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Deer Hunting Seasons

General-season dates

General archery deerAug. 21–Sept. 17
General muzzleloader deerSept. 29–Oct. 7
Early general any legal weapon (rifle) deerOct. 13–17
General any legal weapon (rifle) deerOct. 23–31
General archery any bull elkAug. 21–Sept. 22
General archery spike elkAug. 21–Sept. 10
General any legal weapon (rifle) spike and any bull elk*Oct. 9–21
General muzzleloader elkNov. 3–11
Youth general (rifle) any bull elkSept. 18–26

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