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Hunter Education​

Hunter Education Courses are offered throughout the year and throughout the state. Find a course at a pla​ce and time to fit your schedule! Read more​.

​2018 Group Hunts

Understand the application process and l​earn the rules for group size, variations by species and residency restrictions before planning your hunt. Read this step-by-step guide for big game group hunts​.

Habitat Stamp

Habitat stamp Anyone aged 18 through 64 must buy a habitat stamp in order to buy or apply for a hunting or fishing license. Read more.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Kn​ow Before You Go

Hunter alert: ​Closures of areas can change quickly (even daily or hourly) & your hunting destination or access route may be affected. Prior to license purchase, scouting or hunting, learn about closures and plan alternative routes & areas to hunt.​ More information: Road Closure​​s and Alerts.​​​​

 Youth Expands!​

CPW now offers youths more opportunities tha​n ever before to head into the field to harvest a big-game animal. One of the foremost goals ​at CPW is to expand youth opportunity and turn first-time hunters into lifelong sportsmen and womenRead more.

Set Up Your Existing or New Account NOW!

CPW has implemented a new licensing, pass, registration & reservation system. Video shows how to set up your account or create a new account (for new customers). IMPORTANT: Get in the system now and be sure your access is set-up WAY before the big game application deadline!

Colorado Big-Game Hunting Forecast

This video provides statewide and regional forecasts for the 2017 Colorado big-game seasons.