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Colorado Game Management Unit 79 Big Game

  • ID:79
  • State:CO
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:508 square miles
  • Public Lands:338 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:67%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:11
  • Campgrounds:1
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:0
  • National Forests:Rio Grande National Forest
  • Lat-Long:37.778008, -106.442223

Unit 79 regulates hunting opportunities for big game in Colorado and covers 508 square miles. Public lands comprise 338 square miles (67%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Del Norte, South Fork, and La Garita. This unit is a gateway to these forested areas: Rio Grande National Forest. Additionally, 11 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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