Byers Canyons shooting range closes for winter |

Byers Canyons shooting range closes for winter

Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds shooting enthusiast that the Byers Canyon Shooting Range in Hot Sulphur Springs will close Jan. 13 in order to protect wintering elk and deer herds.

The closure provides big game with undisturbed use of the land in and around the range, allowing them to feed freely without expending crucial energy trying to avoid human activity in the area.

The range will remain closed until deer move toward higher ground in the spring, which typically occurs in early April.

The Byers Canyon Shooting Range, which is owned and operated by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, is very popular with sportsmen, especially prior to and during big game hunting seasons.

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