Incredibly scenic and secluded, Old Elk Park Ranch consists of 548 acres of pure high mountain heaven. Here you will find limitless views of the surrounding mountains, open pastures full of wildlife and abundant water. Rich in history, this area is known for its awe inspiring surroundings and ranching pastime. You will find some of the best hiking, horseback riding and big game hunting that the west has to offer.
There are multiple well-built improvements on the ranch. All the improvements are off-the-grid and equipped with state of the art off-grid systems. Conservation Easements are in place to preserve the ranch and its natural beauty; however a limited amount of building envelopes allows future owners to build their dream home, getaway cabin or family retreat.
Two airstrips are located on the ranch, including a FAA certified airstrip CD 34. The airstrip makes for unmatched access from anywhere in the country. Other features are: a horse barn, buck and rail fencing, miles of horseback and four wheel trails, and water rights. These water rights could be used to develop multiple ponds on the ranch in the future.
Elevation on the ranch ranges from 7600? to 8200?ft. The 548 acres is a mix of Ponderosa pines, Douglas firs, Aspen groves, and an abundant amount of open pastures. A tributary to the Big Thompson River runs through the property, and is lined with open meadows, wildflowers and aspen groves. As if the property itself was not enough, it is surrounded by thousands of acres of hard to access National Forest, which allows you to explore endlessly. The area is home to an abundance of wildlife including moose, bear, mule deer, turkey, and the majestic rocky mountain elk. For the hunting enthusiast, this property is located in GMU 20, well known for producing some of the biggest animals in the state. Wildlife can be seen on the ranch year round, especially in mid-September, when bugling elk are rounding up their cows and forming their harems. The ranch also qualifies for elk and mule deer landowner tags. For those that prefer to explore and take photos, opportunities to view nature?s beauty are endless. With direct access from the ranch there are hundreds of miles of horseback riding trails that surround the ranch, allowing you to take rides through the National Forest.
Old Elk Park Ranch is located on S County Road 59, which is maintained year round, not far off Hwy 7, with good access to the entire Front Range. The Ranch is 10 miles south of the renowned mountain town of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Denver International Airport is conveniently located only an hour and a half from the Ranch. The cities of Loveland, Fort Collins, Boulder, Longmont and Denver are all within an hour of the front gate. Being this close to the expanding Colorado Front Range makes this ranch truly the perfect combination of seclusion and convenience. In today?s world, the Old Elk Park Ranch is truly without equal. Even by Colorado?s high standards, this ranch is one that will stop you in your tracks. The Ranch is also being offered in smaller individual parcels, for more information please call Zack Wiese or Dax Hayden at 970-674-1990
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