NW Colorado Ranches for Sale – Raise Cattle, Fish, Hunt
Searching for fine Colorado ranches for sale? Come out West and live your dream on a working ranch. Here you will know trophy hunting, world-class fly fishing, horseback riding and solid agricultural and cattle production. These activities complement the stunning Colorado paradise at Wakara Ranch. This is one of the most authentic large Western ranches for sale today.
A rare find, the Wakara Ranch in Meeker, CO offers an all-around Western culture. Its 2192 acres sit in the Rocky Mountains on the banks of the White River. Relax, entertain, and cast a line at your own riverside lodge. Profound serenity and vitality emerges from the natural beauty at Wakara Ranch.
Ranch Homes in Northwest Colorado
How about high-quality living, Colorado lodge style? Overlooking the White River, a distinguished log home seamlessly invites the outdoor enthusiast to the hearth. The custom rustic home features 5,093 square feet with four bedrooms, four baths, and an oversized detached three-car garage.
From both the inside and the outdoor living areas, residents and guests appreciate gorgeous views, extensive masonry and rock work, fireplaces, log/timber and woodwork, and hardy finishes. Nearby are two lovely guest houses and two managers’ homes.
Wakara Ranch facilities are set up and ready to go. Buildings include two barns, three shops, hay storage, and many outbuildings. The ranch can run 500 cow/calf pairs year-round and operates extensive corrals. There is also an income-producing gravel pit on the ranch, which helps make it self-sustaining.
One of the best-producing ranches in northwest Colorado, Wakara Ranch boasts substantial and senior water rights. Wakara Ranch owns 40 percent of the shares of Oak Ridge Ditch. Approximately 800 acres are irrigated, with hay production capability at two tons per acre. The property has the potential for developing water ponds to complement the river fishing. In addition, the ranch also controls grazing leases totaling 24,000 acres.
Wakara Ranch nestles in the White River Valley about 10 miles northeast of Meeker. This ranching town and county seat of Rio Blanco County is home to 2500. It features a historic downtown shopping district. On occasion, sheep and cattle drives pass through town.
Surrounded by open space, Meeker lies at 6240 foot elevations where the fresh air soothes the soul. The Flattops Trail begins right outside the town. It is one of Colorado’s Historic and Scenic Byways. The area is known as a getaway for outdoor activities—from camping and hiking, to cross-country skiing, and more.
Request more information about Wakara Ranch in Meeker and other choice Colorado ranches for sale. Call (800) 524-1818 to speak with Dave Harrigan or Hunter Harrigan at Harrigan Land Company today. Specializing in ranch and large acreage real estate throughout Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Utah.