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 17 bull elk licenses and 8 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.
Kinzua Ranch in Oregon Fossil, Oregon | County: Wheeler | Acres: 40,000
Kinzua Ranch, a reputation timberland ranch runs across 40,000± contiguous, deeded acres and is highly regarded for its privacy, careful timber management, extensive grazing resources, abundant water and diverse wildlife populations, which include elk, deer, bear, blue and ruffed grouse, waterfowl, quail, and hundreds of wild turkeys. Seeing groups of 30+ bull elk on many elk hunts last fall, this ranch offers archery and rifle hunts paramount to none. With over 95% of the landscape dominated by a highly productive mixed coniferous forest with abundant water features which include large reservoirs, year-round creeks, streams, ponds and various stock water developments. The timber alone is an investor’s dream. The ranch ranges in elevation from 3,100 feet at the lower end of Strawfork Creek to 5,100 feet atop Snow Board Ridge and encompasses a variety of landforms, from deep canyon breaks and expansive forests to rugged highlands with sweeping views of the John Day River basin and the Cascade Mountains. Improvements include a hunting cabin, corrals, reservoirs, paved road access and well-maintained perimeter and interior fencing. Easily accessed year-round via State Highway 19, the ranch is located 11 miles east of Fossil, Oregon and 1.5 hours northeast of Bend, Oregon.
North Ochoco Ranch in Oregon Mitchell, Oregon | County: Wheeler | Acres: 8,780
Located in the heart of the Ochoco Mountains, a little over an hour east of Prineville, Oregon, lies the North Ochoco Ranch. This extremely private ranch consists of 8,780+/- acres (8,200 acres deeded), in one large block. The ranch has a 150-year history as an operating cattle and hay with over 800 acres of irrigated or sub-irrigated farmed hay fields, as well as a large irrigation water permit with significant existing irrigation infrastructure, plus 2,000+/- acres timbered canyons. The North Ochoco Ranch is also known for exceptional wildlife opportunities especially Rocky Mountain elk, mule deer and wild bison.
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!
Anglers Envy Ranch in Wyoming Dixon, Wyoming | County: Carbon | Acres: 280
Curving along the banks of the Little Snake River lies the 280-acre ultimate outdoorsman ranch with spectacular fishing opportunity with 1.25 mile of riverfront access along the Little Snake River, abundant wildlife and lush hay meadows. Enjoy iconic views overlooking the river, hills and mountains. The ranch includes two homes, metal shop and equipment building. Nearby amenities include the Russell Community Arena, a 50,000 square foot indoor riding arena and the Dixon Airport with a 7,000' runway.
Elk Mountain Ranch in Colorado Buena Vista, Colorado | County: Chaffee | Acres: 5
Elk Mountain Ranch is a dude/guest ranch located in one of the most scenic mountain areas of Colorado, with the largest assortment of peaks over 14,000 feet in the lower 48 states. Accommodations include six cozy, log cabins, the Elk suite and three Pioneer Lodge rooms, accommodating up to 35 guests. Many recreational opportunities are available on the ranch including: horseback riding (the most popular activity), marksmanship, trapshooting, archery, full-day whitewater raft trips with local companies, fishing in high mountain lakes and much more.
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.
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.
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.
Silver Creek Ranch in Colorado Mancos, Colorado | County: Montezuma | Acres: 400
Silver Creek Ranch is a stunning 400 +/-acre ranch located near Mancos, Montezuma County, Colorado, approximately 20 miles west of Durango, and is surrounded by the San Juan National Forest. The West Fork of the Mancos River and Silver Creek flow through the ranch, offering excellent water sources for the abundant wildlife. Both of these streams and a beaver pond have populations of Brook trout. In addition, there are two ponds that have been stocked with Rainbow trout. The ranch is heavily treed with mature Ponderosa pines, stands of Aspen trees and Gamble oak. There are many roads and trails that run throughout the ranch which are ideal for horseback riding, hiking, snowshoeing and all-terrain vehicles. The entrance to the ranch is a new high quality, all weather road.