Land for Sale in Colorado
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Colorado ranks among the country's ten largest states in terms of size, covering an area of 104,100 square miles (67 million acres). Of this area, 103,642 square miles (100 percent) covers land area, while the remaining 452 square miles comprises water. Colorado is home to some 23 million acres of public land, where lovers of the outdoor life can enjoy everything from hiking and backpacking to mountain biking and skiing. The state boasts 6,000 miles of streams and more than 2,000 lakes and reservoirs where anglers can cast for 35 species of both warm- and cold-water fish. Big-game hunting species in the state include deer, moose, pronghorn antelope and black bear. Lands of America research shows that 58 percent of land in Colorado is privately owned. Colorado's current price-per-acre average places it 28th in the country in terms of land value. This data represents $2.7 billion of ranches, farms and other land acreage for sale in the state covering a total of 966,049 acres. Farmland was the most common type of land for sale in Colorado. Of the 64 counties in Colorado, Custer County had the most land for sale.
An exquisite blend of nature and luxury, Kessler Canyon is one of Colorados hidden secrets. Located in a secluded, private valley and controlling a large expanse of high country wildlife habitat, this striking 15,000 acre property features luxurious accommodations, outstanding big game and upland bird hunting, fishing, and a breathtaking setting including the Brush Creek valley and Skinner Ridge.
After the exhilaration of a day on the ranch, being pampered in the spectacular Homestead Lodge awaits. Built to meticulous standards by one of the countrys most creative luxury hotel developers, this five-star lodge includes inspiring guest rooms and an owners suite. Other amenities of this one-of-a-kind lodge include the Safari Lounge and execut
Just 15 miles south of Montrose, Colorado off Highway 550, the Buckhorn Mountain Ranch spreads across 6,573 deeded acres of stunningly beautiful high desert land at the base of Storm King Peak. The ranch also encompasses 6,003 acres of leased BLM land for a total of 12,575 acres under its control. Buckhorn Mountain Ranch is almost halfway between Montrose and Ridgway and only 58 miles from the ski slopes, restaurants, and cultural attractions of Telluride.
This exceptional property is both a working cattle ranch with a full complement of livestock facilities and a superb hunting retreat with excellent habitat for mule deer and elk, located in Core Occupied Elk Range (COER) 65. The current owner runs about 300 head of Angus cattle year roun
The well-known 17,102 deeded acre Lost Creek Land and Livestock property is an exceptionally well-located, multifaceted investment opportunity. Appealing as a productive, income-producing farm and ranch, there are many other aspects to this property. With 2,620 pivot irrigated acres and 14,480 acres of grazing land, Lost Creek is less than an hours drive to downtown Denver and just over 30 minutes to Denvers international airport. The ranch has over six miles of frontage on I-76 with access at the Roggen interchange.
With all eighteen of its irrigation wells located in the Lost Creek Ground Water Basin, no augmentation water is required. This is a significant benefit compared to many northeastern Colorado farms. The superb water resources o
Ideally located within convenient proximity to a major metropolitan area and thriving international airport is the Winding River Ranch, an offering with recreational appeal like no other in the West. With rich riparian corridor flanking 4.5 miles of incredible trout-filled river and timbered hillsides that border national forest, this ranch is a true sportsmans paradise. In addition to the meandering miles of trophy trout fishing on the pristine 3,115-acre ranch, there are 4 lakes totaling approximately 30 acres.
The Winding River Ranch is comprised of 3,115 acres located at the base of the 43,000-acre Buffalo Peaks Wilderness featuring miles of managed brown, brook, cutthroat and rainbow trout habitat on the South Fork of the South Platte
Elk River Ranch - Steamboat Springs, CO: From its location in the heart of the pastoral Elk River Valley, this 801 acre ranch features panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, well-appointed accommodations, fertile irrigated meadows and cottonwood-lined river with trophy trout fishing. The finely crafted 7,937 square foot main home set on the bank of the river is complimented by an historic ranch compound with a variety of lodging and entertainment for guests. Excellent water rights supply productive hay meadows in addition to upland pasture for grazing. A beautiful and private stretch of the Elk River meanders through the middle of the ranch providing outstanding fly fishing. Neighboring ranches with conservation easements provide
A tranquil oasis of lush irrigated meadows and cottonwood-lined streams nestled beneath rocky buttes, Table Rock Ranch is one of the finest fly-fishing properties in western Colorado. The extraordinary water, beauty and privacy of this end-of-the-road property are complemented by outstanding accommodations and a convenient location within easy reach of both the Vail Valley and Steamboat Springs resort areas.
Table Rock Ranch is blessed with a unique setting at the mouth of three canyons where streams tumble out of the rugged mountains and combine their flows as they meander alongside fertile meadows. This natural abundance of water has been further accentuated by professional enhancements to make this ranch truly stand out for the amount o
Conveniently bordering a world-class resort town, yet amazingly private and pristine, Slate Creek Ranch boasts an unparalleled combination of stunning scenery, valuable water rights, intact mineral rights, excellent wildlife habitat, public land adjacency, stream-fed ponds, paved road access and usable improvements. From its protected setting along Slate Creek, the 1,180+/- acre ranch features excellent views of the Yampa Valley and Steamboat ski slopes. Encompassing a diverse landscape ranging from irrigated meadows and pastures around the ranch headquarters to oaks, aspen groves and pockets of dark timber up the mountain, this well-cared for ranch has become a sanctuary for wildlife. Although incredibly convenient due to its location w
Many times the finest ranches are made with great intention. Over the last thirty plus years and twelve parcel acquisitions, this incredible ranch featuring just under 1700-acres has been assembled only minutes from downtown Ridgway. Featuring Highway 62 and County Road 5 frontage, varied terrain, large ponderosa forest, and an unsurpassed view of the San Juan Mountains. Priced for immediate sale.
Crowned by an exceptional custom home perched on a bench overlooking the Elk River Valley, this 797 acre ranch is distinguished by its live water, wildlife habitat, luxurious accommodations and spectacular panoramic vistas. The beautiful Elk River flows through the property, providing outstanding fly fishing for a variety of trout. The cottonwood-lined riparian areas are a haven for wildlife including sandhill cranes, great blue herons, bald eagles, sharp-tailed grouse, elk, mule deer, and pronghorn antelope. A sizable tributary, Deep Creek, meanders through another area of the ranch. Historic water rights from both sources provide irrigation for 120 acres of hay meadow. In addition, there are about 500 acres of rolling upland pasture. Loca
This 2,980-acre ranch is a combination of beauty, accessibility and history, making it one of the finest and well-located mountain properties you will find in the Western United States. Once used by the soldiers from Fort Crawford as a water source, this abundant spring still supplies good clean water. Located between Montrose and Telluride, Colorado, the ranch features year round paved access, 6 miles of national forest boundary, underground utilities, 60%-70% ponderosa pine, aspen and spruce with huge views of the San Juan Mountains and the lush valley below. It is a true trophy-hunting ranch in a great location, only minutes from a commercial airport.
- 26,365 acres (2,364 deeded)
- 1/2 of a mile of fishing on the famed White River
- Senior water rights capable of irrigating 800+ acres
- New 5,093 sq. ft. custom home, two guest houses, two managers, homes, barn, cattle facilities, and several outbuildings
- Trophy big game hunting for elk, mule deer, and antelope
- 10 miles from Meeker, Colorado
Easily qualifying as one of the finest all-round large ranches in northwest Colorado, the 26,365 acre (2,364 deeded) Wakara Ranch will capture your Western imagination and not let it go for years to come.
The Wakara Ranch sits on the banks of the magnificent White River, one of Colorados best kept trophy trout rivers. Fed by the fertile limestone geology of the White River Plateau, the White R
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At the pinnacle of the upper Elk River valley is a unique gentlemans ranch combining exceptional land and extraordinary improvements. Snowy Mountain Ranch is ideally positioned to capture the majestic setting overlooking Steamboat Lake and the surrounding high mountain peaks. The land features a diverse blend of attractive characteristics, with 210+/- acres of beautiful meadows, healthy aspen and timber forests, ponds, wetlands and meandering Willow Creek. With Routt National Forest bordering one side of the property and Steamboat Lake State Park on the other, nearly every conceivable outdoor activity is within easy reach.
The impressive residences are masterfully crafted of quality large-diameter log and stone construction with the highes
Lost Elk Ranch is a picturesque Colorado high country ranch nearly surrounded by national forest featuring excellent wildlife habitat, water resources and luxury improvements. The 1,378 acre J Bar Unit consists of 738 deeded acres plus adjacent 640 acres of state land controlled by the ranch. It is an exceptional wildlife property featuring trophy-caliber elk, mule deer, black bear and an occasional moose. A diverse landscape of aspen groves, dark timber, mountain meadows, sagebrush and creeks flow over multiple drainages, providing excellent habitat and attracting game from surrounding public lands. The ranch has abundant water with three streams, stocked fishing ponds, historic water rights and irrigated meadows. The recently constructed
Spectacular 1342 acre in holding located near the Flat Tops above Glenwood Canyon. Surrounded by US Forest Service and BLM lands on two sides.Panoramic views include Aspen and Beaver Creek ski slopes, the Maroon Bells, Mt. Sopris, West Elk Range and Sawatch Range. Approximately 50% treed with majestic stands of Aspen,Spruce,and Douglas Fir along with scenic mountain meadows.Abundant trophy elk and mule deer.Has a nice hunters cabin and a modern Yurt for immediate use and has great county road access which is limited to snow mobile access in winter.Beautiful mountain pond and significant water rights make this one of the last large and develop-able parcels within 40 minutes of the Eagle County Airport.
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The Cascabel Ranch encompasses three miles of the San Miguel River and some of the most coveted private trout waters in southwestern Colorado. To local anglers, this stretch of the river is simply the Crown Jewel of the San Miguel.
An extraordinary property, the 318 acre Cascabel Ranch spreads across the San Miguel Valley floor, following the course of the river and including both banks for most of its length. No place on the ranch is more than 1,000 feet from this pristine, natural, undammed freestone river.
The current owners thoughtfully developed Cascabel Ranch over almost 30 years as both their own family retreat and a private fishing club. Noted Denver architect Peter Dominick developed the master plan for the property and designed
An exquisite 525+/- acre equestrian estate within 30 minutes of the La Plata County Airport and Durango, one of southwestern Colorados most attractive destination and recreational mountain towns. Ideally located in a very private east to west valley on the banks of Texas Creek, the property is perfectly positioned to receive plentiful sunshine. The highlight of the ranch is a masterpiece of architecture, the New Mexico styled 5,700+/- sq. ft. primary residence is impeccable from top to bottom, luxurious and eminently practical. A manicured and mixed forest of Spruce, Aspen and Ponderosa Pine trees are interspersed throughout the property, as well as irrigated and sub-irrigated pasture land surrounding the improvements. Additional improvemen
- 1,720 deeded acres adjoining Grand Mesa National Forest
- Valuable mineral rights including 50% of the mineral rights on 1,120 acres
- 1.5 miles of fishing in Grove Creek and several ponds
- Tons of wildlife including elk, mule deer, turkey, bear, moose, and mountain lion
- Four homes, two off-grid cabins, good fencing, pipe corrals, six barns/shop, and good ranch road system
The nations largest flat-topped mountain, Grand Mesa, a Shangri-La of big game and trout, rises literally out the back door of Big Iron Ranch near Collbran, Colorado. Located at the end of the road, this remarkably private 1720-acre refuge adjoins Grand Mesa National Forest for 2.5 miles, giving it a rare edge-of-the-wilderness feel, yet is readily accessible year-r
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Few ranches offer more than Rock Canyon Ranch. Pristine, all-encompassing 879.40 acre ranch with unparalleled fishing access including 2.5 miles of live water, 24.25 cfs water rights, ditch rights, and springs. Located at the end of the road, this premier property backs into the 61,250 acres of the Powderhorn Wilderness. Rock Canyon Ranch is located in premier Big Game Unit 66 comprised of 575,000 acres and qualifies for Colorado Parks and Wildlife landowner hunting licenses. Improvements include a 3 bedroom, 2 bath country home, guest quarters, an oversized 3 car garage, horse stables, equipment shed, and barn.
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The Tarryall Tailwater Ranch is comprised of 579 scenic acres with sub-irrigated meadows, big mountain views and dramatic rock outcroppings. The ranch is virtually encompassed by Pike National Forest and is teeming with wildlife visitors. What sets the Tarryall Tailwater Ranch apart is approximately 5 miles of both sides of Tarryall Creek that is situated immediately downstream of the Tarryall Reservoir. This meandering fishery winds its way from the outlet of Tarryall Reservoir through the ranch for providing habitat for line-ripping rainbow trout, territorial brown trout and the aquatic entomolgy necessary to keep all the fish species fat and happy. There has been a collaborative fishery enhancement on this fishery upstream from the ranch
With over a century of family ownership dating back to 1911, the Frentress Ranch has a long history of production, wildlife and stewardship. The 6,650+/- acre ranch consists of 4,500+/- deeded and 2,155+/- state lease acres, all in one contiguous block encompassing the Yampa River corridor and the rolling countryside to the south. The majority of the ranch has historically been farmed but it is also well suited for grazing and feed production either seasonally or year-round. Conservative estimates of capacity are 350-400 yearlings seasonally or 250-300 cow/calf pairs year-round, and could be higher, especially in wet years. The combination of river bottom, brushy draws and cultivated land provide ideal habitat for mule deer and the ranch is
2,455 acres with over 710 irrigated. This 3-ranch assemblage
would create one of Western Colorado's largest contiguous hay
ranches located just minutes from the daily commercial air service
in Montrose. Located at 7,000 feet in elevation, this highly
productive ranch has irrigation water supplied by one of Colorado's
most consistent, and well-governed irrigation companies.
The Ranch features Hwy. 50 and county road access, underground
power, 3.5 miles of elevated escarpment building sites,
world class hunting: featured on the outdoor channel, and a setting
that is simply spectacular. There are very few opportunities
when this type of assemblage can be acquired at such a value.
Located along the northwest edge of the Flat Tops, this outstanding wildlife property shares five miles of boundary with the White River National Forest. Known for its excellent big game hunting, this diverse 2,784 acre ranch also features two trout streams, ponds, privacy, scenery and a hunting lodge. The ranch has excellent wildlife habitat, with multiple drainages featuring a mix of aspens, dark timber, oaks, serviceberry, sage, grass and significant water resources. With elevations ranging from 7,300 to over 8,800 feet, the ranch is located within the prime summer range and migration corridors of worlds largest herd of elk. Historically light hunting on the property has resulted in a wildlife sanctuary with resident populations of elk,
The 6,416 acre (5,056 deeded) Mosca Pass Ranch is located 15 miles west of Gardner, Colorado. This ranch enjoys a dramatic and scenic setting against a backdrop of the jagged 14,000+ foot peaks along the eastern base of the Sangre De Cristo Range, which is the southern portion of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. In addition to its unmatched views, Mosca Pass Ranch is distinguished by the fact that it offers a large block of private land that adjoins national forest and provides access to the Great Sand Dunes National Park. The ranch is accessed by a county road which traverses through the ranch and dead ends at the Mosca Pass Trailhead on the San Isabel National Forest located just above, but beyond the western boundary of the ranch. An hist
Situated at the confluence of Beaver Creek and Morrison Creek, the 4F Unit of Lost Elk Ranch features a beautiful mountain setting, excellent wildlife habitat and a lake teeming with trout. The 665 acre ranch encompasses a broad irrigated meadow and numerous gently sloping side drainages with additional pocket meadows, water, aspens and timber. The ranch borders Routt National Forest providing access into additional land for recreation and hunting. The comfortable 1,600 square foot ranch house is complemented by a large garage with shop. Located less than 30 miles south of Steamboat Springs in the secluded upper Morrison Creek valley, the scenic location is bounded by the Gore Range and Sarvice Creek Wilderness to the east and Green Ridge t
Rocking R - Horse Ranch is the preeminent equestrian property for sale in Boulder County today. The property offers 86 acres, irrigated brome grass hay meadows, abundant water rights and is conveniently located within twenty minutes of Boulder and less than five minutes from Lyons, Colorado off paved Highway 66. Extensive improvements punctuate this property and include three homes, a 36,400 sq. ft. indoor arena, horse barn, equipment shop, two hay sheds, multiple loafing sheds, two outdoor arenas, supplement agricultural buildings, and miles of piped fencing throughout. Three large, livewater irrigation waterways lined with old-growth cottonwood trees traverse through the property, adding a beautiful aesthetic element. In an area of Colora
Rolling T Ranch - Fort Morgan, CO: Rolling T is an investment quality eastern Colorado property supporting approximately 9,842 acres of rangeland, dry farmland and CRP. This productive property is located on paved State Highway 52 only eight miles north of Fort Morgan, Colorado, which is a hub for agriculture and commerce in the area. A prominent feature, Wildcat Creek runs through the property for several miles. This creek contains numerous stock ponds with a year-round water supply and several areas of shade trees. On either side of the creek are rolling hills of strong native grasses.
Several other drainages with ponds and springs insure a good supply of livestock water throughout the ranch. A shared livestock water distribution system o
The Bucksnort Ranch is one of the most picturesque ranches nestled in the San Juan Mountain Range, directly under three 14,000 foot peaks, built at the foot of Velvet Mountain. The 184+/- deeded acres sits on the valley floor of the Lake Fork River, banked by granite bluffs. The ranch valley is home to just under 1 mile of the Lake Fork River as it passes through 61+/- acres of irrigated hay meadow, fishing is accented by a 4.2 +/- acre trout lake. The ranch is currently a qualify ranch in the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Land Owner Preference Program, allowing the ranch to successfully apply and draw both Elk and Mule deer tags for GMU 66.
The main cabin is an exceptional custom built Swedish Cope log with attached 2 car garage, boast
Dan & Michael MurphyM4 Ranch Group a Division of Team Murphy Realty LLC
Woodchuck Mountain Ranch offers the rare combination of exceptional hunting, a fishing stream, diverse landscape, and adjacency to a wilderness area, along with year-round access and 30-minute proximity to a major ski resort town. Comprised of 2,204 deeded acres, the ranch also holds the grazing lease on 880 acres of adjacent BLM lands bringing the total to 3,084 acres. The property is situated on Morrison Creek near the confluence with the Yampa River, and one mile of the stream flows through the middle of the ranch. East of the creek, the ranch shares three miles of boundary with the Sarvis Creek Wilderness and encompasses several drainages descending to the creek. The land on the west side of the creek is highlighted by a local landmark,
- 14,000 total acres (2,145 deeded)
- Adjoins Pike National Forest
- Elk, mule deer, and antelope hunting
- Home, cabin, and shop/barn
- Two creeks & several spring fed ponds
- Great hunting and cattle ranch
Colorado cattle and recreational ranches of the stature of Elk Highland Ranch in Park County seldom come on the market. Containing over 2,145 deeded acres and nearly 12,000 additional permitted acres, Elk Highland Ranch is a large operation capable of being a profitable cattle producer in its own right, yet offers so much more. While cattle can be a mainstay here, hunting, fishing and development opportunities sweeten the pot of possibilities on this Colorado ranch for sale.
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