Turkeys found in lower and higher elevations depending on the time of the year. Turkeys are generally found below the snow line during the spring season.
Bounded on N by US Highway 50; on E by County Highway 69; on S by Huerfano-Custer County line; on W by Sangre De Cristo Divide and US Highway 285.
The access for this unit is fair to good for access for public lands. The access for this unit is fair to poor for on private lands.
44% Private, 56% Public, 43% USFS, 12% BLM, 1% State, 25% Wilderness
Turkeys found in lower and higher elevations depending on the time of the year. Turkeys are generally found below the snow line during the spring season, and are found throughout the unit in suitable habitat during the fall season.
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.
The elevation in this area ranges from 14,064 feet on Humbolt Peak to 5,667 feet near Texas Creek. The terrain is Flat to gently rolling valley bottom climbing quickly to steep, rough mountains. The vegetation consists of Grassland to Grass to pine to spruce, firs and aspens to alpine meadows.
Weather can vary by elevation. See how weather varies by elevation within a unit by selecting an elevation range. Elevation ranges are based on weather stations in or near the unit. Not all weather elements are available within the unit.
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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There are a few turkeys in this unit, and the best locations are areas with ponderosa pines and oak. Turkey Gulch STL is good for turkey.
The eastern half of the unit offers good turkey hunting; best locations are areas with ponderosa pines and oak.
The San Luis Valley is a vast 8,000-square-mile area that provides a wide variety of terrain at elevations that range from 7,500 feet to 14,000 feet. The rugged Sangre de Cristo Mountains define the valleyfts east side.