GMU: 6, 16, 161, 171
|Ranch Contact:||Nearest CPW Office:|
P.O. Box 714
Encampment, WY 82325
|Steamboat Springs Office|
P.O. Box 775777
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Location: Silver Spur Ranch is located in North Park, near the town of Walden. There are multiple ranch tracts on the east and west side of North Park and immediately north of Walden.
Area Maps: USGS Quads:
- Jackson County USGS 1:50,000 : sheet 1, 2, 3
Species Available: Elk, Deer, Pronghorn, Moose
Elevation: 8,000 to 9,500 ft.
Terrain: The vegetation varies from river bottom willow and hay meadow complexes, rolling sagebrush hills, with some aspen and mixed conifer forest. The east side ranches run along the western edge of the Medicine Bow Mountains from about Gould, Colo. to about Cowdrey, Colo. These ranch units are drained by the Michigan and Canadian Rivers. The west side ranches are near the Routt National Forest boundaries north of Jackson County Road 20 at the Lone Pine unit and roughly, south of Jackson County Road 6W at the Hill unit. The Hill unit is drained by Lake Creek from north to south, and the Lone Pine unit is drained by Lone Pine Creek west to east. The Bighorn and Diamond J units are drained from south to north by the North Platte River and the Michigan River, respectively.
Access: Access on all ranch units is by 4-wheel drive on existing ranch roads. Motorcycles, ATVs and snowmobiles will not be allowed on the property. Horses are not allowed.
Camping: Not allowed on the ranch
Game Retrieval Services: Contact the ranch for more information
Guiding Services: Contact the ranch for more information
Overnight Accommodations: Motels and camping are available in Walden. The ranch has a lodge that may be available to hunters.
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 Silver Spur Ranch Rules.