What to Expect

Experience a fully guided 5-day hunt for elk, deer, bear, mountain lion, bobcat, or desert bighorn sheep. Extra days can be added upon request. Our hunter to guide ratio is 2 to 1, but 1 on 1 is available. We pack out your taken big game in the San Juan and Uncompaghre National Forests. Accommodations include a fully furnished lodge with four beds, 2 bathrooms, a small bar, and living space. Staying in lodge gets you 3 cooked meals a day. You also have the option for drop camp accommodations in Unit 70. Drop camps include high quality, commercial grade tents, thick-padded cots, and a stove. Drop camps do all there own cooking. All hunt packages include game pack out services.

Before Your Trip

First take a look at the Colorado hunting season calendar and give us a call to check availability. We can also provide any additional information and answer any questions you have. You will also need to get your hunting licenses in order. Some licenses are selected via a draw system, so it’s important to plan in advance. You may also want to consider arriving a couple of days in advance to acclimate to the elevation.  Our lodge is at an elevation of 7500 feet.Then once all the arrangements have been made, make sure to gather all your gear and take some time to practice shooting too! You want to give yourself the best chance at your prize trophy.

- Get your hunting license(s)
- Make your travel arrangements
- Gather any necessary gear
- Ship any items out before your trip if necessary
- Target practice
- Research taxidermists to prepare your trophy

Where to Stay

Of course, your trip includes comfortable accommodations in our homestyle lodge. Our lodge includes one large bedroom with an attached bathroom, a second bedroom can sleep 3, and a common living area with a bar. We also prepare 3 meals per day for you. However, if you would like to spend some time before or after your hunt in the surrounding area, there are 4 airports nearby with hotel accomodations in the vicinity. Extend your trip to explore the magnificent beauty in this region of the country.  We are within proximity of a number of National Parks, including the Mesa Verde National Park and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

Grand Junction, CO

Telluride, CO

Cortez, CO

Montrose, CO

Check Availability

Get in touch with us just to make sure your preferred dates are open. These are fully guided, exclusive hunts that last almost a week, so spots are somewhat limited and are first come, first served. Reserve your hunting experience with Knight Canyon Outfitters!