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Colorado Game Management Unit 73 Big Game

  • ID:73
  • State:CO
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:891 square miles
  • Elevation:5,700 ft - 6,600 ft
  • Public Lands:578 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:65%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:9
  • Campgrounds:4
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:2
  • National Forests:San Juan National Forest
  • Lat-Long:37.285696, -108.424843

Unit 73 regulates hunting opportunities for big game in Colorado and covers 891 square miles. Public lands comprise 578 square miles (65%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Cortez, Mancos, and Towaoc. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 5,700 feet to a high of 6,600 feet above sea level. There are 2 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: San Juan National Forest, Menefee Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Mesa Verde Wilderness, Weber Mountain Wilderness Study Area. Additionally, 9 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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