Grand County Colorado Acreage and Ranches
West of Boulder, Colorado acreage and ranches for sale in Grand County nestle in between vast expanses of wilderness and national forest. It’s 1870 square miles are filled with natural beauty and amazing trails. Gorgeous views capture the heart wherever one may roam.
Grand County real estate features a wonderfully vibrant lifestyle for all generations. This is a wonderful place for recreational and equestrian ranches and fly-fishing properties– not too far from Rocky Mountain skiing. Home to only 15,000 residents, Grand County is a friendly area with a simple lifestyle for singles, families, and retirees. Able to telecommute, professionals from Denver companies also make themselves at home. Denver and Denver International Airport are only 90 minutes away.
Towns and Cities
Miles apart, small towns and communities range from Fraser and Winter Park to Kremmling and Hot Silver Springs, the county seat, and Granby. Culture is also part of the lifestyle. Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater sustains a fall schedule of plays and musicals, Foundry Cinema and Bowl offers good family fun, and museums and galleries offers fascinating information for all.
Outdoor Splendor in Grand County
Hike, mountain bike, ride horses, snowshoe and cross-country ski through the stunning countryside and natural forests. Like to fish? Replenish your spirit along the thousand miles of streams and clear mountain lakes and reservoirs all year round. Trout and salmon thrive in our waters. Hunters also discover fertile territory. And some of the best Colorado golf courses are here. Visit Grand Elk Golf Course in Granby, The Fairways at Pole Creek, or Grand Lake Golf Course.
National protected areas include:
- Arapahoe National Forest
- Arapahoe National Recreation Area
- Byers Peak Wilderness
- Indian Peaks Wilderness
- Never Summer Wilderness
- Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness
- Rocky Mountain National Park
- Routt National Forest
- Sarvis Creek Wilderness
- Vasquez Peak Wilderness
Visitors come to traverse the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, Colorado River Headwaters National Scenic Byway and Trail Ridge Road/Beaver Meadow National Scenic Byway, Great Parks Bicycle Route, Trans-America Trail Bicycle Route.
Carving out Grand County Colorado Acreage
On February 2, 1874, Grand County was separated from Summit County on her northern edge. Grand County is named for the Grand Lake and Grand River, the upper Colorado River headwaters. In Later, she gave up many square miles to Routt County on the west and Larimer County on the north. Boulder County and Gilpin County are on the east.
Request more information about Colorado acreage and real estate in Grand County, contact Dave Harrigan or Hunter Harrigan at Harrigan Land Company (800) 524-1818. Specializing in large ranch and recreational properties in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Utah.