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2017 Sheep & Goat and Big Game Brochures

​​​The Sheep & Goat Brochure​ and the Big Game Brochure are available online, at most local offices and license agents.

Don't get caught by surprise! We encourage sportsmen and women to review​ the "What's New" section of the brochures​ for a list of new regulations, new unit boundaries, new processes and much more.

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IMPORTANT: License Refund, Reissue & Exchange Changes​ for 2017

​For updates on Colo​rado Parks & Wildlife's Refund, Reissue and Exchange policies, please visit the Refund, Reissue & Exchange​ page​.​​

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Hunter Education​

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

​Youth Expands!​

CPW now offers youths more opportunities than 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.


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 Closures and Alerts.​​​

Preference Point Issue

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This issue contains annual population data and other useful information for hunters.

​​​​Regulation Brochures​

Big game brochure​ Sheep Goat brochure
 

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.​​​​​​

Colorado Hunting Atlas

The Colorado Hunting Atlas allows users to view big game concentrations and game management units on top of street maps, USGS topographic maps or high resolution color aerial photography.

Flight for Wildlife: Mule Deer by the Number

Annual aerial inventories help estimate population, productivity & distribution of animals throughout the state.