Mountain Lion Hunting in Colorado GMU 58 - Fremont and Park Counties

The elevation in this area ranges from 11,710 feet on Waugh Mountain to 5,760 feet at Parkdale. The terrain is Level valley bottoms to moderately steep hills to steep mountains. The vegetation consists of Grass, piñon, junipers, brush, aspens, and spru

GMU 58 - Fremont and Park Counties

Scores


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User Scores
Ease of Drawing
0
N/A
Success
25
 
25
Trophy Potential
57
 
57
Public Access
47
 
47
Ease of Terrain
78
 
78
Room to Breathe
100
 
100
Opportunity
0
N/A
Convenience
1
 
1
Ease of Effort
0
N/A
55
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Bounded on N by U.S. 24; on E by Park County Road 59 and County Highway 9; on S by US Highway 50; on W by Kaufman Ridge and Badger Creek.

The access for this unit is fair to good for public land. Most public land accessible, but some blocked by private. Landowners are fairly cooperative to grant permission.

County

Fremont, Park

Size

872 Square Miles (558,396 Acres)

Land Ownership

50% Private, 50% Public, 9% USFS, 28% BLM, 10% State, 1% NPS

Latitude/Longitude

38.7025, -105.6773

Amenities

There are 0 hospitals, 0 hotels, 1 campgrounds, and 0 grocery stores within a 20 mile radius.

Mountain Lion Notes


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Public land and private land percentages can sometime be misleading. A unit may have 80% public land, but a particluar species may only occupy 20% on the entire area. And that 20% species distribution may lie 100% within private lands. Does that sound confusing? Just remember that there are always exceptions to the rule, and land ownership is just one piece of the puzzle.

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Other Species in Unit

Deer, Elk, Pronghorn, Black Bear, Mountain Lion, Turkey,

Photos and Terrain Notes


The elevation in this area ranges from 11,710 feet on Waugh Mountain to 5,760 feet at Parkdale. The terrain is Level valley bottoms to moderately steep hills to steep mountains. The vegetation consists of Grass, piñon, junipers, brush, aspens, spruce and fir.

Mountain-lion Harvest Stats (2019)


Total Hunters
0
Total Harvest
10
Harvest Male
6
Harvest Female
4
0%
Average Success
Manner Season Type Sex Hunters Harvest Male Female Youth
ALL
N/A 0 5
3
2
0
APR
N/A 0 1
1
0
0
NM
N/A 0 4
2
2
0
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Average Temps

Use temperature ranges to plan and prepare for your hunt. Large swings indicate a good layering system should be used. Be sure to make note of the extreme temperatures as these often pose the greatest risk to hunters. If you plan on hunting in higher elevation, as a rule of thumb, expect the tempture to decrease roughly 5° for every 1000' in elevation gain.

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