Overview of GMU 70 Hunting Facts
Situated in the southwestern territory of Colorado in Dolores, Montrose and San Miguel counties, Unit 70 offers promise to hunters everywhere that success and experience can be found here. Whether you’re hunting mule deer or elk, both have a thriving population in Unit 70. This unit offers approximately 679,000 acres (70%) of public land for hunters to explore, scout and ultimately, harvest wildlife. Conveniently located in the northern territory of the unit in Norwood, stands a US Forest Service Office. The presence of the Uncompahgre National Forest, Lizard Head Wilderness and Mount Sneffels Wilderness offers a backwoods setting for your hunting trip to Unit 70 Colorado. The wildlife find the landscape appealing and the majority tend to inhabit the unit year-round, since their needs are met with the abundance of resources. The availability of unlimited elk tags in 2nd and 3rd rifle seasons increases the hunting pressure in this unit. For more Colorado Unit 3 hunting information, check out the Info for Cities Near Unit 70 section on the right.