Colorado Hunting DNR
Click on any of the links below to take you directly into that page of the DNR website.
Contact a Hunt Planner
Behind every great player is a great coach, and our Hunt Planners are some of the best. So whether you have a question about a Game Management Unit, explaining hunt codes or want to know what the weather on the Western Slope is like in mid-November, our Hunt Planners are ready to guide you through the planning process.
Give ‘em a call at 303-291-PLAN (7526)
Key Dates for Colorado Hunting Seasons
The opener might be a few months away, but the application deadline is coming up quick – April 5th to be exact. Get your game plan in gear by taking a look at the season dates below.
2011 Elk Season Key Dates
Licenses in the mail, draw results posted online by
Over-the-counter unlimited licenses
Available at 9 a.m. on July 12
Leftover Limited Licenses
Available at 9 a.m. on August 9
Archery (west of I-25 and Unit 140)
August 27-September 25
Muzzleloading Rifle (by draw only)
September 10 – 18
1st Season October 15-19
2nd Season October 22-30
3rd Season November 5-13
4th Season November 16-20