Located in the southern part of the state, near the Colorado-Kansas border and stretching almost to Ellis, this pronghorn unit is one of the best in the state. The area, which is predominantly flat to slightly hilly and drains into the Smoky Hill River and its western forks, is home to a good population of pronghorns.
Unit 17 encompasses Hamilton, Kearny, and Finney counties, as well as parts of 14 other counties. Located on the high plains, this unit borders Colorado and sees its scattered herds of antelope make their home on private land.
This unit is located in the southwestern corner of the state and is another Kansas unit with a high density of private lands, which hold a good amount of antelope. The land in this area is generally flat to slightly rolling, with most of it drained by the Cimarron River and its tributaries.