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 yearround. Conservative estimates of capacity are 350400 yearlings seasonally or 250300 cow/calf pairs yearround, 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 known for producing trophy bucks, often scoring over 200 inches. Hunting for elk and pronghorn antelope can be excellent as well. Additionally, a wide variety of birds including sharptailed grouse, sage grouse, ducks, geese, bald eagles, golden eagles and other raptors are regularly seen on the property. Recognizing the critical importance of the quality wildlife habitat on the ranch, the Colorado Division of Wildlife funded a conservation easement on a portion of it, which also includes payments received under the Conservation Reserve Program. Excellent wildlife viewing and hunting is complemented by fishing for large trout and northern pike with over 3 miles of frontage on the Yampa River. Located just west of Hayden in Northwest Colorado, the ranch is within 10 minutes of essential services and the regions commercial airport, and is within 30 minutes of full services in Steamboat Springs or Craig.
234 acres river bottom, meadow
1,366 acres cultivated farmland
1,504 acres grazing land
1,393 acres CRP
4,497 deeded acres
2,155 state lease (including approx. 700 acres cultivated farmland)
6,652 total acres
Additional Information on State Leases:
State of Colorado leases the current owners of the Frentress Ranch lease approximately 2,155 acres of State of Colorado land (leases AG 45831, AG 109282 and AG 44452). These leases may be assignable to the purchaser of the ranch subject to the written approval of the State Board of Land Commissioners. The leased lands are not included in the purchase price nor is there any value in the purchase price associated with the leases. The purchaser is solely responsible for applying for any lease assignments with the respective agencies after closing, including any applicable fees.
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