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Roadkill Collection

Get approval to collect roadkill

You need approval from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department before you can collect roadkill deer, elk, antelope, moose, bison or wild turkey.
You can request approval on an incident-by-incident basis through the 511 WYO ROADS mobile app.


Download the 511 ROADS app

Report roadkill, and request permission to collect.

Safety Information

Your safety is a priority!


Collecting roadkill wildlife can be dangerous, so Game and Fish urges you to do so safely. Never try to collect roadkill if there is traffic on the highway. The department has prioritized your safety with the roadkill collection rules. Remember:

  • Roadkill cannot be collected on on Interstate 25, Interstate-80 or Interstate-90 
  • No one can collect roadkill at night; it must be daylight.
  • You can’t collect roadkill within construction areas or national parks in Wyoming.
  • Parking off the road is required, and you must turn on your vehicle’s emergency flashers.
  • Field dressing is not allowed on the roadway.


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