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Wild Skies - Affordable, Secluded, Mountain Cabin
Whether you hunt big game such as Mule Deer, Elk or Bear or enjoy fly fishing private river frontage in a wilderness setting or want a ride in and ride out snowmobile cabin location, Wild Skies' year-round cabins located on the Northern end of the Flat Tops in the Rocky Mountains of Northwest Colorado in Game Management Unit 12 and in Craig, Colorado - offer a nice lodging alternative to staying at a hotel and is conveniently located by many Ranching for Wildlife, private land leases and trespass private land owner voucher hunts for Antelope, Mule Deer and Elk. We also have daily and short term, fully furnished homes in Craig, CO off of Hwy 40. Both our locations are within 1 hour of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and in the heart of the largest elk herd in the world at 42,000 animals.
Our 3,500 sq. ft. 4 bedroom/3.5 bath mountain retreat in the Flat Tops near Trapper's Lake, comes complete with radiant in floor heat, is located on a National Scenic Byway on County Road 8 and is surrounded on three sides by Routt National Forest which borders the Flat Top Wilderness area in Northwest Colorado.
Wild Skies' cabin located in the Flat Tops is the perfect mountainside retreat. With over 1/2 mile of river frontage at 8500 feet elevation and nestled in a grove of aspen and pine trees, the cabin exudes an atmosphere of rustic elegance. Most anyone that has stayed at Wild Skies' cabin, has just been awe struck by the vastness and sheer beauty of staying at the cabin. The vistas/the views they get to see are breathtaking. From the wildlife, the mountains, rivers and streams to the charming features of the cabin. In the summertime the wildflowers are spectacular. In the wintertime, it is peaceful and serene.
Wild Skies' offers amazing four season recreational opportunities, comfortable accommodations, and excellent locations which are either close to Craig or remote and easy to access in the Flat Tops between Craig and Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Wild Skies caters to the experienced hunter who enjoys the challenges of hunting elk and deer on his own-knowledgeable hunters who are comfortable in the high country, but want a warm, comfortable bed, a hot shower and and good home cooked meal waiting for them at the end of the day.
Unlike drop camps where you have to cart gear ands setup a tent only to haul the drop camp back out at the end of your hunt, Wild Skies specializes in unguided, remote, but also accessible, lodge and cabin accommodations in Northwest Colorado near Craig, Colorado and in the heart of the Flat Tops. We can accommodate hunting parties of up to 12 sportsmen in our Flat Tops location and up to 22 in our Craig location. The base camp cabins are for hunters who enjoy the opportunity of getting into the Colorado wilderness for fishing and hunting from a cabin drop camp and want to do it in comfort and economically.
Wild Skies' cabins are located in Game Management Unit (GMU)12 in Colorado’s Routt National Forest on the northern end of the Flat Tops Wilderness where the Routt National Forest abutts with the White River National Forest and in Craig, Colorado.
The Routt National Forest is over 1.3 million acres in central Colorado west of the Continental Divide and the White River is over 2 million acres. It is one of the largest and oldest National Forests in the Rocky Mountains. Our private cabin consists of over 70 acres surrounded on three sides by the Routt National Forest on prime National Forest Land. It contains some of the Rocky Mountains’ most spectacular scenery.
The Flat Tops Wilderness lies within the Routt and White River National Forest and is one of the largest primitive areas in the Rocky Mountains. It is well known as some of the very best elk and deer country anywhere. Wildlife in the area include elk, mule deer, black bear, big horn sheep, mountain lion, antelope, and an occasional moose. Colorado has more elk than any other U.S. state or Canadian province. The elk herd in our GMU is estimated at 42,000 animals. And while its best known for elk, it produces quality mule deer bucks and bears as well.