CWMU program

Summit Point

Operator information

  • Name: Owen Poole
  • Phone: 435-587-2850
  • Email:

CWMU description

The Summit Point Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located northeast of Monticello, Utah. Elevation in the south is around 6900 feet, in the east 7200 feet, in the north also 7200 feet and in the west 7000 feet. Buck Draw, East Canyon and Summit Canyon all cut the unit as drainages. Elevation for Buck Draw ranges from 6900 feet to 7300 feet. Elevation for East Canyon is also 6900 feet to 7300 feet, and Summit Canyon elevation ranges from 6800 feet to 8600 feet. The most common elevation is 6900 feet but ranges from 6600 feet to 7300 feet with an elevation difference of 700 feet. Forty-eight percent (48%) of the CWMU elevation ranges between 6800 feet and 7000 feet an elevation difference of 200 feet.

The Summit Point Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is predominantly characterized by three (3) land cover types, Agriculture (114), Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48) and Colorado Plateau Pinyon-Juniper Woodland (36).

One of the Summit Point Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, MONTICELLO (425805), is about 17.7 km southwest from the southwest edge of the CWMU. MONTICELLO has one hundared six (106) years of records, 1902 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 4.31 inches, but it can be as high as 10.31 inches or as low as 0.52 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 17 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 10 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 3 days of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. There is also 1 day that can have greater than or equal 1.00 inch of precipitation . Snowfall during the FALL averages 6.7 inches but can be as high as 22.0 inches. FALL temperature at MONTICELLO averages 47.7 degrees F. but can be as high as 91.0 degrees F. or as low as -8.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 39 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and no days above 90 degrees F.


  • Counties: San Juan
  • Wildlife management unit(s): San Juan

Access contact

  • Name: Owen Poole
  • Phone: 435-587-2850
  • Best time to contact: Evenings

Property size

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

Private 37586
Public 0
Total 37586

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 37586 6 10/13 - 10/18
Bull elk 37586 6 9/29 -10/4
Bull moose 0 0 n/a
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 37586 3 11/2 - 12/2
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 3 27
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 1 5
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 30 20
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. One vehicle allowed per hunter
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? Yes. On county roads
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes.
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.
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? Yes.
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

  • Contact operator for rules and regulations
  • Respect surrounding private property owners
  • If roads are muddy, travel and parking on county gravel roads and walk in
  • Close all gates
  • Obey all standard legal and common sense gun laws
  • A wounded is considered a harvested animal
  • Please report any suspicious activity to operator or ranch guides
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.