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​​​​​ Hunting at Boyd Lake Information

Only waterfowl hunting in the designated "Red Zone" is permitted at the park during the seasons set by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife. ​

See the Small Game and Waterfowl Regulation brochure for state waterfowl hunting information. You are responsible for knowing the state hunting regulations that apply to you

Hunters are required to have:  

  • a valid Colorado waterfowl hunting license. 
  • a habitat stamp. 

Waterfowl hunting information specific to Boyd Lake: 

  1. Hunt within the designated RED ZONE boundaries​ only. These boundaries are marked on the map in red and at the hunting site with red posts and/or red and white signs. The water line is a boundary.  You may put decoys out, but you may not hunt from the water. Areas are first come, first served – no reservations.

  2. ​A reservation is required to hunt waterfowl. Reservations must be made in accordance with #901. A, except that reservations are available on a first-come, first-serve basis starting 14 days in advance of the hunt date and may be made or canceled up to the starting time of the reserved time slot. Hunters may only hunt in the designated zone and time slot reserved.​

  3. Firearms must be unloaded outside the Red Zone area. Load weapons only when in position and ready to hunt inside Red Zone. Unload before returning to the vehicle.

  4. Do not drive into the Red Zone. Vehicles are not allowed off of the asphalt roadways and parking lots. You must walk all of your hunting equipment down to the site.

  5. Shoot only during legal shooting hours. You may hunt from ½ hour before sunrise until sunset.

  6. Do NOT shoot to the west or in the direction of boaters.

  7. Have all proper licenses current and available for inspection. You must possess all current necessary licenses and stamps.

  8. Only NON-TOXIC shot is allowed. You cannot use or have in your possession lead shot while hunting waterfowl.

  9.  Leaving decoys set overnight is prohibited.​

Where to Locally Purchase a Hunting License

Hunting licenses are available at the park or locally at: