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Welcome Hunters!

We are fortunate to be in an area with so much beauty, open space and outdoor recreation. From hunting to fishing to camping and boating, Let us know how we can help you during your visit to our area!  

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General Hunting Info

Nearby GMU Units: 711, 71, 72 & 73

Public Lands Office - Dolores Ranger District

Derek Padilla District Ranger

29211 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323    Phone: (970)882-7296     Open: M-F 8am - 4:30pm
The Dolores Ranger District manages 597,373 acres of the San Juan National Forest in Dolores, Montezuma and San Miguel counties, Colorado. The District stretches west of the La Plata Mountains and north to Lizard Head Pass. Its employees are co-located at the Dolores Public Lands Office with the BLM Tres Rios Field Office.

San Juan Nat'l Forest Alerts

BLM - Tres Rios Field Office (Shared space with the US Forest Service / Dolores Ranger District)

Connie Clementson Field Manager

29211 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323    Phone: 970-882-1120     Open: M-F 8am - 4:30pm

The BLM Tres Rios Field Office (TRFO) is responsible for the management and stewardship of more than 600,000 acres of public land in southwestern Colorado.  TRFO also administers federal mineral estate underlying private lands (known as split estate) and has trust responsibility for mineral management on 800,000 acres of Tribal lands. Maps   State Booklets   Calendars

Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Lone Mesa: (970) 533-7065, 42545 County Road N, Mancos, CO at Mancos State Park
Wildlife Division (Durango):  970-247-0855  151 East 16th Street, Durango, CO

Hunting, Off-road & General Supplies

Dolores Outfitters: (970)676-0066   341 Railroad Ave, Dolores (Hwy 145 & 4th Street) M-Sat 7-7pm, Sun 8-5pm

Hunting/fishing licenses, Ammo, firewood permits, hunting/camping/fishing gear, OHV rentals & permits, Jeep rentals, snowmobile permits, ANS boat stamps, kayaks, paddleboards, convenience store, gas, pet supplies, unit maps

Dolores General Store: (970)882-2143   300 Central Ave, Dolores (Central & 3rd Street) M-F 8-5:30pm, Sat 9-5pm

Hunting/fishing licenses, camping & fishing gear, kayaks, paddleboards, ice cream, hardware, pet supplies, U-Haul

Goods For The Woods: (970)565-9861 24720 Road K3, Cortez, CO.   

Archery, firearms, sporting goods, apparel, backpacks, hunting gear, optics, knives

Basecamp Food & Fuel: (970)676-0035   1110 Railroad Ave, Dolores (Hwy 145 & 11th Street) open 6am-9pm everyday

Convenience store, gas, beer.

Dolores Food Market: (970)882-7353   400 Railroad Avenue, Dolores.  Open daily 8am-8pm

Grocery, convenience store

Family Dollar: (970)394-1000   1009 Hwy 145, Dolores
Mancos Motorsports: (970)882-3027   28101 Road T.5, Dolores. Open 9am-5pm Mon-Fri.  

Modification, maintenance, and repair shop. Services motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, sports vehicles, or other small engines.   

Fun Center: (970)516-1070   27688 Hwy 160, Cortez. Open Tue-Sat 8:30am - 5pm.   

Sells on-road and off-road vehicles, personal watercraft. New & pre-owned. Service and repairs.

Meat Processing & Taxidermy

Switzer: (970)565-7073     22700 Road L, Cortez

As of Aug 2019: $265 for Elk, $145 for Deer. Bone out, double wrap, beef fat is added to ground meat. Cash only.

Dolores Game Processing / Maxwell's: (970)882-3302     18329 Road 27, Dolores.  Wild Game, Meat Storage

HotShot Taxidermy: ((970)739-0087     17001 Hwy 491, Cortez

Dusk Till Dawn Taxidermy: (970)759-1673   (970)529-3499   (970)749-1279       25745 Hwy 184, Dolores


$5 - Outpost Motel: (970)882-7271   1800 Hwy 145, Dolores
$5 - Dolores River Campground & Cabins: (970)882-7761   18680 Hwy 145, Dolores (open May-Oct 14)
$6 - Cozy Comfort RV Park: (970)882-2483   1501 Central Ave, Dolores

RV Dump

$10 - Cozy Comfort RV Park: (970)882-2483   1501 Central Ave, Dolores 
Free - Maverick Gas Station, Cortez: (970)565-2409 Hwy 145 & Hwy 160 intersection in Cortez

Propane Refill

Dolores River Campground & Cabins: (970)882-7761   18680 Hwy 145, Dolores (open May-Oct 14)

Speedway Gas Station: 501 Railroad Ave (970)882-2110

Laundromat / Laundry Facilities Day Use

Dolores Laundromat: (970)426-6696   310 Railroad Ave, Dolores (Hwy 145 & 3rd Street) Open 24 hours
Dolores River Campground & Cabins: (970)882-7761   18680 Hwy 145, Dolores (open May-Oct 14)
Cozy Comfort RV Park: (970)882-2483   1501 Central Ave, Dolores

Rifle Sighting & Shooting Ranges

Summit Shooting Center: (970)565-2474    23858 Road G, Cortez

Available by appointment only, please give 24 hours notice. Range rates are $20 per person. Brass ammunition only please, no steel or aluminum. Due to the construction of their traps, no magnums. Total of ten 50ft lanes that are arranged in two isolated groups of five-lanes each. Only 1 person or group at a time.

Four Corners Rifle & Pistol Club: (970)882-2636

$45 annual membership, $10 for spouse and junior family members.

Sight-in opportunities are held on dates immediately prior to the four rifle hunting seasons. 

INDOOR SHOOTING RANGE houses a 9-position, 50 foot range and a large meeting room. 1545 Lebanon Road, Cortez

OUTDOOR SHOOTING RANGE includes rifle, pistol, .22 caliber rimfire, 500 yard, cowboy action and 3-gun ranges. Long range shooting in the outdoor range from 100 to 500 yards. 30076 Hwy 160, Cortez

Cortez Trap Club: (970)565-7396   29002 Road H, Cortez

Open to the public. Hours: Thurs 5:30pm- 8pm; Sun 12:30-4:30 pm. 9 trap fields

Goods For The Woods: (970)565-9861 24720 Road K3, Cortez, CO. Indoor 20yd archery range

Horse Rental, Outfitters & Pack out

Rustlers Roost Ranch: 970-533-1570   5964 Road 41, Mancos. Overnight pack trips and horses for lease.
Circle K Ranch: (970)562-3808   27758 Hwy 145, Dolores. Pack out services and outfitting services only, 
No horse rental. Pack out services are $450 for first 4 hours, $75/hour thereafter. Includes one horse for hunter + two pack horses, + person to help pack out. 
Colorado Elk Camp Outfitters: 970-560-3746  7510 Rd 26.1 Loop Cortez
T Bar M Outfitters: (970)739-9861 or (970)564-9148


GST Liquors: (970)882-2229   102 S 11th Street, Dolores (Hwy 145 & 11th Street). Open daily 8am - 10pm
Basecamp Food & Fuels (Beer only): (970)676-0035   1110 Railroad Ave, Dolores (Hwy 145 & 11th Street). 6am - 9pm

Emergency & Medical


Montezuma County Sheriff: (970)565-8452   730 E Driscoll St, Cortez
Dolores County Sheriff: (970)677-2257   409 Main St, Dove Creek
Colorado State Patrol: (970)249-4392   20591 Highway 160, Durango
Road & Weather conditions (877)315-7623
Search & Rescue...Dial 911
Southwest Memorial Hospital: (970)565-6666   1311 N Mildred, Cortez
Southwest Walk-in clinic: (970)564-1037   1413 N Mildred, Cortez
Breitenbach Chiropractic: (970)882-2275   18483 Hwy 145, Dolores

Restaurants & Bars

Ponderosa Restaurant: (970)882-7910   715 Railroad Ave, Dolores (Hwy 145 & 8th Street). Open 7am - 2pm daily

The Depot: (970)882-7500   520 Railroad Ave, Dolores. Open Tue-Sat 10am - 7:30pm

Dolores River Brewery: (970)882-4667   100 S 4th Street, Dolores. Open Sun-Thu 4-9pm, Fri-Sat 4-11p

Montezuma Mexican: (970)676-0043   1319 Railroad Ave, Dolores.   Open daily 10am - 10pm Mon-Thu 8am-10p Fri-Sun

Mi Tequila (970)676-0040   104 S 2nd Street, Dolores (Hwy 145 & 2nd St).  Open daily 10a-9pm

Loop's Coffee House & Bistro: (970)676-0544   795 Railroad Ave, Dolores. Mon-Sat 6a-1p, Sun 7a-12p   

Three Chicks Bakery: (970)844-0418   105 S 5th Street, Dolores. Open daily 7am - 2pm Mon-Sat, 7am-12p Sun

Whistler's Walk: (970)676-0555  101 S 11th Street, Dolores. Open daily 11am - 8pm, closed Tuesdays

Lodging, Cabins, RV, Camping

Dolores Mountain Inn:(970)882-7203 701 Railroad Ave, Dolores (Hwy 145 & 7th St)
Outpost Motel: (970)882-7271   1800 Hwy 145, Dolores
Cozy Comfort RV Park: (970)882-2483   1501 Central Ave, Dolores
Dolores River Campground & Cabins: (970)882-7761  18680 Hwy 145, Dolores (May-Sep)
Rio Grande Southern Hotel B&B: (970)882-2125   101 S 5th Street, Dolores
Circle C RV Park: (970)239-1850   28000 Road T, Dolores
The Views RV Park: (970)749-6489   24990 Hwy 184, Dolores (open Apr 15-Oct 31)
Circle K Ranch: (970)562-3808   27758 Hwy 145, Dolores
Priest Gulch Campground & RV: (970)562-3810   27646 Hwy 145, Dolores (open May-Oct 24)
Groundhog Lake RV Park: (970)739-5533   Groundhog Reservoir, Dolores (open May15-Nov15)

Gifts and Specialty

The Flying Pig: (970)739-1916   200 S 4th Street, Dolores

From Our Heart Thrift Store: (970)739-4637   350 Railroad Ave, Dolores 

The DinoStore: 1127 Railroad Ave, Dolores
Terri's Hair & Nails: (970)882-7067   202 4th Street, Dolores

Cultivating Sacred Co-Op: (262) 443-8990  411 Central Ave, Dolores

Dolores River Campground & Cabins: (970)882-7761  18680 Hwy 145, Dolores  (May-Oct 14)
Rustic Style Furniture: (970)882-3267   200 Railroad Ave, Dolores (Hwy 145 & 2nd Street)

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