Target Shooting Restrictions & Planning: Canyon Lakes Ranger District


Some areas and access routes have been damaged by the 2013 Flood. Please see the latest closure order and information on our Flood Recovery page. 

The areas listed below are closed to shooting on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District

Closure Order Name

Closure Description

Urban Front Country Order UFC-01-15 (pdf, 19.75 KB)





No discharging a firearm, air rifle or gas gun, except persons legally hunting in
accordance with Colorado law or discharging paintball guns. 36 CFR §

  • Within ¼ mile of County Road 44H (Buckhorn Road) from the National Forest boundary on the east to the old Buckhorn Ranger Station on the west.
  • Within ¼ mile of County Road 27 (Stove Prairie Road) from State Highway 14 (Poudre Highway) south, within the National Forest boundary.
  • Within ¼ mile of County Road 47 (Big Elk Meadows Road) from state highway 36 to Forest Service Road 118 (Johnny Park Road).
  • Within ¼ mile of County Road 117 (Christy Meadows) north of Highway 34.
  • Within ¼ mile of Greyrock Trail.