Hunters with licenses in GMU 27 can request refund due to wildfires |

Hunters with licenses in GMU 27 can request refund due to wildfires

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Due to an extensive land and road closure caused by the Silver Creek Fire, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will offer hunters who hold licenses for Game Management Unit 27 the opportunity to request a license refund or preference points restoration up to the day before the season begins, effective immediately.

The affected hunt codes in GMU 27 include: EE027O1R, EE027P1R, EF027O1R, EF027O2R, EF027P1R, EF027P2R, DM027O2R and DF027O2R.

To receive a refund or restoration of points, hunters must turn in their request postmarked by 5 p.m. the day before the start of their season. To learn more about refunds, additional GMUs affected by fire and to print the refund request form, visit the CPW website.

The Silver Creek Fire, estimated at nearly 20,000 acres, is actively burning on national forest land, including a significant portion of GMU 27. The unit is located northwest of Kremmling, primarily in Grand County with a portion extending into Routt County.

Hunters can contact CPW’s Hot Sulphur Springs office at 970-725-6200 for additional information about the refund process.

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