Cow Elk

Looking for an early season Cow Elk Hunt? Look no further. In addition to our December & January Cow Elk season, Vermejo Park Ranch is now offering two early season hunts, in November. Please join us as we work to provide you with more than just a day in the field... 

Premium Cow Elk Hunts $2,750 

This fall, Vermejo Park is offering a three-day, four-night premium New Mexico Cow Elk Hunt package. Guests will be housed at Ranch Headquarters and in addition to our first-class accommodations, meals and services, this package includes: 2 on 1 professional guide service, on-site transportation, and game retrieval and skinning.  With nearly a 90% success rate on our guided cow elk hunts, you’re sure to walk away with a quality harvest. This is a great opportunity to enjoy all the amenities of a Vermejo hunt experience without the trophy price tag.  Wondering if you would like to hunt Vermejo someday for a Trophy Bull Elk, then why not get a taste of the adventure with a Premium Cow Hunt to help you decide? 

Vermejo Lodge 
Hunt 1

Arrive November 12

Depart November 16

Hunt November 13-15

Hunt 2

Arrive November 16

Depart November 21

Hunt November 17-20 



For more information please contact our Hunt Coordinator at:

575-445-2059 x 219 ~


December & January Cow Elk Hunts 

Vermejo Park Ranch has over 600 landowner tags available for public purchase this year. With an annual success rate of nearly an 90% we're confident that VPR is your go-to location for a successful harvest.


2015-2016 Cow Elk Hunts will begin booking June 1, 2015.

All 2014-15 Public Cow Elk Hunts Have Been Sold


Vermejo Cow Elk

Hunt Dates

Please check back  for  2015- 2016  Cow Elk hunt dates. 



Cow elk hunts include an authorization to purchase New Mexico cow elk license, 3 days professional guide service, vehicle, fuel, game retrieval and skinning. All hunts are 2 hunters per 1 guide. Single hunters will be paired with another guest by the ranch. No other amenities are included.


Customary gratuity for the guide is not included. Guides are limited and must be scheduled with initial payment. Cow elk hunts include an authorization to purchase New Mexico cow elk license and access to the ranch for the hunt period chosen. No other amenities are included.

Additional Information

There will be no game processing available on site during these cow elk hunts. Transportation of elk carcass to processor is available for an additional fee. Game barn use for boning, parceling, packaging elk carcass is not allowed. All hunters are required to purchase a NM Hunting License from the NM Department of Game
and Fish prior to your VPR Hunt. Licenses are not included in the Vermejo hunt cost.


Rates are subject to change.  
Please use the link below to download our latest information Vermejo Park Ranch public cow elk hunts

**Hunt dates and guides are only secured with full payment to Vermejo Park Ranch**

2014 Cow Elk Hunts Rates & Information [PDF]  »   

Reservation Requirements
  • Completion and submittal of Client Form (application) from each hunter to
  • Full pre-payment for all cow elk hunters.
  • A group organizer can hold the hunt for entire party with full group payment.
  • Maximum of 4 hunters per group.
  • Once payment has been received you will be contacted with details of your hunt.
  • This may take several weeks.
  • Hunt choices – hunts fill quickly, pick at least three hunt date options.


To pay for your hunt please contact the VPR Front Desk during normal business hours,
Be prepared to provide the following for payment processing:

  • Group Name
  • Names of the individuals you are paying for
  • Name on the card
  • Card number
  • Billing address
  • CID (3 digit security code on the back of the card)
  • Expiration date
  • Payment amount authorizing

Confirmation of hunt will be via email or telephone.
Hunt information packages and specifics will be mailed out by September 1, 2014.


Cow Elk Outfitters

Kiowa Outfitters and Lancaster Outfitters provide cow elk hunt packages on Vermejo Park Ranch and can be contacted at:

Kiowa Outfitters
Phone: 575-445-9330


Lancaster Outfitters
Phone: 720-933-6122