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Sharptail Ridge Open Space to close for 2017 hunting season

Deer and Elk seasons to span September-November

Sharptail Ridge
Sharptail Ridge Open Space will be closed to all non-hunters from Sept. 8-18 and Oct. 13-Nov. 20.


Fall is in the air, which means hunting season is just around the corner.

And for those that enjoy the County’s 300-plus miles of open space trails, it is important to note that Sharptail Ridge Open Space, near Roxborough State Park, will be closed to all non-hunters from Sept. 8-18 and Oct. 13 -Nov. 20.

Hunters who have obtained proper permits from the State of Colorado may hunt deer and/or elk during those timeframes. For information on specific dates for bow, muzzleloader and rifle seasons, as well as permit information, please visit Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s webpage on big game hunting.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife — which contributed toward Douglas County’s purchase of Sharptail Ridge in 2001 — maintains a conservation easement on the property, the primary purpose of which is for the management of wildlife and wildlife habitat.

Please note, that hunting is not allowed on any other Douglas County Open Space properties. For questions, please contact 303-660-7495.