Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
A map of Idaho showing the location of Tex Creek WMA
A map of Idaho showing the location of Tex Creek WMA
LocationBonneville County, Idaho, United States
Nearest cityIdaho Falls, ID
Coordinates43°28′03″N 111°42′32″W / 43.467409°N 111.708942°W / 43.467409; -111.708942Coordinates: 43°28′03″N 111°42′32″W / 43.467409°N 111.708942°W / 43.467409; -111.708942
Area310,000 acres (1,254.5 km2)
Established1976
Governing bodyIdaho Department of Fish and Game
fishandgame.idaho.gov/ifwis/ibt/site.aspx?id=SE35

Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area at 34,000 acres (140 km2) is an Idaho wildlife management area in Bonneville County east of Idaho Falls.[1] The WMA land was originally acquired to provide mitigation for the construction of the Ririe and Teton dams.[2]

The WMA supports moose, elk, mule deer and other game species over range of habitats.[3] There are opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, and hunting in the WMA.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012.
  2. ^ Thomas, Terry (July 1999). "Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area Management Plan". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 21, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012.
  3. ^ "Tex 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 20, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2012.
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