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Posted by Homestead Ranch on Friday, October 5, 2018

One of the Best Elk Hunting Ranches in Colorado

Homestead Ranch is an Elk Hunter’s Dream

If your dream is to hunt elk in Colorado High Country, Homestead Ranch is the place for you. Our trophy elk hunts are on bulls ranging from 271 to nearly 600 points (all bulls are scored by Safari Club International criteria) these trophy hunts start at $6500 and go up from there. Our median elevation is 8700 feet and up to 10,000 feet. This ranch is the epitome of elk country and it has a native herd that continually produces trophy animals year after year.

Homestead Ranch is a Trophy Elk Hunting Ranch, we have been in the hunting business since 1938. We strive to cultivate long-term relationships through honesty and integrity. We want you and your friends to come back again and again.

In real elk country. This may not seem like a big deal but most elk ranches are not in the high mountains. We have a true high mountain ranch located at 9200 feet, is near Crawford Colorado. You would be hard pressed to find a more beautiful Trophy Elk Ranch anywhere in the world. The mountainous terrain contains spruce and aspen covered slopes with open alpine parks. Located only a few miles from Black Canyon National Park and we are located within easy driving distance of three airports. We will pick up guests at any of these airports, or a rental vehicle can be arranged.

Colorado Elk Rut Hunts

During this time of the year you will be experiencing the excitement of fighting and bugling bulls. The social activity of elk in the rut can only be truly experienced by being there. If you want this type of hunt you need to book it early these hunts are the first to go.

Why Homestead Ranch for your trophy elk hunt?

  • All hunts are designed around the clients needs & wants.
  • Team Homestead Ranch will make you feel like family and you will leave with a friendship for life.
  • We have the most beautiful Elk Hunting Ranch around, at least in our opinion and the opinion of our past clients.
  • We have a native natural breeding herd that continually produces trophy animals year after year.
  • You can hunt with the weapon of your choice – Rifle, Muzzleloader, Bow, Cross Bow and even some Handguns.
  • You can hunt in the rut** with your rifle.
  • Our hunting season runs from Mid August to the first of November.

 

Homestead Elk Hunting Ranch near Black Canyon

Our greatest attribute to our hunting operation is our location. We are located on the north rim of the Black Canyon, off of Colorado HWY 92 between Crawford Colorado and the Morrow Point Dam of Blue Mesa Reservoir.

Homestead Ranch, located at 9200 feet, is near Crawford, Colorado. The ranch sits on 3000 plus acres with spectacular views of surrounding mountains in western Colorado. Arrangements can be made to pick up guests at any of these airports.

We are surrounded by 12,000 to 14,000 foot mountains. The San Juan range on our south and the Collegiate Range to the east and the West Elk mountains are north and west of the ranch.

Our location doesn’t show up on Google Maps yet but you can find it by using the following GPS Coordinates or clicking on the map below. GPS Coordinates: 38.471812, -107.479334

Ready For Your Dream Hunt?

If your dream is to hunt Colorado high country, you have found your dream area. We are in the heart of aspen, spruce and alpine park country, big canyons and breathtaking high country beauty in all directions. Our median elevation is 8700 feet and go up to 10,000 feet. This ranch is the epitome of elk country and have a native herd that continually produces trophy animals year after year.

A Guide That Knows

Your guide designs the hunt around your needs. You will hunt one-on-one with a guide that knows these animals and the mountains they inhabit. We guarantee 100% success and satisfaction, your guide will get you into position to shoot your trophy elk. Ready for an adventure?

You will count your guide among your friends before you leave. Your guide designs the hunt around your needs. You will hunt one on one with a guide that know these animals and the mountains they inhabit. We guarantee 100% success and satisfaction, your guide will get you into position to shoot your trophy elk. We use four wheel drive vehicles, and ATV’s for transportation around the ranch. Most hunting trips are usually three days.

Colorado Trophy Elk Hunting Prices

The prices of the hunt depend on the size of the bull. All bulls are scored by the Safari Club International criteria.

Special

Unexpected availability on a limited number of Management bull hunts. These are lower priced, high value hunts great for any hunter, also work great high school and college graduation presents.

 

300 points

Bronze Level

$6,500

 

350 points

Silver Level

$8,500

 

380 points

Gold Level

$10,500

 

399 points

Platinum Level

$12,500

 

400+ points

Diamond Level

By Agreement

 

This package includes:

One bull elk, three days and three nights, lodging, meals, guide fee, capping of your animal, and the in field processing.

The package does not include:

Tip, alcohol purchases, processing of meat, taxidermy, or other charges not included in the above mention items. Non- hunters are $150.00 per day, which includes room and board.

 

Black Mesa Lodge

One of the Best Elk Hunt Lodges in Colorado

We at Homestead Ranch have been in the guest ranch and hunting business since 1938. What’s our secret to success? Simply put, we strive to cultivate long-term relationships through honesty and integrity. We want you and your friends to come back again and again.

Your accommodations are first class with a private room in our beautiful Black Mesa Lodge. Our lodge is a modern 10,000 square foot building. It also has a dining room, cash bar, big screen television and other wonderful amenities. Learn more about our lodge and accommodations.

You will be in some of the most beautiful country in Colorado. Scenic mountain terrain with spruce, aspen, and sagebrush covered slopes with open alpine parks. There is nothing like hearing the bugle of bull elk outside your lodge bedroom. Taking care of our guests is a way of life to us, and we take that experience very seriously. We are committed to making your stay an experience of a lifetime.

Cost for a non-hunter is $150 per day including three meals and lodging. Call (970) 270-3511 for large group quotes.

Off Season Room Rates

Room with bath is $95.00 per night, Room without private bath is $85.00 per night. Meals: Breakfast: $10.00 Dinner – $15 – $20.00 Lunch – $10.00

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Additional Details

  • TYPES OF HUNTS:Cancellation Hunts, Cull/Meat Hunts, Free Range/Fair Chase Hunts, Spot and Stalk Hunts, Trophy Hunts, Veteran Hunts
  • HUNTING HARDWARE:Rifle, Muzzleload, Pistol, Archery/Bow
  • HUNTING LAND:Low Fence, Private Lease
  • NUMBER OF ACRES:3000 plus acres
  • HUNTING ACCOMMODATIONS:Hunting Lodge
  • DEER:Rocky Mountain Mule
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  • ELK / WAPITI:Rocky Mountain Elk