LAND/ACREAGE: Colorados best bull elk! Trophy Class Mule Deer. 5800+ acres located +/- 12 miles West of I-25 at Trinidad Colorado and 25 minutes gate-to-gate to the Las Animas Air Park (municipal airport ). Just 15 minutes from the gate and youre on I-25 to Walmart or fine dining. Or, Colorado Springs commercial airport is just 2.2 hours away. The general topography of the ranch is composed of gently rolling foothills of the Sangre De Christo range sandwiched between the fence lines of Ted Turners 595,000 acre Vermejo Park Ranch and the ONeill Trophy Elk Hunting Ranch 45,000 acres of the Hill Ranch, three of the most extensively managed trophy elk and deer hunting ranches in North America. In ones lifetime they could not equal the history of game management neighboring the Saruche Canyon Ranch. The bottomland meadows and cottonwood-lined creek bottom gradually slope up through Pinons, Oaks, Junipers and large stands of Ponderosa Pines. Meadows with planted food plots terrace the bottomlands and surrounding benches. +/- 7 waterholes are dispersed throughout the ranch and the Saruche Creek runs intermittently throughout the bottom. The Ranch tops out at +/- 7543 ft. and descends to 6389 ft. at the base of the canyon. Saruche Canyon ranch is the sleeping beauty lying between 2 showgirls - Vermejo Park and the ONeill/Hill Ranch properties. No finer hunting property exists, period! HUNTING/OUTDOOR RECREATION: Bordered by large private land holdings on each side, Saruche Canyon Ranch is the ideal wildlife haven with spring fed waterholes and a great mix of parks and woodlands for prime habitat. Countless hours have been put into making this ranch a big game haven. Clearcutting some of the woodlands has provided ample forage for a large population of elk and mule deer that frequent the property. Great care has been taken in preserving the timber and the natural forests and woodlands that make Saruche Canyon Ranch a once in a lifetime opportunity. Located in unit 85-851, with Ted Turners Vermijo Park Ranch bordering to the south, the elk hunting is second to none. Over the counter bull tags are available for archery and rifle seasons. Bulls to 360+ are taken annually, with larger being seen and sheds being found to 380+. 2,500 acres of the ranch are in conservation easement with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, ensuring the property will boast trophy bulls for generations to come. Forage and cover abound all over the property providing spectacular opportunities to catch a glimpse of a trophy b

  • MLS# 742004
  • Style Farm or Ranch
  • Sub-Type Resale
  • Status Pending - Show
  • Year 2001
  • Days On Site 362
Bed(s) 3
Bath(s) 3 Full, 1 Half
SQ Feet 3,400
Garage 2
Story(s) 1 Story
Acreage 5822.00
Property View Yes
Taxes 2758
Parking Detached
Interior Features Cathedral Ceiling,All Furnishings
Available Amenities Electricity,Internet
Listing Provided By:
Greg Liddle  of  Hayden Outdoors
this listing $12,500,000
$12,500,000 in 81082
this listing 3,400 SqFt
3,400 SqFt in 81082
this listing $3,676 $/SqFt
$3,676 $/SqFt in 81082
this listing 362 on site
362 on site in 81082


State CO
County Las Animas
City Trinidad
Zip Code 81082
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