Location: Trinchera Ranch is located near the town of Ft. Garland. Specific directions will be provided to successful BSAP license holders.
Area Maps: USGS Quads
Species Available: Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
Elevation: 8,000 to 14,000 ft.
Terrain: This ranch is one of the largest in the program and offers high mountain habitats from sagebrush flats, to pinyon/juniper range land and cottonwood stream bottoms. Upper elevations have heavy timber with pure and mixed aspen/conifer.
Access: Access to the ranch is only permitted for those who successfully draw a BSAP license. The main system of ranch roads provides adequate access to main portions of the ranch. Roads can become difficult with snow or rain. Hunters need at minimum 4-wheel drive with four chains.
Camping: Not allowed on the ranch
Game Retrieval Services: Guides will assist
Guiding Services: The Bighorn Sheep Access Program hunts at Trinchera Ranch are all guided hunts. You must be part of the program in order to hunt Bighorn on Trinchera.
Overnight Accommodations: Motels/hotels are located in Ft. Garland and Alamosa.
For more information on season dates and application deadlines, see the Bighorn Sheep and Mountain Goat Regulations Brochure.
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