Chicken Creek Ranch Hayden, Colorado | County: Routt | Acres: 5,460
Consisting of 5,460+/- deeded acres 35 miles north of Hayden and the Yampa Valley Regional Airport, this rare mountain ranch is home to abundant wildlife, a lodge and guest home overlooking two stocked reservoirs. Enrolled in the Colorado Ranching for Wildlife Program, the ranch offers 15 bull elk licenses and 7 buck deer licenses for landowner use and is home to hundreds of elk and mule deer. Three large bordering ranches and no public land boundary buffer the ranch and wildlife moves freely between. Water resources include eight adjudicated springs and four permitted reservoirs, three of which offers fishing. The recreational opportunities also include horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, wildlife photography, snowmobiling and more. The improvements, capturing the mountain and lake views, include a 3,400-square-foot, four-bedroom, five-bath main home/lodge, large commercial-grade kitchen, laundry and great room. There is a guest home, shop, game processing building, off-grid systems and a grass landing strip, STOL only. The ranch is accessible by well-maintained gravel roads, but has limited winter access. 4,940 acres are protected by a liberal conservation easement with provisions for more improvements should an owner desire. The remaining unencumbered parcel provides development potential or other value-added opportunities.
Sopris Pastures in Colorado Carbondale, Colorado | County: Garfield | Acres: 84
The 84+/- acres of Sopris Pastures is located 30+/- minutes northwest of Aspen, Colorado and consists of 40 acres in hay and pastureland interspersed with sagebrush, river bottom and conserved land, mainly level terracing to almost a mile of Roaring Fork River. The property has excellent senior water rights and is currently used for hay and cattle pasture. There is a choice of several great building sites where you can build your dream home. The location and rural zoning are ideal for a fishing retreat, horse property or small ranch. This remarkable property is a jewel and you really need to get your boots on the ground to appreciate the land, the river and the fabulous view!
Fishhole Creek Ranch in Oregon Lakeview, Oregon | County: Lake | Acres: 15,300
A true slice of heaven, Fishhole Creek Ranch is a beautiful and historic piece of property located in Oregon's southeastern corner. The ranch consists of a total of 15,300+/- acres; 3,598 acres deeded lands and the remaining acreage on a long-standing, adjacent U.S. Forest Service grazing allotment permit. There are water rights on creeks and springs on the ranch and on abundant stored water in multiple reservoirs on neighboring USFS land. The property has ample free irrigation water to provide exceptional grazing from April to November with rich feed for 800 pair of cows/calves. Included is the Aspen Ridge Resort, a 7,000 square-foot log lodge and five 1,250 square-foot log cabins, and a historic homestead featuring a two-bedroom log cabin, multiple barns and out-buildings, corral, and pastures. The homestead offers an ideal place for a ranch hand to live.
Indian Creek Ranch in Oregon Harper, Oregon | County: Malheur | Acres: 22,200
Located in southeastern Oregon, the Indian Creek Ranch is comprised of approximately 125,200 acres with approximately 22,200 acres of deeded lands capable of running mature animals year-round. This ranch has excellent water characteristics with a number of deep-water fishing lakes, numerous creeks and springs as well as plentiful irrigation water. Recreation is a highlight with Rocky Mountain elk, mule deer, and world class upland game bird hunting. Indian Creek Ranch offers a large resource with agricultural and recreational elements present.
Antlers Rio Grande Lodge in Colorado Creede, Colorado | County: Mineral | Acres: 35
Creede and the Rio Grande valley in which the 35-acre Antlers Rio Grande Lodge and Riverside Restaurant are located is one of the most attractive yet “least discovered” areas of Colorado. The town and the area offer a wide variety of sights, views, recreation, theatre, galleries, gift shops, and history of this old mining town. Silver was discovered in the Creede district in 1890 by Nicholas Creede who had wintered the year before on what is now the Antlers property. Production of gold and silver continued through 1983 and totaled 2,490 metric tons of silver and 4.7 metric tons of gold.