CWMU program

North Promontory

Operator information

  • Name: David Keller
  • Phone: 435-757-9875
  • Email: n/a

CWMU description

The North Promontory Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located on the north Promontory Mountains. The highest elevation are in the south at 7300 feet on Messix Peak. These high elevations decrease to 6500 feet in the north. Another high point is in the southwest corner of the Unit, Mt. Tarpey, about 7000 feet. Mt. Tarpey elevation decreases to Antelope Flat, 5300 feet. Most of the Unit extends from these higher elevation to the west where the boundary is about 4500 feet. Two drainages cut the Unit 0n the west side, South Cold Water, 4800 feet to 6300 feet and North Cold Water, 5000 feet to 6300 feet. On the eastside of the Promontory Mountains, North Canyon is the dominant drainage, 4900 feet to 5800 feet. The most common elevation is 4800 feet but ranges from 4300 feet to 7200 feet with an elevation difference of 2900 feet. Fifty-two percent (52%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 5200 feet and 6200 feet an elevation difference of 1000 feet.

Most of the higher elevation on the North Promontory Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is Great Basin Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (37). Mixed among this Woodland and at lower elevations are large patches of Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48). Towards the northwest among these Sagebrush Shrubland are large areas of Invasive Annual Grassland (122). Inter-Mountain Basins Semi-Desert Grassland (76), Great Basin Xeric Mixed Sagebrush Shrubland (49), and Invasive Annual and Biennial Forbland (122) also contribute to the land cover of the Unit.

One of the North Promontory Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, THIOKOL PLANT 78 (428668), is about 16.6 km northeast from the northeast edge of the CWMU. THIOKOL PLANT 78 has forty-five (45) years of records, 1962 - 2007. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 3.59 inches, but it can be as high as 8.85 inches or as low as 0.50 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 18 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 9 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 2 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 2.8 inches but can be as high as 18.8 inches. FALL temperature at THIOKOL PLANT 78 averages 48.0 degrees F. but can be as high as 98.0 degrees F. or as low as -17.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 47 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and 3 days above 90 degrees F.


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

Access contact

  • Name: Dave Keller
  • Phone: 435-757-9875
  • Best time to contact: Monday-Friday, 7PM-10PM

Property size

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

Private 20790
Public 0
Total 20790

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 20790 5 9/17-9/24 or 11/1-11/5
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)
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? No.
Are ATV's allowed? No. Trucks only
Is a guide service available? No.
Do you offer a packing service? No.
Is lodging or food available? No.
Can I camp on the CWMU? Yes. Designated locations only
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? Yes. Some
Are maps available? Yes. As required by rule
Are any other activities offered on the CWMU? No.
Are there any closed areas on the property? No.

Rules of conduct

  • A wounded deer is a harvested deer
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.