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Varieties of maps CPW provides

​​​​​​​​Map Library

Find every map on the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website using the Maps Library page!  

Search over 740 map files by name, county, map type or file type! Use this convenient page to locate GeoPDF maps that can be used on your smartphone (Browsing with a smartphone? See more GeoPDF map information)

CPW Mobile PDF

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Mobile PDF map reader app pinpoints your location on a map without the need for an internet or cell tower connection. Get PDF maps from CPW online Map Library, personalize maps using the Colorado Hunting Atlas or Fishing Atlas​, USFS​, USGS, or your favorite site. Go mobile! Whether you are hiking, hunting or fishing this app will be your guide in the backcountry. Visit Colorado O​​utdoors Online to Learn more about CPW Mobile PDF​.

Download the App

Download CPW Mobile PDF​​ from the App Store or Google Play.​


​Game Management Unit (GMU) maps 

At this time no individual GMU maps are available for purchase. Below is a list of some of the available topography maps of Colorado. 

  1. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) maps can be obtained by calling (303-239-3600)
  2. Public Lands Information Center maps can be obtained by calling (1-877-851-8946)
  3. Download Forest Service topographical maps for free ​​
  4. National Forest maps are available on the U.S. Geological Survey Store​

The legal boundaries of the Game Management Units are described in the last pages of the Big Game Regulations Brochure​​​. Hunters can sketch out specific units on the topography maps.​

The 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. The Hunter Resource Report allows hunters to create a list of important emergency and contact information, field office locations, campgrounds, CPW sales agents and more.



Over the Counter License Availability




Hunting Property and Program pages with Maps


​​​​​​The Colorado Fishing Atlas

Whether you’re a seasoned angler or you’ve never picked up a rod before, finding a place to fish in Colorado has never been easier! The Colorado Fishing Atlas, the lates​t interactive mapping tool offered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, allows users to search for fishing opportunities by species, specific interest or proximity to your home or destination. Use the simple map interface to locate and view recommended opportunities for the family, remote fly fishing or ice fishing all on top of street maps, USGS topographic maps or high resolution color aerial photography

Additional information in The Colorado Fishing Atlas includes:

  • handicap accessible fishing access
  • stocked waters
  • boat ramps
  • special fishing regulations
  • stream gages (including links to real time data)
  • sales agents
  • Gold Medal waters

Spend a few minutes viewing a series of short video tutorials to learn about all the great new features or jump right in and start scouting from the comfort of your home today using The Colorado Fishing Atlas​.​ 

Special Fishing Regulation maps​​

Browse and download our PDF maps that help anglers navigate the special regulations on some of Colorado's popular river, streams and lakes. These CPW Special Fishing Regulations maps​ depict special fishing rules for the areas listed below. We will be adding new maps in the future, so bookmark and return to this page before your next outing! ​​

Fishing Property and Program pages with Maps​

Outdoor Recreation


Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX)​

The Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX) endeavors to map every trail in the state of Colorado. COTREX intends to serve as the connection between people, trails, and technology by coordinating the efforts of federal, state, county, and local agencies to create a comprehensive and authoritative repository of recreational trails for public use.

Learn more about COTR​EX​.

NEW! CPW Wildlife Species Map Viewer

Turn on and view various wildlife species range in an interactive web map.