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Deer Hunting Seasons

General-season dates

General archery deer

Aug. 19–Sept. 15

General muzzleloader deer

Sept. 27–Oct. 5

Early general any legal weapon (rifle) deer

Oct. 11–15

General any legal weapon (rifle) deer

Oct. 21–29

General archery any bull elk

Aug. 19–Sept. 20

General archery spike elk

Aug. 19–Sept. 8

General any legal weapon (rifle) spike and any bull elk*

Oct. 7–19

General muzzleloader elk

Nov. 1–9

Youth general (rifle) any bull elk

Sept. 16–24

* On all Book Cliffs units, the any legal weapon spike bull elk hunt will only run from Oct. 9–13, 2021.