Large Colorado Ranch for Sale in Upper Yampa Valley: Hunt & Fish & Cattle
Read on to explore the possibilities for an excellent Colorado ranch for sale in the NW Colorado Rocky Mountains. The 1388-acre Broken Bone Ranch is six miles west of Yampa in the serene rolling hills of the Upper Yampa River Valley. Historical uses include hunting ranch, fishing property, and cattle operation. The versatile property offers good value, listing under $7 million.
Amenities in the old western town of Steamboat Springs are convenient enough. Although the Rocky Mountain real estate nestles in at around 8000-foot elevations, the highly versatile land can be reached all year round. Colorado 131 and several county roads lead to the area while snow-capped peaks unabashedly rule the skyline.
The entire ranch is cross fenced, accommodating wildlife romping through the sagebrush meadows and stands of aspen. A rustic log entrance leads to a fine owner’s home, guest home, rustic cabin, barn, shop, and corrals. Irrigated grasslands (250 acres) and pastures promote strong hay and cattle production.
Hunting, Fishing, and Recreation
Broken Bone Ranch lies in the fertile bottomlands of South Hunt Creek next to BLM and USFS land. One of the nation’s largest herds of elk and trophy mule deer roam the territory. Broken Bone qualifies for landowner mule deer tags; elk tags may be obtained over the counter.
Fishing options know no bounds. A gorgeous 1.5 miles of South Hunt Creek streams through Broken Bone Ranch. Within the ranch boundaries are 6 adjudicated springs and 4 ponds. One of the ponds presently supports trout and the creek could be configured with pools to hold larger trout. In the 1433 acres of ranch land, a network of ponds could be developed.
Next to Broken Bone, Routt National Forest followed by Flattops Wilderness Area offer extensive hiking and horse trails. More fishing opportunities are down the road at Stagecoach Reservoir and several reservoirs in Little Flat Tops.
Broken Bone Ranch is located 40 minutes south of Steamboat Springs and 60 minutes north of the Eagle Vail Regional Airport and Hayden Jet Airport. From Steamboat Springs, head southwest on 6th St. Turn left on Lincoln Ave for .7 miles. Continue to follow US-40 E about 3.5 miles. Turn right onto CO-131 S and continue 26 miles. Turn right onto Main St. Broken Bone Ranch is on the left.
For more information about Broken Bone Ranch, a Northwestern Colorado 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 Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Utah.