GMU: 3, 301
|Ranch Contact:||Nearest CPW Office:|
|Joseph Monchelli |
PO Box 941
Hayden, CO 81639
73485 Hwy 64
Meeker, CO 81641
Location: Lay Creek Ranch is located about 20 miles northwest of Craig.
Area Maps: USGS Quads - Adobe Springs, Great Divide, Iron Springs, Mayberry Spring
Species Available: Elk, Deer, Pronghorn
Elevations: 6,500 to 7,200 ft.
Terrain: Lay Creek Ranch consists of rolling sage terrain with draws and ponds.
Access: The ranch can be accessed by vehicle through locked ranch gates. Hunters will be provided with lock codes through the ranch's online portal system. The majority of the ranch roads will be accessible to vehicle travel with the exception of some closures relating to revegetation, species management, and safety zones.
Camping: No camping is allowed on the ranch. Hunter may camp on nearby public lands (where permitted). Hunters will not be allowed to utilize ranch access to landlocked BLM for camping purposes.
Game Retrieval Services: Hunter responsibility
Guiding Services: Not provided
Overnight Accommodations: Hotels, motels, and private campsites can be found in Craig, CO or Baggs, WY.
Season Dates: Check the Hunter Information 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.
All hunters will be required to check in and out using an online portal system. Directions on this will be provided in the hunter information packet.
Ranch Rules: View the Lay Creek Ranch Rules.
Additional Information: Lay Creek Ranch consists of portions of the former RFW Bord Gulch Ranch.