Colorado Hunting

Seasons, Licenses, Regulations

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Known ForLargest elk population in the United States

TerrainMountains, desert canyons, mesas to the west and vast plains to the east

Government Lands29,485,266 acres

Government Lands %44%

Private Lands37,135,076 acres

Private Lands %56%

Colorado

Hunting Seasons

Elk

Total elk Boone and Crockett records for Colorado: 121

Game Management Units

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Adult - Bull or Either Sex

All non resident big game licenses are a big game and annual fishing combination.

Resident: $55.43 | Nonresident: $670.25

Youth - Bull or Either Sex

All non resident big game licenses are a big game and annual fishing combination.

Resident: $15.68 | Nonresident: $102.78

Adult - Cow

All non resident big game licenses are a big game and annual fishing combination.

Resident: $55.43 | Nonresident: $503.12

Youth - Cow

All non resident big game licenses are a big game and annual fishing combination.

Resident: $15.68 | Nonresident: $102.78

Processing Fee

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $9

Habitat Stamp

Required and non-refundable.

Resident: $10.13 | Nonresident: $10.13

Lifetime Habitat Stamp

Resident: $304.11 | Nonresident: $304.11

Deer

Total mule deer Boone and Crockett records for Colorado: 1,213

Total whitetail deer Boone and Crockett records for Colorado: 64

Game Management Units

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Adult

All non resident big game licenses are a big game and annual fishing combination.

Resident: $40.24 | Nonresident: $401.83

Youth

All non resident big game licenses are a big game and annual fishing combination.

Resident: $15.68 | Nonresident: $102.78

Processing Fee

Resident: $7 | Nonresident: $9

Habitat Stamp

Required and non-refundable.

Resident: $10.13 | Nonresident: $10.13

Lifetime Habitat Stamp

Resident: $304.11 | Nonresident: $304.11