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Unit: 57 & 58
Weapon: 3rd Rifle
Available Tags: 1
Price Per Tag: $1900
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Unit 57 Information Relevant for Elk during rifle/muzzleloader/Archery Seasons
Unit 57 Tips: In this unit, many hunters have had great experiences spotting elk at the higher elevations. From around Cameron Mountain north to Trout Creek Pass. Be cautious as there is private property in the center of this unit.
Unit 57 Weather: Expect snow or freeze in mid-September or early October. As with most things, weather can vary though.
Unit 57 Terrain: The terrain in this unit is mostly level. There are some steeper areas as well as steep rocky areas on the west side above the Arkansas River. The vegetation consists of meadows with fir, pines, spruce, pinon, junipers, and large aspen stands.
Unit 57 Elevation: The elevation in this unit ranges from 6,890 feet near Swissvale to around 10,995 feet on Cameron Mountain.
Unit 57 Amenities: There are a few hospitals, more than 15 hotels, several campgrounds, and grocery stores close by for your convenience.
Unit 57 State Park Info: AHRA ( Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area) campgrounds are open year round. They are a great place to set up your base camp during your hunt. There is no hunting allowed within 100 yards of any campground, picnic area or boat ramps.
Unit 58 Information Relevant for Elk during rifle/muzzleloader/Archery Seasons
Unit 58 Tips: Your best elk hunting sightings are in the 39-Mile Mountain, Black Mountain, Waugh Mountain, and Dick’s Peak.
Unit 58 Weather: The weather can be extremely variable. Be sure to check your forecast when planning your hunt. You can have snow or freezes in early September in the higher elevations.
Unit 58 Terrain: This unit has fairly good access for public land. Most are accessible, but you may run across some blocked by private land. Many landowners are fairly cooperative in granting permission but you must make accommodations for this ahead of time. The terrain is level valley bottoms to moderately steep hills to even steeper mountains. The vegetation consists of grass, pinon, juniper, brush, aspens, fir, and spruce.
Unit 58 Elevation: From 5,760 at Parkdale to 11,710 feet on Waugh Mountain.
Amenities: There are a couple of hotels located in this unit for your stay during your hunt if needed.
Unit 58 State Park Info: Spinney Mountain, Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. Spinney Mountain is open to hunting in designated areas only. There is no camping in this area. You can find camping nearby at the Eleven Mile State Park. They have an office that has details and maps if you are in need of. The AHRA campgrounds in Unit 57 are open year round and provide an excellent area to set up camp during your hunting trip.
|Landowner Tag Type||Private Land|
|Landowner Tag Sex||Any bull elk|