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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Lone Mesa Annual Hunting Permit Drawing

​​​​Bull ElkLone Mesa hunting access permits are issued by annual drawing held in July of each year. Hunters must also possess a valid hunting license.

After the drawing ​all successful hunters will be notified. Unsuccessful hunters are put on a waiting list in the order of their draw number. When cancellations occur, the next hunter on the list will be notified to see if they are interested in the hunt.


2020 Hunting Permit Drawing Dates & Documentation

  • Apply online​. This is the required method of application.
  • Thursday July 9th, 2020 - Applications​​ are time-stamped and are due by 5:00 pm.
  • Friday July 10th, 2020 - Permit drawing starts at 5:30 pm at the Dolores Public Library, 1002 Railroad Ave Dolores.

BearSuccessful Permit Recipients

Successful hunters will need to pay the permit fee no later than 30 days prior to the first day of the hunt (see table below).  For details on hunt fees refer to section b.5 in the ​hunter protocol

For more information please call our Lone Mesa/Mancos office at 970-533-7065. 


The 2020 hunt dates, number of permits available, fee dates, and orientation dates

  • ​To help plan your Lone Mesa hunt, call a CPW Hunt Planner at 303-291-PLAN (7526). 
  • NEW FOR 2020: ORIENTATION may be available by means other than in-person (online, phone, and chat). MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW. Successful permittees will be contacted with orientation options.


2020​​
Hunt Type
Dates
Permits
Available
Fee Due Orientation
Archery
9/2 -9/30
208/2
see above
Muzzleloader9/12-9/20
128/12
see above
1st Rifle10/10-10/14
159/10
see above
2nd Rifle10/24-11/1
25
9/24
see above
3rd Rifle11/7-11/13
2510/7
see above
4th Rifle11/18-11/22
2510/18
see above


To help assess the hunting opportunity, you may view the drawing success and harvest statistics for the 2​005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 hunting seasons. You can also check out a park map.

See the application information to apply for limited hunting licenses. Over-the-counter hunting licenses are available at any license agent.

Visit the big game hunting page for ​​additional​ season information, regulations, and other important hunting info.

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