Black Bear Hunting in Colorado GMU 371 - Summit County

The Continental Divide and the Gore Range Divide encircle Middle Park. Most of this terrain is steep to very steep. Sagebrush/shrubs are common on southern exposures at lower elevations.

GMU 371 - Summit County

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Ease of Drawing
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Success
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7
Trophy Potential
56
 
56
Public Access
85
 
85
Ease of Terrain
74
 
74
Room to Breathe
100
 
100
Opportunity
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N/A
Convenience
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4
Ease of Effort
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59
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Bounded on N by Cataract Creek; on E by Green Mountain Reservoir and the Blue River; on S by I-70; and on W by Gore Range Divide.

County

Summit

Size

172 Square Miles (109,939 Acres)

Land Ownership

14% Private, 86% Public, 86% USFS, 69% Wilderness

Latitude/Longitude

39.7024, -106.2056

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 0 hotels, 3 campgrounds, and 0 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

Black Bear Notes


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Public land and private land percentages can sometime be misleading. A unit may have 80% public land, but a particluar species may only occupy 20% on the entire area. And that 20% species distribution may lie 100% within private lands. Does that sound confusing? Just remember that there are always exceptions to the rule, and land ownership is just one piece of the puzzle.

Photos and Terrain Notes


The Continental Divide and the Gore Range Divide encircle Middle Park. Most of this terrain is steep to very steep. Sagebrush/shrubs are common on southern exposures at lower elevations. The past decadefts mountain pine beetle killed an estimated 80 percent of mature lodgepole pine trees in Grand County, creating numerous hazards along public roadways as these trees begin to fall.

Black-bear Over The Counter Hunts (2021)


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Black-bear Harvest Stats (2018)


Total Hunters
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Total Harvest
3
Harvest Male
3
Harvest Female
0
0%
Average Success
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1
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1
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0 1
1
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Average Temps

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