2020 Hunting Season Dates

Archery 2020
Deer/elk (west of I-25 & Unit 140)  Sept. 2-30
Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140) Oct. 1-23, Nov. 4-30, and Dec. 15-31
Moose Sept. 12-30
Pronghorn (bucks only) Aug. 15-31
Pronghorn (either sex) Sept. 1-20
Muzzleloading (draw only)  
Deer/elk/moose Sept. 12-20
Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140) Oct. 10-18
Pronghorn Sept. 21-29
Rifle Deer/Elk/Moose  
Moose Oct. 1-14
Limited elk (1st season) Oct. 10-14
Deer/elk (2nd season) Oct. 24-Nov. 1
Deer/elk (3rd season) Nov. 7-13
Limited deer/elk (4th season) Nov. 18-22
Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140) Oct. 24-Nov. 3
Late plains deer (east pf I-25, except Unit 140) Dec. 1-14
Rifle Pronghorn (by draw only) Oct. 5-11
Black Bear  
September Rifle limited (by draw) Sept. 2-30
*Archery (over-the-counter and/or limited) Sept. 2-30
*Muzzleloading (over-the-counter and/or limited)  Sept. 12-20
**Rifle (over-the-counter and/or limited)  (see 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Deer/Elk rifle season dates above)

NEW *Archery and Muzzleloader Add-On Bear licenses are available in unlimited numbers this year. Hunters can 'add-on' an over-the-counter bear license for archery or muzzleloader seasons if they hold a deer or elk license for the same method of take and at least one unit overlaps. Look for the paw print in the regulation brochure.

NEW **Hunters do not need to hold a deer/elk license to purchase an over-the-counter rifle bear license. 

For the complete Big Game Hunting Planner 2020 click here. 

To purchase a license and habitat stamp:

  • Buy Online
  • Call 1-800-244-5613
  • Licenses are now available at the Chamber.
Habitat Stamps are $10 each and are required on every big game license. 
Note: Limited license $3 application fee included in prices below..

Hunting license fees

License Colorado Resident Non-resident
Elk, bull/either sex $49 $661
Elk, cow (draw) $49 $496
Elk, bull/either sex (OTC & leftover) $46 $661
Deer & Pronghorn $34 $396
Deer & Pronghorn (OTC & leftover) $31 $396
Moose $254 $2,211
Bear $44 $351
Mountain Lion $41 $351
Turkey (spring) $21 $101
Turkey (fall) $16 $101
Youth Turkey $11 $76
Small Game (annual 1/1-12/31) $21 $56
Small Game (1-day) $11 $11
Small Game & Fishing Combo $41 N/A
Fishing (annual 1/1-12/31) $26 $56/inc. with BG L
Fishing (5-day) N/A $21
Fishing (1-day) $9 $9








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