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Please Read: License Refund Changes​
  • Refund applications due 30 days prior to season start.
  • $15 refund processing fee to cover administration costs.​​​​

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There are over 650 license agents across the state. ​​​​​​​​​


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More Outdoor Recreation Information

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2018 Colorado Pheasant & Quail Forecast

Although conditions were not optimal for nesting and brood rearing, hunters can expect good pheasant and quail seasons in 2018.

Read Small Game Manager Ed Gorman's full 2018-2019 Eastern Plains Pheasant and Quail Forecast. Also check out Colorado Outdoors magazine's forecast.


Hunting Colorado's Public Lands

An overview of big game, small game and waterfowl hunting on Colorado's public lands. Including National Forests, Bureau of Land Management, State Wildlife Areas, State Trust Lands, State Parks.


Flu​ores​cent Pink Approved!

In the spring of 2016, Colorado legislature passed Senate Bill 16-068 concerning wearing fluorescent pink garments to hunt big game. This change went into effect August 10, 2016.

Find out what this means for hunters. For details about this alternative hunter safety color, please read the Authorized Fluorescent Pink fact sheet.