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Kiowa Creek Ranch
Kiowa Creek Ranch

​​​​​​​​Note: Ranch was formerly named Bijou Springs

County: Elbert, El Paso, Douglas

GMU: 104, 105, 110

Ranch Contact:Nearest CPW Office:
Bridger Petrini
Tri-​State Outfitters, Inc.
P.O. Box 70
Raton, NM 87740
575-445-0200 (office)
575-707-0393 (cell)
575-445-0205 (fax)
Colorado Springs Office
425​5 Sinton Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
719-227-5200 (office)
719-227-5297 (fax)

Location: Kiowa Creek Ranch is located approximately 8 miles southeast​ of Elbert. Elbert is located approximately 35 miles northeast of Colorado Springs.

Acres: 66,782

CPW Maps:

Area Maps: USGS Quads: Fondis, Bijou Basin, Calhan, Peyton

Species Available: 

  • ​Elk, Deer, Pronghorn, Bighorn Sheep

Elevation: 6,300 to 7,100 ft.

Terrain: The ranch is located on the eastern end of the Palmer Divide in a large basin of grasslands surrounded by granite ridges covered in ponderosa pine. 

Access: Ranch roads provide adequate access to most major areas of the ranch. These roads can become muddy during wet weather. Hunting from horseback is not permitted.

Camping: Not allowed on ranch

Game Retrieval Services: Contact the ranch for more information

Guiding Services: Not provided

Overnight Accommodations: Motels are located in Colorado Springs or Castle Rock. There is no public camping in the area.

Season Dates: Check the Ranching for Wildlife main page.

There are no antler-point restrictions for any of the ranches. No over-the-counter licenses are offered on these properties. Ranching for Wildlife licenses are open to Colorado residents only. Licenses are only for the season and ranch on the license. For more information on season dates and application deadlines, see the Big Game Hunting Brochure. 

Ranch Rules: View the 2014 Kiowa Creek Ranch Rules.

Additional Information: The home ranch of Kiowa Creek is located on the El Paso-Elbert County line north of Peyton. However, the ranch also includes the Greenland Ranch unit just south of Castle Rock, and most elk hunting occurs on the Greenland Ranch unit or nearby Kiowa Creek holdings. Elk are only occasionally found on the home ranch.