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Elk Springs Ranch
Elk Springs Ranch

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​County: Moffat

GMU: 11

Ranch Contact:Nearest CPW Office:
Rex Tuttle
P.O. Box 1046
Craig, CO 81626
970-824-2639 (home)
970-629-9922 (cell)​
r.tuttle01@msn.com​
Meeker Office
73485 Hwy 64
Meeker, CO 81641
970-878-6090 (office)
970-878-6077 (fax)

Location: Elk Springs is located about 20 miles west of M​aybell on Hwy 40.

Acres: 14,750

CPW Maps:

Area Maps: USGS Quads: 

  • ​Cross Mountain Canyon, Wapiti Peak, Elk Springs

Species Available: Elk, Deer, Pronghorn

Elevation: 6,000 to 7,000 ft.

Terrain: The terrain is rolling hills covered with sagebrush and mountain shrub. The ranch is divided east to west by Elk Springs Ridge, with the headwaters of Twelve Mile Gulch draining to the north toward the Yampa River. To the south the North Fork of Sagebrush Creek and several tributaries provide a southern aspect. 

Access: Ranch roads provide access to parking areas that allow walk-in access to major areas of the ranch. No ATVs or snowmobiles will be allowed on the property.

Camping: Not allowed on ranch

Game Retrieval Services: Hunter responsibility

Guiding Services: Not provided

Overnight Accommodations: Motels are located in Craig. There is a KOA Campground in Craig.

Season Dates: Check the Ranching for Wildlife main page

There are no antler-point restrictions for any of the ranches. No over-the-counter licenses are offered on these properties. Ranching for Wildlife licenses are open to Colorado residents only. Licenses are only for the season and ranch on the license. For more information on season dates and application deadlines, see the Big Game Hunting Brochure

Ranch Rules: View the 2015 Elk Spr​ings Ra​nch Rules​.