Hunting is important to maintain appropriate herd sizes.

The first Elk Hunt this year will be December 12-14, 2017.

Areas open to the public will be Mt Scott only.

Areas closed will be everything west of the Visitor Center – from Crater Lake to Indiahoma Wye (including Burma Road, Quanah Lake, Osage, Burford, Boulder, Charons Garden, etc.).

All public areas will re-open at 12:00 pm on the last day of the ELK Hunt, at the conclusion of the hunt.