Larimer County Department of Natural Resources offers limited big game hunting at Red Mountain Open Space

Larimer County’s Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with Colorado Parks & Wildlife, will offer limited big game hunting opportunities at Red Mountain Open Space in northern Larimer County. There will be nine special access hunting permits issued in 2012. A drawing for two bull elk, three cow elk and four buck deer special access permits will be held the first week of March.

Permits can be obtained through the Larimer County special access hunting permit application process. All applications must be submitted online February 1 through February 29. Please go to and click the Red Mountain Hunting Information icon for information and to apply. Successful applicants (winners of the drawing) will then be contacted by email.

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