Hunting Locations

The Lodge at Chama In New Mexico

Owned by the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the award-winning Lodge and Ranch at Chama Land and Cattle Company is legendary for its big-game hunting, trout fishing, and luxurious accommodations. The 36,000-acre property offers incredible sporting opportunities backdropped by incredible scenery. The Lodge offers opportunities for private herd elk, free-range elk, bear, bison, mule deer, and Merriam Turkey hunts.


Exterior of Corkins Lodge In New Mexico

Corkins Lodge is a great base camp for hunting parties, offering an unsurpassed quality of elk hunting. Kendall Ridge Outfitters has been guiding on the Corkins Lodge property for many elk hunting seasons, focusing on the quality of the hunts, not quantity. Kendall Ridge only hunts the rut and provide guaranteed landowner tags with every hunt. They offer one bow hunt and two rifle hunts.  


Chama Wildlife In New Mexico

Owned and operated by the Mescalero Apache Tribe, Mescalero Big Game Hunts offers several hunting options on the Mescalero Apache Reservation that will accommodate all wild game hunters. Within the sub-alpine and valley terrain, hunters can experience bull elk, cow elk, bear, and turkey hunts. 


Large Reindeer In New Mexico

The Pueblo of Acoma is rich in history and cultural traditions, and is also known internationally for its trophy elk, which are some of the largest free ranging bull elk found anywhere. Since 1995 their trophy elk program has created a premier trophy hunting area of nearly half a million acres. 


Mountain Goat In The Santa Fe Wilderness In New Mexico

The Zuni Fish and Wildlife Department offers a variety of hunting and fishing opportunities. Hunting permits for the general public are available for dove, waterfowl, small game, coyotes, and predator calling. Big game tags are available on a limited basis, but the hunting opportunities are outstanding. Bow, muzzleloader, and rifle hunters will enjoy the challenge of hunting in this spectacular setting.  


Find a directory of outfitters and guides through the
New Mexico Council of Outfitter and Guides

Please remember that it is your responsibility to know of any hunting restrictions and where they apply.

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From the Pages of New Mexico Magazine

Hunting for quail in Questa.

On the hunt for the iconic Mearns quail in southwestern New Mexico.

Hunting Elk in the Valles Caldera National Preserve

An autumn hunt in a magical landscape conjures unexpected rewards