Game Management Unit BoundaryThose portions of BLAINE, CASSIA, GOODING, JEROME, LINCOLN, MINIDOKA, POWER, and TWIN FALLS COUNTIES within the following boundary: beginning at Twin Falls, then west and north on U.S. 30 to the Snake River, then down the Snake River to the Malad River, then up the Malad River to U.S. 30, then northwest on U.S. 30 to Bliss, then east on U.S. 26 to Shoshone, then southeast on State Highway 24 to Minidoka, then east on the Union Pacific railroad tracks to the Minidoka-Blaine County line, then south along the Minidoka-Blaine County line to the Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge, then southeast along the refuge boundary to the Cassia-Power County line, then south along the Cassia-Power County line to Interstate 86 near Raft River, then west on Interstate 86 to Yale Road, then southwest on Yale Road over Interstate 84 to State Highway 81, then west on State Highway 81 to Burley, then west on U.S. 30 to Twin Falls, the point of beginning. MINIDOKA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE-CLOSED.
Hunting Opportunities in Unit 53
|U.S. National Wildlife Refuge||1.61 %|
|State of Idaho||2.97 %|
|U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM)||30.01 %|
Access Yes! Properties
No properties are currently available in Unit 53.
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No National Forest lands fall within Unit 53.
Federally-designated Wilderness Areas
There are no wilderness areas in Unit 53.
|Dryland Agriculture||0.7 %|
|Irrigated-Gravity Flow||34.08 %|
Outfitters & Guides
Unit 53 Hunting Outfitters
Baugh, Randall G. Area 01
Doing Business As: Valley Ranch Outfitters
Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Wolf hunting.
Bayer, Albert R. Area 01
Doing Business As: Elk Springs Outfitters
Licensed for Bobcat, Deer, Elk, Goat, Sheep, Bear, Cougar, Wolf, Moose hunting.
Flying B Ranch, Inc. Area 16
Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Backpacking, Photography Trips activities. Licensed for Deer, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Chukar, Upland Game Bird (shooting preserve), Wolf hunting.
Haworth, Roger Craig Area 01
Doing Business As: Clearwater Outfitters
Operating Area for conducting Non-motorized Trailrides, Equestrian Rides, Photography Trips, Incidental Fishing activities. Licensed for Deer, Elk, Goat, Bear, Cougar, Predator, Forest Grouse, Moose, Wolf hunting.
Kohls, Robin Area 04
Doing Business As: Kohls Outfitting
Licensed for Bobcat, Bear, Cougar, Wolf hunting.
No pack trip outfitters are available in Unit 53.
Lodging, Camping & Services in Unit 53
- Twin Falls, Interstate 84 US 93 US 30
- Burley, Interstate 84 Idaho 27 US 30
- Jerome, Idaho 79 Interstate 84
- Rupert, Interstate 84 Idaho 24
- Buhl, US 30
- Heyburn, Interstate 84 US 30
- Wendell, Interstate 84
- Filer, US 30
- Shoshone, US 26 US 93 Idaho 24
- Hagerman, US 30
- Bliss, Interstate 84
- Minidoka, Idaho 24
* Services pages courtesy of the Official Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide