Nestled in the heart of the Gunnison National Forest and bordered by the West Elk Wilderness Area, the Floresta Ranch consists of a 1,650+/- acre in-holding. The ranch is set apart from other high country, mountain ranches with its pristine 10-acre Lily Lake and open, native grassy meadows which are overshadowed by the magnificent Anthracite Range bordering the propertys southern borders. The ranch ranges in elevation from 9,500 to 11,200 feet and is the largest block of unencumbered private land in the area, surrounded by thousands of acres of public land. Magnificent views of East Beckwith Mountain, the Anthracite Range, Storm Ridge, Marcellina Mountain, West Beckwith Mountain, Mount Axtell, Big Soap Park, West Elk Peak and Squirrel Creek are only a few of the numerous monuments throughout the Gunnison National Forest surrounding Floresta Ranch. Anthracite Creek rushes ribbons through the old town site of Floresta a source for deer and elk. This secluded property is only a 25-minute drive from Crested Butte, Colorado which offers theater, music, film arts, year-round festivals, skiing, mountain biking, golf and other outdoor sports, boutique shopping, restaurants and fine dining. The scenic Gunnison Country offers something for everyone!
Floresta Ranch, located near the headwaters of Anthracite Creek and up against the majestic Anthracite Mountain Range, offers 1,650 acres of stunning wilderness land, representing one of the largest private in-holdings in the county.
The wildly varying terrain and vistas offer open wildflower meadows, dramatic cliffs, the calming Lily Lake, rushing streams, cascading waterfalls, and old-growth spruce forests. The property borders the West Elk Wilderness Area on its entire southern border and Gunnison National Forest on most of its eastern and northern boundaries.
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