Looking for a place to hunt Deer in Colorado?

Colorado offers many different options for hunting deer along with different species of deer. Rifle, Archery and Muzzleloading rifles provide opportunities for all different types of hunters. Both Mule Deer and Whitetail Deer are abundant in Colorado.

Public Land Deer Hunting

Colorado has a large amount of public land that is accessible for hunting Mule Deer and White-tailed Deer. The best way to find the area you are looking for is to take a look at the State Wildlife Area Map and set the correct filter. Make sure to click the drop-down “Hunting” and select the species of Deer you are looking to hunt.

Check out Colorado’s State Wildlife Area Map

2015 Deer Hunting Season Dates

Combined (Deer/Elk) (2nd season) Oct. 17–25
(3rd season) Oct. 31–Nov. 8
Combined limited (Deer/Elk) (4th season) Nov. 11–15
Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140) Oct. 24–Nov. 3
Deer (west of I-25 and Unit 140) Aug. 29–Sept. 27
Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140) Oct. 1–23 and
Nov. 4–30 and
Dec. 15–31
Muzzleloader (by draw only)
Deer Sept. 12–20
Plains deer (east of I-25, except Unit 140) Oct. 10–18

Hunting License Apply/Purchase

Colorado Division of Wildlife Licensing

Colorado Hunting Resources