Colorado Unit 17 Topo Map


Colorado unit 17 hunting topo map to plan your successful hunt. Includes private and public land boundaries, roads and topography.

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Colorado Unit 17 Hunting Topo Map with Printed Boundaries

Hunters Domain has Colorado Unit 17 hunt area maps that are 1:100,000-scale maps using Bureau of Land Management land status base maps.

Our UNIT 17 maps include:

Colorado public land ownership boundaries
Topographical contour lines
1:100,000 scale for easy viewing
Roads printed
Key terrain features to help you plan your hunt or trip
Hunt area or game management unit 17 (GMU 17) boundary is overlaid on the BLM base map
Easy planning for your upcoming big game hunt by defining roads and routes into the preferred area
Custom maps for Unit 17 are also available (See it all on one map):

Color aerial photo maps: high resolution (you define borders/boundaries)
TOPO maps only where you easily define borders or edges of maps with our online program
Hybrid maps: a unique and detailed aerial photo combined with a USGS topographical maps (user-defined boundaries)
Order your Colorado Unit 17 Map Today!

The actual boundary description/definitions printed below from Colorado Parks and Wildlife hunting regulations brochure could have errors or been amended by the state so always check in their most current printed regulations or the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website to verify these boundaries before hunting as these are for reference only.

Colorado Big Game Unit 17

– Unit 17 Topo/Map Colorado – Game Management Unit (GMU-17).

Game Management Unit (GMU)

BLM Maps:

Reservation Land

US Forest Service Maps:

Reservation land

Colorado Unit 17 Description

Unit 17 Located in Jackson County bounded on the North and East by Colorado 125; on the South by the Continental Divide (Jackson-Grand Co. line); on the West and North by Colorado 14.

GMU 17 North Park borders Wyoming between the Continental Divide and Medicine Bow Mountains. The valley floor at 7,880’ supports agricultural lands and sage. Extensive willow stands line the streams – a favorite moose habitat, so be sure of your target. The forest surrounding the basin varies from aspen/lodgepole to spruce/fir. The area is generally windy and colder than places in western Colorado. Prepare for snow during your hunt. 4WD is helpful, as are chains. Over 2/3 of North Park is public land. Patient hunters could have success hunting trophy bucks. North Park has an early rifle, deer-only season that begins as soon as possible after archery closes. This season provides additional hunter opportunities as many of the deer in North Park migrate early. Few deer are found in North Park during January classification flights. Small sample sizes lead to higher observed buck:doe ratios than can be expected during the hunting seasons. Elk are distributed evenly throughout the unit. During the day, the bulls will be in dark timber – glass in the early morning and evening. The herd tends to stay in the coniferous timbered areas until late in the season, moving to lower elevations with snow and hunting pressure.