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Regulations Brochures
Regulations Brochures

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Access online brochures now!

Another feature of our website is the online posting of Colorado’s regulations brochures. Just click on the brochure you’re interested in and you’ll be able to read it online immediately. You can print parts of the brochure you need or the entire document. Taking advantage of this service will provide you with the information you need right away instead of waiting 7-10 days to get one in the mail. Plus, you’ll be helping Colorado Parks and Wildlife save money on rising postage and paper costs, so that more of your license dollars go directly to managing Colorado’s wildlife re​sources.​

Seasonal Publications

​Release Date​
​ ​​Fishing Brochures
Fishing Brochure​


​ ​ ​Hunting Brochures

Big Game Hunting Brochure ​Mid-Feb.
Bighorn Sheep/Mountain Goat Brochure ​

The online Sheep and Goat brochure is the most up-to-date version.​​

Lion Brochure​Early Oct.
Small Game and Waterfowl Brochure ​​
​Early Aug.
​Turkey brochure Late Dec.

​​Hunting Access/Recreational Lands Brochures

Late Cropland Brochure ​Late Oct.
Small GameWalk-In Atlas Brochure ​Late Aug.
Recreational Lands Brochure
​Early Aug.


Boating Rules & Regulations​January​

Other​ ​ ​

​​​Depredating Animal Regulations Brochure

Brochure mailing policy

​Colorado Residents: If you applied for a limited license last year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will mail you a regulations brochure for this year. We do not mail additional regulations brochures to Colorado residents. Instead, you can find them online or pick them up at any CPW offices as well as nearly 1,000 sporting goods stores and other retail outlets​ throughout the state.

Not sure about residency? Find out what you need to prove you are a Colorado resident by reading the proof of residency list​. ​​​​For more information, see charts "May I Buy Resident Colorado Parks and Wildlife Products?" and "Residency by Type of Customer (including timing, rules and proof)​".​

Nonresidents: If you applied for or purchased a limited-license in the last two years, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will mail 1 copy of a brochure to your household, but be aware the Postal Service can take up to 10 days to deliver a brochure to your home. If you need to order a brochure, see the Online Order Form.

Attention Groups: Our online application process can help prevent members of your group from making some common and simple mistakes that could disqualify you from the drawing. Be aware that if one person in your group makes a mistake on the paper application, everyone in the group will be disqualified. In addition, preference points are not awarded to anyone who makes any mistake on the application. Common mistakes include sending the wrong amount of money, a mistake on the hunter education check box and entering an invalid hunt code. Our new automated process will catch these kinds of mistakes, thereby reducing the chances of applications being rejected from the drawing.

If group members don’t want to use the online application process to apply and instead want multiple hard copies of brochures mailed to them, you have some options. You can enter the names and addresses of your group members individually and 1 copy of a brochure will be mailed directly to each member. Or, you can call us at 303-297-1192. A customer service representative will take down the names and addresses of each group member and send them 1 copy of the brochure requested. As an alternative, you can download the brochure and print out as many copies as you wish.