CWMU program

Park Valley

Operator information

  • Name: Steve Eames
  • Phone: 801-458-3300
  • Email: Steve@mnyforyou.com

CWMU description

The Park Valley Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) is located in Box Elder County about two and one-half miles northwest from Park Valley, Utah. This CWMU has little relief. The most common elevation is 5000 feet, but ranges from 4800 feet to 5200 feet, a difference of just 400 feet. Sixty-five percent (65%) of the unit ranges between 5000 feet and 5200 feet, a 200 foot difference.
Inter-Mountain Basins Big Sagebrush Shrubland (48), Inter-Mountain Basins Greasewood Flat (82), and Agriculture (114) are the dominant land cover types on the Park Valley CWMU. These three cover types make up over fifty percent (50%) of the unit. There are two location where entire sections are agriculture land cover. Besides these three land cover types, Inter-Mountain Basins Semi-Desert Grassland (76), Inter-Mountain Basins Mixed Salt Desert Scrub (58), and Invasive Annual Grassland (121) contribute to nintey-three percent (93%) of the unit.
One of the Park Valley Cooperative Wildlife Mangement Unit (CWMU) nearest weather stations, PARK VALLEY (427408), is about 2.8 km northwest from the northwest edge of the CWMU. PARK VALLEY has seventy-nine (79) years of records, 1911 - 1990. During the FALL (September, October and November) the average percipitation 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 percipitation, 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 percipitation. 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.

Location

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

Access contact

  • Name: Steve Eames
  • Phone: 801-458-3300
  • Best time to contact: 9am to 6 pm

Property size

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

Acres
Private 9672
Public 0
Total 9672

Drawing odds

Drawing odds are the odds of obtaining a permit for this CWMU.

Drawing odds
Deer drawing odds n/a
Elk drawing odds n/a
Moose drawing odds n/a
Pronghorn drawing odds n/a

Satisfaction index

The satisfaction index ranges from 1 to 5 with 5 being the best. Hunters are asked how they rate their hunt and the satisfaction index is an average of those responses. This is a three-year average.

Public Private
Buck deer 3 N/A
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A N/A
Bull moose N/A N/A
Cow moose N/A N/A
Buck pronghorn N/A N/A
Doe pronghorn N/A N/A
Wild turkey N/A N/A

Hunter success

Hunter success is the percent of hunters who successfully harvested an animal, reported for years in which data is available.

Public Private
Buck deer N/A N/A
Doe deer N/A N/A
Bull elk N/A N/A
Cow elk N/A N/A
Bull moose N/A N/A
Cow moose N/A N/A
Buck pronghorn N/A N/A
Doe pronghorn N/A N/A
Wild turkey N/A N/A

Average age

An estimate of average animal age

Age
Buck deer N/A
Bull elk N/A
Bull moose N/A

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 9672 5 first 5 days in Oct. or first 5 days in Nov.
Bull elk 0 0
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 9672 5 last 5 days in Oct
Doe deer 0 0
Cow elk 0 0
Cow moose 0 0
Doe pronghorn 0 0

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 0 0
Bull moose 0 0
Buck pronghorn 1 2
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) guest
Can I hunt on Sunday? Yes.
Can I scout the CWMU before the season? No.
Are horses allowed? No.
Are ATV's allowed? Yes. On roads only
Is a guide service available? Yes. For a fee
Do you offer a packing service? No.
Is lodging or food available? Yes. Yes on lodging for a fee, No on food
Can I camp on the CWMU? Yes.
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? Yes.

Rules of conduct

  • None specified
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.