Elk Hunting in Colorado GMU 33 - Garfield and Rio Blanco Counties
White River offers variety and extremes. Several peaks in the Flattop Wilderness are 12,200ft in elevation. Elevation drops to 5,300ft near Rifle. The lower elevation vegetation starts out with sage, progressing to oakbrush/mtn brush, aspen, and evergreen
Similar Nearby Elk Units
Rio Blanco and Garfield
Generally, this unit is considered very good elk hunting. Because of access roads, hunting pressure is high on Sleepy Cat, Lost Park and Sand Peak.
Garfield and Eagle
Successful hunters avoid the main roads and hunt the dark timber and deeper canyons. c