New for the 2019 Hunting Season
Reservations may be made online or by phone starting at 12 a.m. on August 18, 2019. Hunters must make reservations for ALL properties that require them either online or through the NEW reservation phone number: 1-800-244-5613.
Hunters are encouraged to log into their online account first and then make a reservation. Though reservations will not be available until August 18, 2019 hunters are encouraged to visit the new online system after August 5, 2019 to get familiar with the online system. Please note that reservations will now be available a true 14 days in advance and will no longer be impacted by holidays.
Primarily for Small Game and Waterfowl
This system is used for making reservations on specific properties primarily for small game and waterfowl hunting. Some properties require reservations for turkey hunting.
For more information, view the Big Game, Small Game and Waterfowl, and Colorado Recreational Lands Brochures.
Be prepared to make your reservation!
Your CID number (Customer Identification Number) that is on your hunting license.
You must already possess the current year hunting license for the kind of reservation you are making.
A list of properties and areas you are interested in reserving.
Check the water conditions report (see section below).
Waterfowl? Migratory bird? Deer? Dates?
Carefully read the regulation of your property to understand what is or isn’t allowable on a property. For example, some properties are limited to migratory bird hunting only – pheasants and pigeons do not fall under the definition of migratory birds. Some properties allow deer hunting any day but limit waterfowl days. Please check your regulations to make sure you are in compliance.
Go Online or Call for Reservations
Reservations can be made online or by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Reservation Properties and Maps
See the Small Game and Waterfowl Hunting brochure for property-specific details and regulations, such as those pertaining to the use of floating devices for hunting.
Central Flyway Properties (East of Continental Divide)
Pacific Flyway (West of Continental Divide)
Looking for more detailed mapping of these or other Parks and Wildlife properties? Visit our Colorado Hunting Atlas.
Property Conditions Report
Property conditions will be posted here for reference. Please note that these reports will in no way be definitive and are meant to be a guideline to the property – water levels and weather can be very volatile and can change quickly.
No property reports are available at this time.
General Reservation Rules
Specific rules can vary by property
To make a reservation you must have your CID and possess the appropriate license for the species you want to hunt.
Reservations are not transferable.
Using the reservations system, hunters are limited to a maximum of one reservation per hunt date.
The individual named on the reservation must be a licensed hunter and hunt the area and date specified on the reservation.
Hunters must follow check-in and check-out procedures as posted on the property.
Reservations are not accepted more than 14 days in advance of the hunt date, nor after 12 noon on the day before the hunt date, unless otherwise specified.
Hunters who wish to cancel a reservation must do so no later than 12:00 noon on the day before the hunt date, unless otherwise specified. (see Cancellations and No Show Policy below)
Hunters with reservations may only hunt the hunt area specified on the reservation.
Please refer to the Parks and Wildlife Fishing and Recreational Lands brochures for individual property regulations BEFORE making a reservation.
See the Small Game and Waterfowl Brochure or the Wildlife Regulations for additional property and season date information.
Cancellations and No Show Policy
Central Flyway reservation cancellations should be done online or by calling 1-800-244-5613 by 12:00 noon on the day prior to your reservation, unless otherwise specified.
Pacific Flyway reservation cancellations should be done online or by calling 1-800-244-5613 by 12:00 noon on the day prior to your reservation, unless otherwise specified.
Failure to hunt a reserved area without prior cancellation may cause forfeiture of privileges to make reservations for the remainder of the hunting season.
Be sure you have a valid small game hunting license for this year!
Remember to register for your HIP number by calling 1-866-COLOHIP or www.colohip.com.
Waterfowl hunters – You must use non-toxic shot and make sure you have your State and Federal Waterfowl stamps! Get birds in close—please, no skybusting!
Be sure to check your shotgun for a plug, hunting shotguns should not hold more than 3 shells total at one time (magazine and chamber combined).
For your convenience, important CPW phone numbers are listed on the back of your green license. Shooting hours are strictly enforced.