Regulations for shooting on public land differ from agency to agency and area to area based on recreational uses, environmental concerns, agricultural interests and many other factors. For information on the rules in a specific area, contact the appropriate agency office.
Recreational Shooting: Shooting Safe on your Forest
United States Forest Service
Arapaho/Roosevelt National Forest — (970) 295-6700
Pike/San Isabel National Forest — (719) 545-8737
Grand Mesa/Gunnison/Uncompahgre National Forests — (970) 874-7691
Rio Grande National Forest — (719) 852-5941
Routt National Forest — (970) 870-2299
San Juan National Forest — (970) 247-4874
White River National Forest — Temporary Phone Number: (970) 319-2670
- Visit the White River home page for current contact information.
Bureau of Land Management
Colorado State Office, Information — (303) 239-3600