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Wolf Springs Ranch
Wolf Springs Ranch

​​​​​​​​​County: Custer, Huerfano

GMU: 84, 86, 861

Ranch Contact:Nearest CPW Office:
Don Kelly
P.O. Box 103
Westcliffe, CO 81252
719-746-2390 (office)
719-746-2005 (fax)
Pueblo Office
600 Pueblo Reservoir Rd.
Pueblo, CO 81005
719-561-5300 (office)
719-561-5321 (fax)

Location: Ranch is 21 miles south of Westcliffe on Hwy 69.

Acres: 55,500

CPW Maps:

Area Maps: 

  • ​​USGS Quads: Beck Mountain, Medano Pass, Creager Reservoir, Devils Gulch

​Species Available: Deer, Elk, Pronghorn

Elevation: 6,800 to 9,500 ft.

Terrain: The ranch lies at the southern end of the Wet Mountain Valley on the eastern side of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Most of the ranch drains to the east and south by Muddy Creek. About 7,500 acres lies east of Hwy 69. Some of the ranch is cultivated hay-alfalfa fields. Lower elevations are in pinyon pine and open short grass parks. Rising to higher elevations and vegetation of Ponderosa pine, aspen and mixed conifer forests. 

Access: Access to the ranch is through ranch gates and existing ranch roads, but the ranch is hunted best on foot from several parking locations. ATVs, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and horses or pack animals are not allowed.

Camping: Available in designated areas on the ranch

Game Retrieval Services: Hunter responsibility

Guiding Services: Not provided

Overnight Accommodations: Motels are located in Westcliffe and surrounding​ areas. There are campgrounds on nearby National Forest land.

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 W​olf Springs Ranc​h Rules​.

Additional Information: The ranch also raises bison and some bison pastures are not open for public or private hunting due to safety concerns.