Thunder Ranch New Mexico: Whether your interest lies in horses, trout fishing, birding or even golf, the recreation-rich Thunder Ranch in northern New Mexico is a mountain retreat tailored to the passions of your life. Tucked away in a quiet valley not far from both Taos and Santa Fe, Thunder Ranch boasts a mild climate, mountain grandeur and excellent year-round access.
Thunder Ranch is 383 acres of the best of the Sapello Valley, located near the southern terminus of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and only about 20 miles northwest of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Lying at an elevation of about 7600 feet, the ranch is dominated by mixed forests of mature ponderosa pine, blue spruce and Douglas fir. Sapello River, a small permanent stream, winds through the property and is a natural draw for wildlife and birds of many varieties.