Elk Hunting in Colorado GMU 6 - Jackson County
The herd tends to stay in the coniferous timbered areas until late in the season, moving to lower elevations with snow and hunting pressure.
Similar Nearby Elk Units
Elk summer range generally includes areas between 9,500 and 11,500 feet in elevation. These areas usually become available to elk as snowlines recede in mid to late May. The majority of elk in this area winter at elevations between 7,000 and 9,500 feet.
Elk are distributed evenly throughout this unit. During the day, the bulls will be in dark timber - glass in the early morning and evening.