This exceptional 937 acre canyon property was once the location of the mining camp of Forbes, Colorado and remnants of its historic past are still evident today. Step back in time as you follow the old road and railroad bed as it climbs up into the back canyon of this property. Foundations of old buildings used in the camp are still evident today. The property has no covenants or HOA, so many uses are possible including camping, hiking, hunting, shooting, ATV use, or horseback riding. The land sits in a scenic canyon with colorful towering rock walls and outcroppings. It has a nice combination of pinon, juniper, cedar and gambel oak with lovely meadows in the canyon bottom. Seasonal creek beds and arroyos catch and hold water to attract game. The property is secluded and private at the end of the road, yet only a short drive to I-25 and Trinidad, Colorado for food shopping and other services. Electricity is on-site and there are many great building sites overlooking the canyon walls. The land is located in Game Management Unit 85 and this area is known for its large elk population. Bulls harvested in this game unit can be 350 inches or better on a regular basis making it one of the top game units areas in Colorado for elk. The property also offers excellent opportunities for mule deer and also bear. Forbes Canyon bisects the land and there is a good trail road offering access to most parts of the property. A rare find and priced to sell!
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