Rare Option to Buy Colorado Ranch at Foot of the Great Gate
Gateway Ranch offers a rare option to buy a secluded Colorado ranch in an iconic setting at the foot of the Great Gate rock formations. Located in the heart of one of the last unspoiled valleys, Gateway Ranch offers a rare option to fly fish, hunt, and plunge into the serene natural surroundings. Unlimited expeditions on foot or horseback lead into the pristine natural lands and the Powderhorn Wilderness Area and Federal lands.
Set up as a recreational property, the one-of-a-kind ranch spans 41.93 acres of meadows and riparian woodlands by the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River at an elevation of 8000 feet. Wide open panoramic views set off the property—vistas of dramatic bluffs of the Great Gate rising 600 feet above the river, views of the Alpine Plateau flanked by forests of spruce and aspen trees and of Cannibal Plateau climbing above the tree line to 12,000 feet.
Fishing, Hunting and Recreation
Truly refreshing, the selection of fishing opportunities in the area daylight angler of all skill levels. Walk out the door and expect to work 12-to 20-inch trout with your stonefly imitations. Two miles the public special regulation water on the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River adjoin the ranch. Rainbow trout fishing is catch and release. Two browns (16 inches +) may be kept every day. Stillwater ponds on the ranch offer variety. Or head out to Lake San Cristobal or Blue Mesa Reservoir.
The number of recreational options on and around Gateway Ranch boosts this property into a variety of uses—from a corporate or family vacation compound to a hunting ranch or quiet fly fishing getaway. To the west is habitat for trophy elk.
Developments at Gateway Ranch
Ready for immediate occupancy, Gateway Ranch features two wonderful homes with unparalleled views. The main residence offers over 3000 square feet and the cabin 1200 square feet. Half of the acreage is irrigated meadowland suitable for hay and/or grazing horses or cattle. Water rights are senior in appropriation.
This picturesque Colorado ranch is located 20 minutes north of Lake City off Highway 149. Lake City is a historic Western mining town. It has become a hub for the road used for mountain jeeps and OHVs. The road accesses some of the highest terrains in the San Juan Mountains.
North of the ranch is the western town of Gunnison, Colorado. It is home to Western State Colorado University. Beyond Gunnison are two ski areas: Crested Butte and Monarch. Areas of commercial airport in Gunnison.
Realtors – Ranches for Sale in Colorado
Request more information about Gateway Ranch, a prized SW 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.