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Big Cottonwood Wildlife Management Area, Idaho
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Description: Big Cottonwood Creek runs from Trapper Peak down through these foothills. The 814-acre BCWMA was purchased by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game in 1993 for fish and wildlife conservation. Lying along Big Cottonwood Creek, which drains from the South Hills, BCWMA is home to reintroduced California bighorn sheep, mule deer, upland birds, native Yellowstone cutthroat trout, wild turkeys, bobcat, and a multitude of other wildlife species. Hunting ring-necked pheasants, and other game birds; mule deer are year round residents. Trout fishing, hiking, horse riding, and mountain biking opportunities.

Location: Northwest of Oakley, on ID 27. Take Hwy 27 south from the I-84 Burley Exit 20 miles.

Address: Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Magic Valley Regional Office
324 S. 417 East
Jerome, ID  83338
Phone: (208) 324-4359

Season: year round

Fee: no

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