail following along Cache Creek.  The one square mile piece of property is owned by Wyoming State Lands, but the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has an agreement to manage the land with the goal of ensuring the protection of valuable wildlife habitat.
 
Camping and fires are not allowed on Wyoming State Lands.
 
Woods Canyon is closed from December 1st - April 30th each year.

Questions

For questions about this Public Access Area, please contact:
Jackson Regional Office

420 N. Cache ST
Jackson, WY 83001
ph: (307) 733-2321
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Last Updated: 6/28/2019
*Some boundary areas are missing and will be updated as soon as possible.
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