Hunting and Cattle Ranch: Located approximately 45 minutes from Ski Apache, the Inn of the Mountain Gods, and downtown Ruidoso, New Mexico, Alligator Springs Ranch is a trophy elk hunting ranch and profitable cattle operation. Encompassing 27,000 total acres (11,677 deeded), this is one of the largest ranches for sale in southeastern New Mexico.
With nearly 3,000 feet of elevation change, Alligator Springs Ranch offers diverse habitat that is loaded with elk, mule deer, antelope, turkey, bear, lion, and quail. Hunting on the ranch is outstanding for trophy elk, and the ranch qualifies for 10 landowner bull elk tags annually.
1,700 acres of the ranch are “high fenced” and support a large herd of trophy elk in New Mexico’s oldest licensed game park. In addition to cattle and fair chase hunts, game park hunts offer additional revenue opportunities in this New Mexico hunting ranch for sale.
Historically supporting as many as 400+ head of cattle year-round, Alligator Springs is one of the finest hunting and cattle ranches for sale in New Mexico. Well watered by several springs, ponds, wells, sort tanks, and 250 miles of pipeline, this is one of the best watered ranches for sale in southeast New Mexico. Good boundary fencing and cross fencing make this a turn-key cattle operation ready for a new owner.
Structural improvements on the ranch consist of a hunting lodge, guest house, manager’s house, shop, and elk handling facilities. Contact Harrigan Land Company to learn more about this exceptional Ruidoso, New Mexico ranch for sale.