A Big Game Ranch Born for You and the Cows
Once upon a time a big game ranch was born along the fertile banks of Nutrias Creek in Northern New Mexico. Set between Santa Fe and the high mountains, the well-watered Rio Nutrias Creek Ranch awaits the hunter in you and your magnificent herds of cattle. A well-maintained home on the ranch assures you a great night’s sleep on day one. Featuring paved access, this large scenic Western ranch for sale lies only 35 miles south of the Colorado border.
The marvelous hunting ranch for sale – all 3,532 deeded acres — invites herds of elk and deer to its 7200-foot elevations, rolling hills, and pinon pine and juniper forests. Wildlife come to the impressive water features which also produce pastureland for the significant cattle operation. Four miles of your own year-round stream along with 15 ponds, and the water rights to irrigate 195+/- acres make Nutrias Creek Ranch a rare Rocky Mountain property for sale in New Mexico.
Made for Recreation
Rest assured, previous owners have paved the way for innumerable recreational opportunities at Rio Nutrias Creek Ranch. The ranch as solid income possibilities as a guided hunting ranch. Trophy elk and mule deer remain on the ranch for much of the year, although some never leave. Why not? Wildlife forage through the several hundred acres of crested wheat. It is no surprise that the ranch receives an average of 21 elk tags annually and deer tags can be readily obtained.
When you are not hunting, enjoying the wildlife in other ways. Hiking and horseback riding through Carson National Forest offer numerous photo ops. During the winter there are options for snowmobiling and snowshoeing as well. A few miles away is the fishing at El Vado Lake, namely brown trout rainbow trout and coca Connie Salmon.
Made for Cows
Strong hay crops and healthy herds of cattle are the norm. Several hundred acres are planted in crested wheat. Several hundred acres of the ranch have been developed into improved pastures. Storage barns and several historic buildings on the ranch add to the flexibility. Improvements include good gravel roads, new fencing.
Made for You Location
Rio Nutrias Creek Ranch sits 23 miles from charming Chama and artsy Santa Fe is about two hours along Highway 84. Taos and Wolf Creek ski areas are about an hour and a half away. So, come find your mountain destiny at this beautifully maintained outpost in northern New Mexico.
Let us help you find the best big game ranch for sale, contact Dave Harrigan or Hunter Harrigan at Harrigan Land Company at (800) 524-1818. Specializing in large ranch and recreational properties in New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.