Colorado Elk Hunting Lodge

Elk hunting in Colorado

This is a perfect place for corporate Colorado elk hunting trips, or large groups.

Within a stone’s throw of Steamboat Springs, Colorado lies this premier Colorado elk hunting lodge and preserve. One might argue that elk hunting doesn’t get much better than this. This operation is well run, with a strong resident herd.

Upper-end bulls over 400 inches can be very challenging to harvest because of the size of the property and the fact that many of these bulls grew up on this property.

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With literally thousands of acres, elk hunters would never realize that they were elk hunting in a high fence park… and that is precisely how they want their trophy bull program to be. You will never find anything like it, and you certainly won’t feel as though you are hunting in a high fence area. Even the elk don’t know the difference as they live and breed naturally within this huge, well managed sanctuary. Hunt World Class monster bulls through canyons, dark forests, open meadows, wallows, streams & ponds.

Motherwell Ranch

Most elk hunting is spot and stalk with multiple encounters for hunters on each trip out. A typical hunting day is wake up to a light breakfast head out for the morning hunt for approximately 4 hours, return to the lodge during the middle part of the day for lunch and relaxing.

If you Trophy high fence elk hunting in Coloradowould like you can fish the lake at the lodge or one of the many lakes around the ranch during this time of day. Guided Fishing of the Williams fork river, sporting clays, horseback riding or message are also available from the ala carte activities menu.

Afternoon hunts are usually the last 3.5-4 hours of the day depending on time of year and temperature of the day. During the early season hunts afternoon hunts are conducted over waterhole stands if necessary.

  • There is a 100% opportunity/success rate
  • You will be hunting for trophy bulls ranging from 325″ to 425″+ B&C depending on your budget


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High Fence Colorado Elk Hunting Preserve

High fence elk hunts in ColoradoThis private ranch offers trophy bull elk over 400″ B&C on their high fence operation… perfect Corporate hunting location for up to 12 hunters. These Colorado elk hunting guides also offer free range Colorado elk hunting packages on private land.

The scheduling of high fence, park elk hunts is flexible and generally includes a five night stay anytime between late August and mid-November.

*400″ + class bulls are available upon request.

Additional Activities
For guests who harvest their elk early, a variety of ranch activities are available such as fly fishing, pond fishing, sporting clay range, upland bird hunting, horseback riding, and spa treatments. Some activities are implied in the package rate and others require additional charges. When making your reservations, please inquire for details.

They also offer free range archery hunts out of their lodge.

Please call us for details and availability.

Lodging and Accommodations
The Motherwell Ranch Lodge
Lodge Suites are luxuriously appointed and finished with beautiful tile and hard wood flooring, each guest accommodation features character, class and rustic elegance. All rooms are equipped with plush linens and towels, soft robes, cozy slippers, and majestic window views. Master suites, junior suites, and a festive bunkroom accommodate a variety of group sizes and dynamics at this Colorado dude Ranch.

As an alternate to the lodge, they also offer luxury wall tent hunts.

This Colorado lodge is located 20 minutes from Hayden’s Yampa Valley Regional Airport which has commercial service from many locations as well as the private air service storage for private jets.

Fine Dining
Fine dining
This is no ordinary hunting camp. The Lodge offers gourmet cuisine… their experienced Chefs create artistic menus of regional cuisine using fresh ingredients and quality local organic produce. A fully stocked bar and wine list is also available for your enjoyment. They are happy to cater to any dietary special requests or restrictions, simply advise upon booking your Colorado Elk Hunt.

Here are just a few field photos from this hunt:

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