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The Backcountry Wilderness Area offers various hunting opportunities to HRCA members who are drawn in our annual lottery drawings. We offer elk, deer, turkey and coyote hunts.

To participate you can register for one of our drawings and/or attend our Annual Elk Banquet in July.  All of the details and instructions are found in the documents below.

If, after reading the documents, you have further questions, please contact Mark.Giebel: Email or 303-471-8885.

Important 2020 Dates

  • Friday, January 10: Archery Drawing Registration Deadline
  • Monday, January 13: Archery Drawing
  • Beginning April (see CPW web-site for exact date): CPW Big Game Application Deadline
  • Monday, June 1: Elk Banquet Tickets Go On Sale
  • Friday, June 5: Registration for all HRCA Hunt Drawings Opens
  • Monday, July 6: Registration for all HRCA Hunt Drawings Closes
  • Friday, July 17: 10th Annual Elk Banquet
  • Tuesday, August 4: CPW Leftover Licenses on sale (HRCA Cow Hunters; Date Subject to Change Pending CPW Final Announcement)

Important Documents and Information

If you want to understand our hunts and the important details, read these two documents:

More Information

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Archery Range

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