CWMU program

Indian Creek

Operator information

  • Name: Jeff Sessions
  • Phone: 208-824-5721
  • Email: n/a

CWMU description

The Indian Creek Cooperative Wildlife Management (CWMU) is located northeast of Park Valley, Utah on the Raft River Mountains. The highest elevations occur in the northwest part of the Unit, around 9200 feet. Indian Creek is the dominant feature of the Unit. The North Fork of Indian Creek starts at 7400 feet and joins the South Fork at 6000 feet elevation. A smaller fork, Cucchi Fork starts at about 6600 feet and joins the main stem of Indian Creek at about 5800 feet. Indian Creek finally exits the Unit in the southeast at 5300 feet. The most common elevation is 5700 feet but ranges from 5300 feet to 9400 feet with an elevation difference of 2200 feet. Fifty-four percent (54%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 6300 feet and 8500 feet an elevation difference of 2200 feet.

The Indian Creek Coopreative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is dominated by two (2) landcover types. In the north the dominant land cover type is Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62). In the south the dominant land cover is Great Basin Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (37). Throughout the Steppe and along the edge of the Pinyon-Juniper are extensive areas of Inter-Mountain Basins Cliff and Canyon (8). In a strip through the middle of the Pinyon-Juniper Woodland is Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48), and at the extreme south of the Unit is a patch of Great Basin Xeric Mixed Sagebrush Shrubland (49).

One of the Indian Creek Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, PARK VALLEY (427408), is about 9.0 km southwest from the southwest edge of the CWMU. PARK VALLEY has seventy-nine (79) years of records, 1911 - 1990. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 2.45 inches, but it can be as high as 6.38 inches or as low as 0.62 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 13 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 7 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 1 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 5.8 inches but can be as high as 22.5 inches. FALL temperature at PARK VALLEY averages 48.4 degrees F. but can be as high as 93.0 degrees F. or as low as 0.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 36 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no days above 90 degrees F.


  • Counties: Box Elder
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Box Elder

Access contact

  • Name: Jeff Sessions
  • Phone: 208-824-5721
  • Best time to contact: night

Property size

An estimate of the property size and the public/private composition

Private 7340
Public 0
Total 7340

Hunting opportunities (acres, days and dates)

The opportunity to hunt on this CWMU depends on the type of animal hunted

Acres Days Dates
Buck deer 7340 5 9/20 - 11/7, pick five days
Bull elk 0 0 n/a
Bull moose 0 0 n/a
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 0 0 n/a
Cow moose 0 0 n/a
Doe pronghorn 0 0 n/a

Available hunting permits

Private indicates that there are permits available for sale by the CWMU operator

Public Private
Buck deer 2 18
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 0 0
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 0 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. One (1) non-hunter
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes. Limited to roads
Is a guide service available? Yes.
Do you offer a packing service? Yes.
Is lodging or food available? Yes.
Can I camp on the CWMU? Yes. But limited
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? Yes. Limited
Are maps available? Yes.
Are any other activities offered on the CWMU? No.
Are there any closed areas on the property? No.

Rules of conduct

  • No pre-hunt scouting
  • No snowmobiles
  • Must comply with all hunting regulations
  • Must obtain CWMU map and hunt within boundaries
  • A wounded animal is considered a killed animal.
  • No open fires
  • Keep gates closed
  • No alcohol or drugs allowed
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.