Big Game Hunting

Hunting Photo by Ann Thornton


Big game hunting and trout fishing draw hunters and anglers to the Boise National Forest.  The major big-game species that live in the Boise Forest are mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk, mountain goat, black bear, and mountain lion. 

For Information about hunting and fishing in the Boise National Forest go to the Idaho Fish and Game website:

Please note that hunting is not permitted in designated campgrounds or developed recreation areas.  The Big Game Hunting page lists campgrounds that hunters often use for camping during hunting seasons....

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Big Game Hunting Areas

Areas & Activities