This outfitter has two different locations to rent. There are comfortable cabins in their Craig area, which are used as a base to operate form and you then drive to the public lands in the Flat Tops to hunt. They can take up to 22 people in their cabins.
In their beautiful luxury lodge they can handle up to 12 people, usually consisting of several small groups, but they will rent it out to a group exclusively provided there is a minimum number of 5. It is rented out by the week. It is located on the northern end of the Flat Top Wilderness Area, based on 100 acres of private land with a half mile of river frontage and surrounded on three sides by the Routt National Forest (approx. 1,000,000 acres in total). Besides spectacular scenery, this area has the highest elk population in the world, estimated at around 35,000 to 40,000 head. The lodge is likely to be the most exquisite hunting cabin you have ever visited. It has 3,500 square feet with 4 bedrooms (6 queen beds and 2 sets of twin bunkbeds), 3.5 baths, and two multi-level decks. There is a full walkout basement, a wood burning fireplace, a lower level recreation room and radiant in-floor heating throughout. From the deck (which has a propane BBQ grill) you look out over Dunckley Pass and the East Fork of the Williams Fork River is directly below. Elevations in the area are 8,500-11,500 feet.
The gourmet kitchen with a bar area has two ovens and a 6 burner stove. There is a mud room, a large capacity washer and dryer a 55” flat screen TV, a foosball table, an air hockey table and a large game table and poker game set. Each of the upper level bedrooms has a door to the balcony.
The Lodge is in Unit 12. The river that runs through the property is the division line between unit 12 and unit 231. That is important because Unit 12 requires a draw for archery elk, while Unit 231 is over-the-counter. Terrain and animal numbers are very similar in both units.
They also have 2 separate fully-furnished complexes near Craig, Colorado. The first one, their original lodgings in Craig, has 4 studio cabins (each sleeps 2) each with full bath and kitchenette, two 2-bedroom cabins (which can sleep 4-7) with full kitchen and washer/dryer, and one 3-bedroom/3-bathroom cabin (which can sleep 6-10) with full kitchen, washer/dryer, and wood-burning stove (along with furnace). About a mile down the road is their other complex, which is “lodge style” rather than standalone cabins. It offers a total of 10 different units consisting of 1- to 3-bedrooms, each with a different sleeping configuration. Simply let us know how many people in your group and their compositions (friends, family, couples, etc.) and we will let you know what’s available to suit.
All units, except the studio cabins have access to propane BBQ grills. All kitchenware, linens, weekly housekeeping and utilities including Wi-Fi/Internet and Direct TV are included. Daily housekeeping is available upon request, and a property manager is available 24 hours a day. There is ample parking on site for trailers or larger vehicles, and they are located in an agricultural setting surrounded by pastureland just outside town, but less than 1 mile to grocery stores, gas stations and restaurants.
The accommodations are a great alternative for those tired of staying at hotels and looking for a fully furnished rental in a quiet setting that is still close to town and adjacent to good hunting in the National Forest.
Daily housekeeping is available upon request, and a property manager is available 24 hours a day.
2021 HUNTING DATES
Week 1: September 1-8
Week 2: September 8-15
Week 3: September 16-23
Week 4: September 24-October 1
Rifle 1: October 9-15
Rifle 2a: October 23-28
Rifle 2b: October 28-November 2
Rifle 3: November 6-14
Rifle 4: November 17-23
2021 PRICES (subject to change without notice until deposit received)
LODGE-STYLE UNITS OR CABINS (near Craig, Colorado)
During Hunting Season:
Three-bedroom rents for $475/night plus taxes
Two-bedroom rents for $350/night plus taxes
One-bedroom rents for $200/night plus taxes
The studios rent for $150/night plus taxes
LODGE- Flat Top Wilderness
During Big Game Hunting Season- $2,400 per person, incl. taxes (up to 6 people)
Outside Hunting Season (4 nights min. stay) (up to 6 people) $600/night, plus taxes (up to 6 people), plus $50/night for each person over 6
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Tax Rate 18.25%
Rates are for groups 6 people or less. Discounts available for groups of 8 or more. Cleaning fees may apply.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
NOTICE: HUNTERS BORN AFTER JAN 1, 1949, HAVE COMPLETED, AND MUST CARRY PROOF OF COMPLETION, OF A HUNTER SAFETY GUN COURSE OR IF BOW HUNTING EDUCATION CLASS!
Over the counter elk tags are available for the 2nd and 3rd rifle seasons and for the bow season – no draw needed on those three hunts. But for the first rifle, 4th rifle, and muzzleloader, you must apply for all draw tags by about April 1. All deer licenses are by draw. There are sometimes leftover licenses which sell first come first served and usually become available in July.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING THE APPLICATIONS, BUT WE CAN ASSIST YOU. JUST ASK!! GO TO: www.wildlife.state.co.us . You will find applications procedures there.
NOTE: ALL BOOKINGS MUST PAY A 18.25% COLORADO SALES TAX TO THE OUTFITTER ON YOUR ARRIVAL!
- A deposit is required to secure your reservation. High demand periods (hunting seasons) require at least a 50% deposit.
- Three-night minimum stay required during non-hunting season.
- During hunting season no refunds are given unless prior arrangements are made.
- Administrative fee for all cancellations is $35 ($25 if no credit card transactions were involved).
- No Smoking except outside in designated areas and all cigarette butts and other items must be properly extinguished and disposed of.
- Pets on a case-by case basis.
- Check-in after 4:00 p.m. unless prior arrangements are made in advance.
- Checkout by 10:00 a.m. unless prior arrangements are made in advance.