FORT CARSON OPEN AREAS

 

 (29 JAN 2024) BE ADVISED THAT DUE TO MILITARY TRAINING THERE WILL BE LIMITED HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER 2024 ON FORT CARSON/PCMS

 

FORT CARSON HUNTING & NON-CONSUMPTIVE RECREATION: OPEN - see bottom of page for details

  

***Step-By-Step Guidance On Getting An Account and Purchasing Your Permit(s) Click Here ***

 

Attention Users!

(09/14/22)  Users must checkout through your phone or computer on iSportsman and enter your harvest data.  You must always check out no later than what the posted checkout time is (below)Night hunting is prohibited.

If you are already checked into iSportsman and the website goes down or you are packing out an already harvested animal and won't make the checkout time, you must call FC 719-725-4682 or PCMS 719-338-9536 - DPW Wildlife.

 

All reporting of unexploded ordnance will be through the FC Fire Desk  (719) 526-5698.

https://www.denix.osd.mil/uxo/3rs-training/index.html

https://www.denix.osd.mil/uxo/

 

If there has been rain or snow on Fort Carson it is HIGHLY suggested that you call Range Operations fire desk @ 719-526-5698 option 9 before you head downrange to verify the road conditions. If the road conditions are RED, there will not be any hunting or other downrange activites availableSafety is our # 1 priority.

 

Check this page often to ensure changes have not occurred, such as:

 

​​Fort Carson hunters: Civilians must have ALL credentials with you when going to the Visitor Control Center at Gate 1. At a minimum this includes your:

 

During the weekends, if the iSportsman website goes down (example - no one - including admins can login to the website) and no one can check in from the website, you may check in manually at the range control building 9550 to access the open areas. However, Range operations and law enforcement reserve the right to deny recreationists manual checking in for any reason.

CHECKING IN (to go downrange): checking in can be done from your account on iSportsman, on any computer/smart phone with internet access. Check in for a daily downrange pass can be done any time after 0400 the day of the hunt. Make sure to print your downrange pass or save it to your smart phone. If you save your pass to your smartphone, you have to fill out your own paper pass containing the info from your iSportsman downrange pass and place on you vehicle's dashboard to be in view at all times.

CHECKING OUT (to leave downrange):  checking out for the day must be completed no later than the posted final checkout time. Switching blocks may be done by checking out on your phone and then checking back in and receiving a new downrange pass during the same day. If you check out late your account will get put on a minimum 2 week hold and you'll receive a monetary citation. Holds can only and MAY only be removed by contacting Fort Carson Conservation Law Enforcement Officers, otherwise the hold will expire on its own.

 

Downrange Hunting & Other Downrange Recreation: OPEN - Saturday, Feb. 24th - Sunday, Feb. 25th

***REMINDER: FOR GMU 591: Bull elk taken in all seasons must have 4 points or more on one antler OR a brow tine of 5 inches or more. For more information go to: https://cpw.state.co.us/Documents/Hunting/BigGame/Elk-Antler-Point-Restrictions.pdf

*** When available, cycling downrange on Fort Carson is only authorized on routes 1, 4, and Butts Road. You must check in through iSportsman with a minimum of a non-consumptive permit and choose the option for cycling on weekends.

*** When the Bird Farm is open, it is for non-consumptive activities such as hiking, photography, and dog training. The Bird Farm is a wildlife conservation area, and you are required to stay at least 50 feet from any active bird nests, including the artificial bird nest boxes.

 

Posted on 22 February, 2024

Saturday, Feb. 24th - Sunday, Feb. 25th

Block 1: TA 4 Archery Only (1 personnel)
Block 2: TA’s 6 and 7 Archery Only 
(4 personnel)
Block 3: TA 8 LV Only (4 personnel)
Block 4: TA’s 24, 25 and 28 LV Only (10 personnel)
Block 5: TA’s 30 and 31 (8 personnel)
Block 6: TA’s 39 and 40 (6 personnel)
Block 7: TA 41 LV Only (10 personnel)
Block 8: TA 43 (6 personnel)
Block 9: TA 44 (1 personnel)
Block 10: TA 48 (4 personnel)
Block 11: TA’s 54, 55 and 56 (14 personnel)