Deer Hunting

Elkhorn Outfitters offers the best mule deer hunting available in Colorado. Average size of mule deer harvested is about 160-170 class bucks, with 2-3 bucks close to 200 being harvested every year. Those not accustomed to Colorado mule deer hunting will be amazed by the sheer number of animals they will see. The current population of the ranch is estimated to be about 1500 animals.

Happy hunter with big mule deer.


Deer hunts are scheduled in November & December (during prime rut). Any legal method of shooting is acceptable; Rifle, Muzzle Loader & Bow. All deer hunts are Spot & Stalk with many opportunities presented daily.


About the Hunt & Facilities
Hunters can stay at either the main lodge with it's comfortable accomodations or at the horse camp (at about 9500 ft), with it's more rustic appeal. There are 3 guest cabins and a comfortable cabin for meals for sharing tales of the hunt. Each cabin is equipped with two twin beds and propane heating. These cabins come fully equipped with on site staff & chef but still offer the rustic charm that makes this land so beautiful. Large camp fire for relaxing and replaying the events of the days hunt.


The crew on horseback at Elkhorn Outfitters, Inc.


Our Staff
We have 4 full time guides 3 seasonal guides  each with years of experience on this property. Each guide has unmatched knowledge of the habits of the animals and terrain. The owner, Dick Dodds has owned this camp for 20 years.


Need more convincing?

  • Excellent meals prepared by our own chef
  • Transportation to & from Hayden Airport
  • 120,000 plus Private Acres with limited number of hunters
  • High success ratio on 5 pt. or better Bulls and Bucks
  • Excellent references
  • Warm, comfortable accommodations
  • BOOK NOW, as we fill up fast!
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Dick & Cheryl or Tony at the ranch
(970) 824-7392

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