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Hunting Seasons

Hunting Seasons

Wounding Policy

If you wound any animal and don't recover it, your hunt may be over unless the outfitter determines it was nonlethal or for some reason was determined unrecoverable.

  • Type of Hunt
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • Archery Season Deer & Elk
  • 8/26 - 9/24
  • 8/25 - 9/23
  • 1st Rifle Season Elk Only
  • 10/14 - 10/18
  • 10/13 - 10/17
  • 2nd Rifle Season Deer & Elk
  • 10/21 - 10/29
  • 10/20 - 10/28
  • 3rd Rifle Season Deer & Elk
  • 11/4 - 11/12
  • 11/3 - 11/11
  • 4th Rifle Season Elk Only
  • 11/15 - 11/19
  • 11/14 - 11/18
  • Cow Elk Hunt (Unit 11 only)
  • 11/28 - 11/30
  • 11/27 - 11/29
  • Muzzleloader Season
  • 9/9 - 9/17
  • 9/8 - 9/16
  • Fall Rifle Bear Hunts
  • 9/2 - 9/30
  • 9/2 - 9/30

Note: Bull elk licenses are over the counter for 2nd and 3rd seasons.

If you were born on or after January 1, 1949, you must have a hunter education card or certificate before applying for or purchasing a license in Colorado.

For more information go to the Department's website: Colorado Hunter Education

For complete information on Colorado Hunting Seasons visit: Colorado Parks & Wildlife Hunting Seasons