i'm going to be hunting nere calif. park north of hayden during 2cd. season elk
does any one know what kind of condition co. rd. 80 is currently in?
i am pulling a 30 foot camper and i have heard it can get pretty soft with a little rain or snow.
I would start out by trying the Yampa River State Park a couple miles west of Hayden. Its right off Hwy 40 along the Yampa River and will easily accommodate camping trailers. I believe they have about 50 campsites. Their phone number is 970-276-2061. If that is too far from your hunting area, I would ask them what they would suggest, or they could give you additional contact info. I would make reservations ASAP, everything fills up fast during hunting season.
Craig has a KOA campground, which is 17 miles west of Hayden.
There are primitive campgrounds up higher, however you may have trouble getting your camper in there.
We had a 28 footer on some BLM and almost jacked-knifed it twice coming off yesterday. Thanks be to God that we had chains or we would have had a mess on our hands. If we had stayed up, we wouldn't have been able to get it out for 3 or 4 more days. Have a great hunt.
While I was up on the mountains looking for some elk, we spotted some off in the distance. And while I was glassing these elk I couldn’t quite pick up the details of these elk because they were clear out there, and because I couldn’t keep steady enough to get a clear picture of what I was looking at. I told my brother, “I can’t really tell ‘cause I’m shaking.” He gave me the best piece of glassing advice I’ve ever been told (‘cause how many glassing tips can there really be...