Lazy H Ranch
DescriptionThe Lazy H Ranch Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is east of East Canyon Reservoir. Sheeep Canyon splits the CWMU, it enters the unit at 6400 feet and exits at 5400 feet. The Right Fork of the Beaver Canyon almost forms the eastern boundary. The most common elevation is 6600 feet but ranges from 5300 feet to 7800 feet with an elevation difference of 2500 feet. Fifty-five percent (55%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 6400 feet and 7800 feet an elevation difference of 1400 feet.
Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed Montane Shrubland (41) is the dominant land cover type on the Lazy H Ranch Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU). It covers nearly 40% of the land. Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62) and Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22) together account for a third of the land cover on the CWMU. Another 15% of the land cover is Rocky Mountain Montane Mesic Mixed Conifer Forest and Woodland (32), Rocky Mountain Bigtooth Maple Ravine Woodland (23), and Rocky Mountain Montane Dry-Mesic Mixed Conifer Forest and Woodland (30) mixture.
One of the Lazy H Ranch Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, CITY CREEK (421446), is about 6.2 km southwest from the southwest edge of the CWMU. CITY CREEK has fifty-three (53) years of records, 1955 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 6.94 inches, but it can be as high as 10.80 inches or as low as 2.38 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 24 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 14 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 5 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. There is also 1 day where the precipitation and be greater than or equal to 1.00 inch. Snowfall during the FALL averages 18.6 inches but can be as high as 56.0 inches. FALL temperature at CITY CREEK averages 49.9 degrees F. but can be as high as 92.0 degrees F. or as low as 2.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 34 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no days above 90 degrees F. This map is provided for general reference only and does not constitute a legal hunt boundary. The Division does not guarantee access to any private or public land. Hunt unit boundaries may include private property or other excluded areas.