Elk hunting in the rugged terrain of the Flat Tops Wilderness is a world class experience. Altitudes range from 7,000 to 13,000 feet. The Flat Tops Wilderness uplift is a prime elk habitat. An estimated 40,000 elk are in the area herd. The deer population fluctuates, but is around 70,000. The Wilderness encompasses 235,000 acres. It has 110 lakes, 199 miles of fishing streams, and 169 miles of hiking trails. A larger Forest Service domain allowing restricted vehicle travel surrounds the foot/horse traffic only wilderness and is perfect for summer camping and fall hunting. If ever there was a place to hunt elk in solitude, beauty and success, it is here. People who visit this Colorado Wilderness gem are lifetime converts to the pristine experiences it offers.
A Flat Tops Wilderness, Colorado, Photo Journey
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Elk hunting in the rugged terrain of the Flat Tops Wilderness is a world class experience. Altitudes range from 7,000 to 13,000 feet. The Flat Tops Wilderness uplift is a prime elk habitat. An estimated 40,000 elk are in the area herd. The deer population fluctuates, but is around 70,000. The Wilderness encompasses 235,000 acres. It has 110 lakes, 199 miles of fishing streams, and 169 miles of hiking trails. A larger Forest Service domain allowing restricted vehicle travel surrounds the foot/horse traffic only wilderness and is perfect for summer camping and fall hunting. If ever there was a place to hunt elk in solitude, beauty and success, it is here. People who visit this Colorado Wilderness gem are lifetime converts to the pristine experiences it offers.
A Flat Tops Wilderness, Colorado, Photo Journey
© 2016 -2017 Copyright by P. K. H. Groth, Denver, Colorado, USA All rights reserved - See contact page for for permission to republish article excerpts.