|Ranch Contact:||Nearest CPW Office:|
P.O. Box 149 Star Rd
Ft. Garland, CO 81133
|Monte Vista Office|
0722 South Rd. 1 East
Monte Vista, CO 81144
Location: Trinchera Ranch is located near the town of Ft. Garland.
Area Maps: USGS Quads - Costilla County USGS 1:50,000 : sheets 1 & 2; Blanca, Blanca Peak, El Valle Creek, Ft. Garland, Ft. Garland SW, La Veta Pass, Little Sheep Mountain, McCarty Park, Mosca Pass, Ojito Peak, Red Wing, Russell, San Luis, Taylor Ranch, Trinchera Peak, Trinchera Ranch, Twin Peaks.
Species Available: Elk, Deer
If you are interested in Bighorn Sheep, see the Bighorn Sheep Access Program.
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, pinyon/juniper range land and cottonwood stream bottoms. Upper elevations have heavy timber with pure and mixed aspen/conifer.
Access: 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 ranch
Game Retrieval Services: Hunter responsibility
Guiding Services: Not provided
Overnight Accommodations: Motels are located in Ft. Garland and Alamosa.
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
Ranch Rules: View the Trinchera Ranch Rules.