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News Release

Apply by Feb. 28 for Hunting Permits for Red Mountain Open Space

Department: Natural Resources
Release Date: Feb 21, 2017

Contact Information:

Steve Gibson, Red Mountain District Manager, (970) 498-5621

LOVELAND, Colo. – Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is offering limited big game hunting opportunities at Red Mountain Open Space, located near the Colorado-Wyoming border.

In partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Larimer County is offering 19 special access hunting permits in 2017, which include four bull elk, three cow elk, six buck deer and six doe pronghorn. The doe pronghorn special access hunting permits are offered in partnership with the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department for use on portions of Red Mountain Open Space and Soapstone Prairie Natural Area.

Permits can be obtained through Larimer County's special access permit application process. The cost is $10 per application. Applications will be accepted from Feb. 1-28, 2017. The drawing for special access hunting permits will be held the first week of March. Successful applicants will be contacted by phone and email.

All applications must be submitted through Larimer County's website. To apply and for more information, please visit
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