CWMU program


Operator information

  • Name: Shayne Ford
  • Phone: 801-376-8651
  • Email:

CWMU description

The Wallsburg Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located east of Wallsburg, Utah. The higher elevations are on the east side of the Unit, ranging from 8900 feet in the south to 8400 feet in the north. Maple Creek or Maple Canyon cuts the Unit in the southwest, ranging from 6200 feet to 8400 feet. In the north Boomer Canyon cuts the Unit, ranging from 7000 feet to 8400 feet.

Near forty percent (40%) of the Wallsburg Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is Rocky Mountain Aspen Forest and Woodland (22). This Aspen Forest and Woodland is all on the eastside of the unit. On the westside of the unit it is a mixture of Inter-Mountain Basins Montane Sagebrush Steppe (62) and Rocky Mountain Gambel Oak-Mixed MontaneShrubland (41).

One of the Wallsburg Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, DEER CREEK DAM (422057), is 12.1 km west of the west edge of the CWMU. DEER CREEK DAM has forty-nine (49) years of records, 1959 - 2008. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average precipitation is 2.54 inches, but it can be as high as 7.69 inches or as low as 0.60 inch. During the 91-day FALL period, 15 days will experience greater than or equal to 0.01 inch of precipitation, 8 days of greater than or equal to 0.10 inch, or 1 day of the greater than or equal to 0.50 inch of precipitation. Snowfall during the FALL averages 4.4 inches but can be as high as 30.0 inches. FALL temperature at DEER CREEK DAM averages 46.0 degrees F. but can be as high as 97.0 degrees F. or as low as -12.0 degrees F. During the FALL, 54 days will be below freezing (32 degrees F.) and 1 day above 90 degrees F.


  • Counties: Wasatch
  • Wildlife management unit(s): Central Mountains

Access contact

  • Name: Shayne Ford
  • Phone: 801-376-8651
  • Best time to contact: 9AM-5PM

Property size

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

Private 8170
Public 0
Total 8170

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 8170 5 11/1-11/5
Bull elk 8170 5 10/1 - 10/5
Bull moose 8170 10 hunters option
Buck pronghorn 0 0 n/a
Doe deer 0 0 n/a
Cow elk 8170 5 10/15 - 11/15
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 1 9
Buck deer (management) 0 0
Bull elk 1 6
Bull moose 0 1
Buck pronghorn 0 0
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 15 5
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

Common questions

Question Answer
Can I bring a guest? Yes. One (1) maximum
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? Yes.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes. must remain on existing roads
Is a guide service available? Yes.
Do you offer a packing service? No.
Is lodging or food available? No.
Can I camp on the CWMU? No.
Is the CWMU handicapped accessible? No.
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

  • None specified
  • Steep terrain,few roads, and physically demanding hunt
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.