Listing courtesy of St. James Sporting Properties.
2042+/- deeded Acres 4700+/- BLM leased Acres 475+/- sate leased Acres For the size and price point, Mesa Verde Ranch offers the avid outdoors enthusiast hunting opportunities like no other ranch on the market today. The ranch is ideally located in Southwest CO along the Utah border to the West. The property boasts 2042 deeded acres made up of prime deer, elk and bear habitat. With very limited public ground, relatively mild winters, excellent genetics, good feed and water sources, its no wonder why there are so many trophy caliber animals in the immediate area. Hunting: Mesa Verde Ranch offers excellent hunting opportunities for deer, elk, turkey and bear from the beginning of archery season all the way through the last rifle season. There is a great mix of cover, meadows, topography and water sources which makes this property the perfect sanctuary for wildlife. Located in Game Management Unit 73 which is renowned for big elk and mule deer, the ranch qualifies for the LPP (landowner preference program) for mule deer vouchers and has several OTC (Over-The-Counter) options for elk licenses too. Mesa Verde Ranch is the one of the best mule deer hunting properties in the state, every year as fall and winter sets in it pushes these giant monarchs out of the national park right through this property. The Ranch: The ranch consists of 2042 acres of mountainous land that spans from the valley floor and climbs up to nearly bordering Mesa Verde National Park. The Landscape blocks public access to 4700 more acres of public hunting where only two other ranches can access it also. Mesa Verde National Park grows giants with over 53,000 acres of no hunting pressure which has the perfect habitat to grow those monster muleys. The ranch has several sources of water such as seasonal ponds. Unit 73 is the Mecca for giant Elk and mule deer with the agriculture and high country ground being the hub for growing those giant antlers. With easy access to Cortez for all there amenities, it definitely checks all the boxes Potential Income: -Grazing - Hunting Lease -Conservation Easement Locale: Cortez, Colorado is located roughly 10 minutes to the east and has all the conveniences one would expect in a small city. There is a small private airport, shopping, restaurants, and hotels.
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