Utah Hunting Seasons Dates (Updated)

Welcome to the Utah Hunting Seasons page. Updated US Hunting Seasons for 2021-2022.

As part of our comprehensive guide to US Hunting Seasons By State on this page you will find out “When Is Hunting Season for Utah?”

There is also general information on the different hunting seasons for a wide range of wild game species. You will find links to the relevant State Authority so you can make sure you have all the correct legal obligations in place before you start your hunt.

Utah Hunting Seasons Dates (Updated)

The Utah hunting season provides the hunter with a wide range of hunting opportunities. Species that can be hunted during hunting season include the following:-

Deer, Elk, Black Bear, Moose, Bison, Desert Bighorn Sheep, Pronghorn, Turkey plus a wide range of small game and game birds.

IMPORTANT. All care has been taking in preparing this hunting season information for you. Please check the relevant State Authority’s Website for further information and any changes to current US Hunting Season Regulations. We have provided a link to each States hunting season website for your convenience.

Utah Deer & Elk Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
Deer (Firearms)Oct 9 – 13 & Oct 19 – 27
Deer (Muzzleloader)Sept 25 – Oct 3
Deer (Bow)Aug 17 – Sept 13, Sept 14 – Nov 30
Elk (Firearms)Sept 14 – 22, Oct 5 -17
Elk (Muzzleloader)Oct 3- Nov 7
Elk (Bow)Aug 17 – Sept 13
Elk (Youth)Sept 14 – 22

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website. Some Elk and Deer units have extended zones.

Utah Turkey Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
SpringMay 4 -13 (2022)
FallOct 1 – Feb 28

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

 Utah Small Game Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
BobcatNov 20 – Mar 1
CoyoteOpen All Year
FoxSept 21 – Mar 1
RabbitSept 2 – Feb 28

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Utah Game Bird Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
DucksOct 5 – Jan 25
Dark GeeseOct 5 – Jan 26
Light GeeseOct 25 – Dec 15 & Jan 15 – Mar 10
PheasantNov 2 – Dec 1
QuailNov 2 – Dec 31
SwanOct 5 – Dec 8
GrouseSept 2 – Dec 31

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Utah Black Bear Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
SpringMar 30 – May 31
SummerMay 25 – June 28
FallAug 17 – Sept 22

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Utah Game Hunting Season

Hunting CategoryHunting Season 2021-2022*
Pronghorn (Bow)Aug 17 – Sept 13
Pronghorn (Firearms)Sept 14 – Sept 22
Pronghorn (Muzzleloader)Sept 25 – Oct 3
MooseSept 14 – Oct 17
BisonVaries Widely by unit.
Desert Bighorn SheepSept 14 – Nov 10
Rocky Mountain Bighorn SheepNov 1 -30
Mountain GoatSept 7 – Nov 30
CougarNov 6 – May 31

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

I hope you have found this State hunting season information helpful in planning your next great hunting adventure. Please feel free to share this page with your hunting buddies. In addition to these US Hunting Seasons by State pages, you may be interested in these posts.


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