Premier hunting property for the serious Big Game Hunter
This 680 acre big game hunting property is located just south of Hayden, Colorado near Steamboat Springs Ski Resort. The property offers the serious big game hunter unmatched private land hunting in the beautiful Colorado high country. Elk, mule deer, black bear and mountain lion populate the area and are regularly taken on this land. This property starts at around 7,000’ in elevation and rises to over 8,300’.
Colorado elk hunting Property
With several springs and ponds, numerous draws, diverse terrain and vegetation including; aspens, dark timber, sage covered terrain and open meadows, this big game hunting property is an elk haven. 10-20 bull elk are taken each year as well as some nice 180+ mule deer bucks, a few black bear and mountain lions. This property is for the serious big game hunter and offers excellent access. Yampa Valley Regional Airport is less than 15 miles away and Steamboat Springs is less than 30.
Plenty of lodging provides comfort for hunting party
There are several outbuildings to house hunters including a nicely insulated cabin with kitchen, living room, and bathroom area. Next to the main cabin is a bunkhouse sleeping quarters and there is a nice shed to store equipment or ATV’s. There is also an unfinished cabin building on the property that would expand the lodging capacity—that is also included. The domestic water is provided by a buried cistern and the cabins have electricity and propane.
Year-round recreational activities
In addition to the big game hunting that this property provides, there are numerous year-round activities as well. The owner is planning on stocking the largest pond this year with native cutthroat trout from a local hatchery. There are miles of trails carved into the landscape providing excellent access to all areas of the property. This road system allows for miles of ATV and UTV recreation as well as delivering hunters to and retrieving game from all areas of the property. Steamboat Springs Ski Resort is visible from the property and is close enough to provide downhill skiing less than 30 minutes away. If you so desire—you could also groom the miles of trail on the property for Nordic skiing or snowshoeing adventures.
Big game hunting property with good income potential and versatility
Whether you are looking for a property to make some income with or use for your own personal hunting paradise, this property is sure to please. Located in GMU 13—elk herd numbers are plentiful with a 20-27:100 bull to cow ration and over-the-counter elk tags are available in archery and 2nd/3rd rifle seasons. In addition to the numerous resident elk herds, there is also corral and high fence area for trophy bull release. In the springtime months you are sure to find a few sheds and the stocked pond would provide some nice fishing. Miles of hiking trails, biking trails, ATV trails and equestrian trails await your exploration in one of the most scenic settings in all of Colorado.
*The 2017 hunting season is fully leased.