Unit 72

Region 5
Southeast Region
Bannock Elk Zone
Units 70, 71, 72, 73, 73A, 74

Game Management Unit Boundary

Those portions of BINGHAM and CARIBOU COUNTIES within the following boundary: beginning at State Highway 34 on the Blackfoot River, then west along the east and north shore of the Blackfoot River and Reservoir to the Government Dam Road, then west on the Government Dam-Fort Hall Road to the Portneuf River, then downstream to Chesterfield Dam, then south on the Chesterfield-Bancroft Road to Bancroft, then east on the Pebble-Bancroft county road (old U.S. 30N) to U.S. 30N-State Highway 34, then northeast on State Highway 34 to the point of beginning.

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Surface Management

For government land, these data show the managing agency of the land, which may or not be the same as the owning agency.

Private Graph illustrating 56.84 percent 56.84 %
State of Idaho Graph illustrating 21.85 percent 21.85 %
Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs Graph illustrating 9.68 percent 9.68 %
U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Graph illustrating 9.3 percent 9.3 %
Other Graph illustrating 1.78 percent 1.78 %
Indian Reservation / Bureau of Indian Affairs Graph illustrating 0.54 percent 0.54 %

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Ownership data source: Inside Idaho

Access Yes! Properties

National Forests

No National Forest lands fall within Unit 72.

Federally-designated Wilderness Areas

No motorized vehicles are allowed in these areas.

There are no wilderness areas in Unit 72.

Land Use/Cover

Rangeland Graph illustrating 45.68 percent 45.68 %
Dryland Agriculture Graph illustrating 42.82 percent 42.82 %
Water Graph illustrating 6.28 percent 6.28 %
Irrigated-Sprinkler Graph illustrating 2.64 percent 2.64 %
Urban Graph illustrating 1.43 percent 1.43 %
Riparian Graph illustrating 0.7 percent 0.7 %
Irrigated-Gravity Flow Graph illustrating 0.38 percent 0.38 %
Forest Graph illustrating 0.05 percent 0.05 %

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Land Use data source: IDWR