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Hill Ranch
Hill Ranch

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​County: Las Animas 

GMU: 851

Location: Hill Ranch is located approximately 15 miles west of Trinidad on Hwy 12. The ranch also has property to the west in Devil's Park.

Acres: ~65,000

CPW Maps:

Area Maps: USGS Quads - ​Caliente Canyon North, Casa Grande, Culebra Peak, Little Pine Canyon, Tercio, The Wall, Torres, Valdez, Weston

Species Available: Elk, Deer

Elevations: 6,600 to 13,700 ft.​

Terrain: The lower country is rough, steep canyons covered with mountain shrub and junipers. Upper elevations are heavy juniper/pinyon to Ponderosa pine and spruce/fir. Devils Park area is high elevation with heavily timbered sub-alpine spruce/fir with some meadows. 

Access: Ranch roads provide adequate access to most major areas of the ranch. Roads can erode with wet weather. There are many steep grades. Plenty of country to walk on this ranch.

Camping: Available in designated areas on the ranch

Game Retrieval Services: Hunter responsibility

Guiding Services: Not provided

Overnight Accommodations: Motels are located in Trinidad. A campground exists 18 miles west of Trinidad and another 35 miles west of Trinidad.

Season Dates: Check the Hunter Information page.

Antler-point restrictions for elk vary by ranch. Please refer to the brochure for more information​​. 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 Hill Ranch Rules​.

Ranch Contact:Nearest CPW Off​ice:
Mike Powell
19402 Hwy 350
Trinidad, CO 81082
Pueblo Office
600 Reservoir Road
Pueblo, CO 81005
719-561-5300 (office)
719-561-5321 (fax)

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