Hunting Elk? Fly Fish? See this Colorado Ranch for Sale near Wyoming
Let us tour the 1665-acre Trophy Mountain Ranch, a turnkey Colorado ranch for sale near Wyoming. Trophy Mountain Ranch lies in the rolling grasslands and dark timber at the foot of Independence Mountain. On the edge of North Park, the ranch – at 8000-foot elevations – is but a stone’s throw from the Wyoming border. In addition, the ranch leases and adjacent 640 acres of fully fenced State Land for recreational purposes.
Elk hunters are familiar with the exceptional trophy elk hunting preserve at Trophy Mountain Ranch, home to dozens of 350-plus class bull elk. The peaceful oasis also possesses huge potential for fly fishing. And we’ll explain why.
Fly Fishing Property
The trophy fishing resource on the ranch could be enhanced. Mountain waters stream through the ranch, fill the ponds and lakes. The live water rights also include 7 CFS on Three-mile Creek and 161 acre-feet of storage rights in two reservoirs. This water is enough to support 400 acres of hay production or could be developed into trophy trout lakes.
The main lake, Three-mile Reservoir, is very deep. It produces large trout. Several smaller impoundments could be expanded to accommodate fish.
The resources for public fishing are also immense. Anglers had across the valley to Northgate Canyon where the North Platte River and south to the trout-laden Delaney Buttes Reservoirs.
Elk Hunting Ranch
The ranch features 10-foot high fences as an elk hunting preserve. It includes superb elk habitat. Resident herds roam hundreds of acres of natural grasslands and sagebrush combined with the mix of dark timber in Aspen Forest on the uplands and Threemile Creek through the bottomlands. Water and feeding sources maintain the herd.
BLM and Forest Service Land
An additional 640 acres of State Trust Land adds to the favorability of hunting at Trophy Mountain Ranch. This lease is not included in the purchase price and transfer must be approved by The State Land Board. A greater variety of wildlife roam the BLM and national Forest land. These include black bear, mule deer, mountain lion, moose, white tail deer, and antelope. The high fences on the ranch could be opened to allow greater varieties of wildlife onto the property.
Ready to receive guests, Trophy Mountain Ranch has been operated as a trophy elk hunting ranch. It is presently zoned for commercial hunting and outfitting. There are three main lodges/homes:
- Main Lodge. The 4000-square foot lodge features seven bedrooms and four baths, a kitchen and dining room for 12, a recreation room, and patio with hot tub.
- Owner’s home features 2800 square feet with five bedrooms.
- Manager’s House features four more bedrooms.
This ranch real estate has great potential as a hunting ranch, fly fishing property, corporate retreat, family getaway, cattle ranch, and recreational property. Today it offers trophy stillwater fishing, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and ski touring.
Location of Colorado Ranch for Sale
In Jackson County, Trophy Mountain Ranch features a secluded location about 20 miles north of Walden, Colorado. It is 80 miles northeast of Steamboat Springs. The ranch is accessible all year round on Jackson County Road 4, a graded gravel road.
Request more information about Trophy Mountain Ranch, a hunting and fly-fishing ranch in North Park, Colorado. Contact Dave Harrigan or Hunter Harrigan at Harrigan Land Company at (800) 524-1818. Specializing in large ranch and recreational properties in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Utah.