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About Us                                   Arapaho Wilderness Outfitters

Arapaho Wilderness Outfitters is a small family owned business located and permitted in the recesses of the Arapaho National Forest deep within the designated Wilderness Area.  Accessible only by foot, boat or horseback. Bordered on our East by the Continental Divide, and surrounded by millions of acres of the best Colorado elk hunting you could imagine.  We all come from a long line of hunters, western outfitters and ranchers.  We have a passion for hunting and look forward to sharing the excitement of fair chase hunting.  We would love to have you in camp with us,  and meet our family; Shane and Darlene Allen owner/outfitter,  and the rest of our wonderfull staff,  So call us to book your next Colorado archery elk hunt, Colorado muzzleloader elk hunt or a Colorado rifle elk hunt.  You won't be sorry!"

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  • IMPORTANT Parks & Wildlife application and payment changes.  See 2018 Big game Regulations.


  • new for COLORADO you can now use lighted nocs on your arrows for archery season. 


  •  Also black bear tags can now be purchased over the counter with caps, on all over the counter hunts

Arapaho Wilderness Outfitters



Shane Allen

(970) 355-9541


Email:  arapahowildernessoutfitters@gmail.com


2018 Season Dates

  • Archery  Aug 25th-Sept 23rd


  • Muzzleloader Sept 8th-16th


  • 1st rifle Oct 13th-17th
  • 2nd rifle Oct 20th-28th
  • 3rd rifle Nov 3rd-11th
  • 4th Rifle Nov 14th-18th


  • Archery-- Over The Counter either sex tag


  • Muzzleloader --Draw tag


  • 1st  Rifle (either sex tag)--Draw
  • 2nd & 3rd Rifle--Over The Counter (bull only)
  • 4th Rifle (either sex tag)--Draw


  • Trophy Mule Deer all Draw


  • Trophy Moose are on a weighted draw system

Number of minimum preference points needed to draw tag

  • Muzzleloader--Bull-0  Cow-0
  • 1st Rifle--Bull-0  Cow-0
  • 4th Rifle--Bull-0 Cow-0


Trophy Mule Deer

  • Archery--Buck-1
  • Muzzleloader--Buck-2
  • Rifle 2nd--Buck-0
  • Rifle 3rd--Buck-2


         Trophy Moose

   Are on a weighted draw                  system

2018 License Fees

  • Elk bull or either sex $641.00
  • Elk Cow $481.00


  • Deer $386.00


  • Black Bear $351.00

Add $10.00 to any license if you do not have a Habitat Stamp.  Also included in all nonresident big game tags is a annual fishing license

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