Rates & Packages
Wheaton Creek Ranch is pleased to offer the following hunt opportunities as part of our Wildlife Management Program. The objective of our program is to preserve and enhance wildlife health and diversity on the ranch.
2023 FAMILY HOLIDAY HUNTS HAVE JUST OPENED UP. SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION
NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR 2024.
All Inclusive Hunts:
For all inclusive hunts Wheaton Creek Ranch provides gourmet meals, deluxe lodging accommodations (double occupancy for 2x1, private suits for 1x1), private landowner tags, 2 on 1 guide service and field dressing of each animal harvested. The package price does not include New Mexico State License fees ($627 for 2020) or Sales Tax (.067708) or any gratuities associated with the hunt.
All of our hunts are guaranteed land owner tags through New Mexico's Elk Private Lands Use System. Our ranch is private use only, meaning only hunters who have purchased their hunt through us directly have the right to hunt our land. We have over 15,000 acres of prime elk habitat spread out over 40,000 acres.
Our Guided Elk Rifle Hunts Success Rates:
2018 over 90%
2020 over 90%
Bull Elk Note:
Although we receive over 200 landowner permits which allow for Bull Elk harvest, we only authorize between 20% - 25%, preserving quality and overall herd health.
- For quicker and more efficient booking click on Book located on the Header of each section. This uses our "contact us" form which formally puts you in line for the next available hunt as well as helps us know what you are requesting and speeds up the process. Thanks and good hunting!!! You can also contact us by phone at 575-666-2211 or email email@example.com
Either Sex Archery Hunt
Can also add a COMBO Archery Merriam Turkey Hunt for an additional $540 plus $540 per bird harvested (price does not include taxes and licensing fee).
2023 Hunts are Booked
Contact us to book 2024
Cost is $9,650 plus tax
- September 1 - 5
- September 8 - 12
- September 15 - 19
- September 20 - 24
Mule Deer Muzzleloader Hunt
- 2023 September 27 - October 1 4 available
- $6,450 + trophy fees > 180
- 2024 September 27 - October 1 OPEN
- $6,965 + trophy fees > 180
Bull Elk Muzzleloader Hunt
The New Mexico Bull Muzzleloader Hunts return to true primitive weapon category with iron sight restriction.
- 2024 October 5-9 RUT 4 available
- $12,900> 180
Bull Elk Rifle Hunt
2023 - FAMILY BULL HOLIDAY HUNTS - SEE BELOW
2024 - We are currently booking for 2024. Contact us if you want to secure a hunt for next season!
- 2024 First Rifle Oct. 12-16 $12,950 (2 Available)
- 2024 Second Rifle Oct 17-Oct 21 $11,825 (Sold Out)
- 2024 Third Rifle Oct 24 - Oct 28 $10,250 (Available)
- 2024 November and December Bull Hunts $9,650 plus tax
These hunts enjoy several benefits. By late season, the Bull are in Bachelor herds, they can be scheduled at times that are convenient to your group and the colder the better for the migrating Bull herds in high country over 9,000' down into our lower country. These are some of our return hunters favorite hunts.
- 2023 - ASK ABOUT OUR EXCLUSIVE FAMILY VACATION THANKSGIVING and CHRISTMAS HUNTS INCLUDING 2 BULL PERMITS AND UP TO 4 RIDE A LONGS (AND THANKSGIVING TURKEY HUNTS) AS WELL AS NON HUNTING GUESTS We also have a great family environment set up for this vacation package if you are interested in bringing your family and friends. We can put together a package that best suits your families needs and you can have the exclusive use of the ranch. It is a truly special experience!
- For quicker and more efficient booking use our "contact us" form which formally puts you in line for the next available hunt as well as helps us know what you are requesting and speeds up the process. Thanks and good hunting!!! You can also contact us by phone at 575-666-2211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Antlerless Elk Hunts in December/January
- 2023-24 season
- 3 day hunt: food, double occupancy lodging, 2x1 guide service
- 2023-24 season is waitlist only
- Upgrade to private suite if available $375
- Guest fee food and lodging $915
- 1x1 Guide fee $810 and includes Guest ride-a-long privileges
- All Antlerless Cow Elk Hunts enjoy the same great service, Food and Lodging as our Bull Hunts. Our ranch is a favorite with wives and other non-hunting guests.
- Hunt price does not include New Mexico License and Fees, Tax or Gratuity
- If you want to waitlist for 2023-2024 Season, please contact us as soon as possible.
Merriam Turkey Hunt
- Spring 2023 Merriam Turkey April 15 - May 10 (Bearded Only) 1 bird $2,970 - 2 birds add $650 Price is for 2x1 and double occupancy. Does not include NM License , gratuity or taxes
- $810 1x1 Guide fee includes a private room and ride-a-long guest privileges
- We still have a few spots. Call for more information
Bear & Cougar Hunt
- These hunts are available based on surveys and estimated detrimental effects on other wildlife on our Ranch. Please contact us at 575-666-2211 or email email@example.com for updates and information.
- For groups of 6 or more you, your family or friends can reserve our entire Ranch and receive the exclusive use of our accommodations, grounds and all the amenities we have to offer. We enjoy the opportunity to customize our services to your particular groups' desires to give you the best possible experience.
Upgrades and Non-Hunter Guest Rates
- 1x1 Guide Service for 3 day Cow Elk Hunt $750, for Bull Elk Hunt $1,750
- Guest Fees below must be accompanied by hunter -
- Food and Lodging $850 (3 day) / $1000 (5 day) per person
- Upgrade to a "Ride Along" guest and experience all the excitement of the hunt $1200 (3 day) $1,500 (5 day)
- Hunter with guest enjoys extra benefit of a private suit. More than one guest? multi-room suites can accommodate up to 4 persons