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Colorado Game Management Unit 81 Big Game

  • ID:81
  • State:CO
  • Species:Big Game
  • Area:1,215 square miles
  • Elevation:7,700 ft - 10,500 ft
  • Public Lands:777 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:64%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:17
  • Campgrounds:6
  • Fishing Access Sites:1
  • Trailheads:1
  • National Forests:Carson National Forest, Rio Grande National Forest
  • Lat-Long:37.176687, -106.216793

Unit 81 regulates hunting opportunities for big game in Colorado and covers 1,215 square miles. Public lands comprise 777 square miles (64%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Manassa, La Jara, and Antonito. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 7,700 feet to a high of 10,500 feet above sea level. This area contains 6 campgrounds, and 1 public fishing access sites. There are 1 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Carson National Forest, Rio Grande National Forest, San Luis Hills Wilderness Study Area, South San Juan Wilderness. Additionally, 17 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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