Billingsley Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Billingsley Creek Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of the Billingsley Creek WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of the Billingsley Creek WMA
LocationGooding County, Idaho, United States
Nearest cityHagerman, ID
Coordinates42°45′20″N 114°48′52″W / 42.755419°N 114.81455°W / 42.755419; -114.81455Coordinates: 42°45′20″N 114°48′52″W / 42.755419°N 114.81455°W / 42.755419; -114.81455
Area284 acres (1.1 km2)
EstablishedSeptember 1963
Governing bodyIdaho Department of Fish and Game

Billingsley Creek Wildlife Management Area at 284 acres (1.15 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Gooding County near the town of Hagerman.[1] The WMA is in the Hagerman Valley near the Snake River and was purchased from the McCarther Cattle Company in September 1963.[2]

The area is managed for migratory waterfowl, and other wildlife includes raptors and small game animals.[3] The WMA is open to hunting, duck hunting is the dominant late-winter use, and deer hunting is limited to shotguns only.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billingsley Creek Wildlife Management Area" (PDF). Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012.
  2. ^ Gregory, Terry D.; Apa, Anthony D.; Gorgen, William F.; McDonald, Michael J.; Musil, Dave D. (July 1999). "Billingsley Creek Wildlife Management Area Management Plan" (PDF). Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012.
  3. ^ "Billingsley Creek Wildlife Management Area, Idaho". Public Lands Information Center. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012.
  4. ^ "Wildlife Management Areas". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012.