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Colorado Game Management Unit 481 Big Game

  • ID:481
  • State:CO
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:283 square miles
  • Public Lands:237 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:84%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:57
  • Campgrounds:2
  • Fishing Access Sites:2
  • Trailheads:0
  • National Forests:Gunnison National Forest, San Isabel National Forest
  • Lat-Long:38.848958, -106.278773

Unit 481 regulates hunting opportunities for big game in Colorado and covers 283 square miles. Public lands comprise 237 square miles (84%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Buena Vista, St Elmo, and Nathrop. This area contains 2 campgrounds, and 2 public fishing access sites. This unit is a gateway to these forested and wilderness areas: Gunnison National Forest, San Isabel National Forest Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. Additionally, 57 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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