Hunting and Fishing on
State Wildlife Areas
in Douglas County, Colorado

Douglas County, Colorado
Mule deer bucks in the forest
Douglas County State Wildlife Areas
Sharptail Ridge

Douglas County State Fish Unit


RESTRICTIONS: Riparian areas closed to protect Preble's meadow jumping mouse as posted; no hunting, fishing, fires or firearms allowed; no habitat stamp required.

Sharptail Ridge

HUNTING: Elk, deer, by drawn permit only (and hunter must have limited license for deer or elk for Unit 51 before applying for drawing).
RESTRICTIONS: Day use only; foot access only; no camping allowed; 2 hunters max. only; No vehicles allowed; Permitted hunters may park in designated area behind gate for time of permit only.
State Fish Unit


In Denver, go south on Santa Fe to Chatfield Avenue, turn west on Chatfield Avenue and go to Chatfield Reservoir.
RECREATION: Limited tours.
RESTRICTIONS: No dogs allowed.

Elk in a meadow
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