Are You Looking for a Private Hunting and Trout Fishing Ranch near Santa Fe?

Are You Looking for a Private Hunting and Trout Fishing Ranch near Santa Fe?

Cow Creek Ranch lies in a private valley on the southern tip of the Sangre de Cristo. If you are looking for a top trout fishing ranch in New Mexico with other recreation, Cow Creek Ranch is calling. Encompassing 1054 deeded acres, the beautiful fishing property sits at 8500 to 9000 elevations in the Rockies. You will access 3.5 miles of productive trout streams moseying through the valley as they flow in and out of seven high mountain lakes. Wildlife feast on the rich native grasses.

Trout Fishing Ranch

Cow Creek Ranch

As you may guess, Cow Creek Ranch is a true sportsman’s ranch with numerous other recreational opportunities. Easy to get to, the historic Cow Creek Ranch lies only 40 minutes from Interstate 25. It an hour east of Santa Fe.


Move right in and begin guiding friends, family, and/or clients through the forests and streams. This fine New Mexico ranch for sale includes a huge Lodge to accommodate up to 25 guests. Think rustic luxury. Cow Creek Ranch Lodge was built with pine and aspen lumber harvested from the ranch. The fantastic Great Room and large patio look out over breathtaking vistas. The dining area adjoins a fully-equipped commercial kitchen where many a chef has turned out gourmet meals for large gatherings. There’s also a fly shop.

In addition, the property features a two-bedroom/2-bath owner’s cabin with a wraparound porch and two cabins for staff housing. Bring the horses to the barn and corral and ramp up the equestrian activities.

Fly Fishing Property in New Mexico

On Cow Creek Ranch, you will discover a marvelous trophy stream along with stillwater trout fishing. Fishing resources have been well-managed. The Cow Creek has been professionally enhanced and features dozens of pools. They support healthy trout averaging 16-20+ inches, as they feast on a wonderful aquatic insect base.

The several lakes and pond provide a stillwater fishery produce trout up to 30 inches in six varieties: rainbows, browns, brooks, cutthroats, cutbows, and tigers. Truly, both thrilling fly and still fishing enthrall the most avid angler.

Recreational Ranch

Don’t take our word for it. Come see for yourself. Take in the long-range vistas from anywhere on the rambling mountain ranch. Watch the elk grazing in the native grasses, the mule deer playing in the valley, and the surprising wildlife roaming through the forests and meadows.

National Forest lands leading to the Pecos Wilderness just about surround Cow Creek Ranch. This makes Cow Creek Ranch a wonderful getaway for all kinds of recreation: horseback riding, hiking, wildlife photography, and hunting. Elk, mule deer, and waterfowl are an everyday sight. The occasional visiting black bear, mountain lion, and turkey spice up the hunting calendar.

Santa Fe Amenities

Santa Fe is home to almost 90,000 residents. The thriving cultural destination features remnants of many historic civilizations and exerts influence in economic, educational, scientific circles as well. There are about 250 galleries to peruse. Architectural landmarks such as the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and San Miguel Mission add more interest. The Governor’s Mansion, New Mexico Legislature, and Supreme Court of New Mexico are all headquartered in Santa Fe.

Best NM Realtors for Buying Large Ranches

Request more information about Cow Creek Ranch, a large hunting, fishing, and recreational ranch in Northern New Mexico. Contact Dave Harrigan or Hunter Harrigan at Harrigan Land Company at (800) 524-1818. Specializing in Western ranches throughout Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Utah, and beyond.

We have over 30 years of experience throughout Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Montana and New Mexico. We know these states well, including some “undiscovered” places. We are offering best hunting ranches for sale along with other premier properties
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