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Colorado Game Management Unit 42 Big Game

  • ID:42
  • State:CO
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:606 square miles
  • Public Lands:323 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:54%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:4
  • Campgrounds:5
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:683 acres
  • National Forests:Grand Mesa National Forest, Gunnison National Forest, White River National Forest
  • Lat-Long:39.398982, -107.739527

Unit 42 regulates hunting opportunities for big game in Colorado and covers 606 square miles. Public lands comprise 323 square miles (54%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Rifle, Battlement Mesa, and Silt. Wildfires have burned nearly 683 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This unit is a gateway to these forested areas: Grand Mesa National Forest, Gunnison National Forest, White River National Forest. Additionally, 4 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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