Colorado Big Game Hunting Season Dates

Big game hunting season for rifles in CO begins on October 1, and will run through November 19.  A reminder to local runners and hikers to wear hunter orange if you’ll be out in areas where hunting is allowed during this time frame. This is also true for your 4 legged friends!

Rifle Deer/Elk/Moose

Moose                                            October 1 – 14
1st Season Elk only                       October 14 – 18
2nd Season Deer/Elk Combined   October 21 – 29
3rd Season Deer/Elk Combined    November 4 – 12
4th Season Elk (limited Deer)        November 15 – 19