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Tercio Ranch
Tercio Ranch

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​County: Las Animas

GMU: 851

Location: Tercio Ranch is located six miles south of the town of Stonewall.

Acres: ~25,000

CPW Maps:

Area Maps: USGS 7.5’;  Quads - Tercio, Torres, Vermejo Park, Casa Grande, Stonewall

Species Available: Elk, Deer

Elevation: 8,000 to 10,000 ft.

Terrain: This ranch offers high mountain habitats including open meadows and cottonwood bottoms along the South Fork of the Purgatoire River and forests dominated by ponderosa pine and Douglas fir at higher elevations.

Access: A primary system of ranch roads provides adequate access to main portions​​ of the ranch. Roads can become difficult with snow or rain. Hunters need a minimum of 4-wheel drive with four chains. All vehicles, including ATVs, must stay on established roads.

Camping: Not allowed on ranch

Game Retrieval Services: Hunter responsibility

Guiding Services:​ Not provided

Overnight Accommodations:​ Motels are located in Trinidad, which is about 30 miles away from the ranch.

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 Tercio Ranch Rules​.

Ranch Contact:Nearest CPW Office:

Kelly Rael
15850 County Road 13
Weston, CO 81091
719-868-2076 (office)​
719-680-4246 (cell)​

Pueblo Office
600 Reservoir Road
Pueblo, CO 81005
719-561-5300 (office)
719-561-5321 (fax)


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