Sitting in its own serene and secluded valley only seven miles north of the resort town of Steamboat Springs, lies the Big Creek Ranch. With over 5,000 acres, this is the largest property of its kind in the US near a major world-class ski resort. The ranch is practically surrounded by hundreds of thousands of acres of national forest, making this wild and vast retreat seem infinitely larger. Boasting over five miles of private fishing along the enhanced Big Creek, the ranch also offers several other creeks, springs and ponds, abundant wildlife and elegant improvements.
Lying on the west slope of the Continental Divide and the Park Range, the property winds its way through aspen and fir covered hillsides with majestic views of the ski are
Elk River Ranch - Steamboat Springs, CO: From its location in the heart of the pastoral Elk River Valley, this 801 acre ranch features panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, well-appointed accommodations, fertile irrigated meadows and cottonwood-lined river with trophy trout fishing. The finely crafted 7,937 square foot main home set on the bank of the river is complimented by an historic ranch compound with a variety of lodging and entertainment for guests. Excellent water rights supply productive hay meadows in addition to upland pasture for grazing. A beautiful and private stretch of the Elk River meanders through the middle of the ranch providing outstanding fly fishing. Neighboring ranches with conservation easements provide
Brian SmithHall and Hall
$18,000,0008,818 acresToponas, CO80479 - Routt County
The Porcupine Ridge Ranch is a classic Colorado mountain working ranch situated in the Yampa River Valley just south of Steamboat Springs at the base of the Flattops Wilderness Area. The 8,818 +/- acre ranch offers an incredible investment opportunity to own one of the largest blocks of privately owned land with senior water rights in the Colorado River and Yampa River basins. The pastoral property is over 9 miles long and and includes 50 miles of streams, reservoirs, wetlands, lush irrigated hay fields, grasslands, treed hillsides and sagebrush range. Significant conservation values with water resources, wetlands and habitat for big game and sage grouse; annual farm income; stream/fishery enhancements; and 95 cfs of direct flow rights and
Shadowed by the rugged peaks of the snowcapped Zirkel Range at the headwaters of the Elk River, the 587-acre Vista Verde Guest Ranch has over 90,000 square feet of refined improvements. No expense was spared with the recent renovation of the guest cabins, existing improvements and infrastructure. The new lodge addition, large indoor riding arena and luxury cabins provide the ultimate balance of indulgence and customized adventure for guests from around the world. Public land permits provide access to tens of thousands of acres in the surrounding Routt National Forest. Steamboat Springs, with its world-class skiing, boutique shopping and fine dining is a half-hour drive south of the ranch. Contact Christy Belton.
A tranquil oasis of lush irrigated meadows and cottonwood-lined streams nestled beneath rocky buttes, Table Rock Ranch is one of the finest fly-fishing properties in western Colorado. The extraordinary water, beauty and privacy of this end-of-the-road property are complemented by outstanding accommodations and a convenient location within easy reach of both the Vail Valley and Steamboat Springs resort areas.
Table Rock Ranch is blessed with a unique setting at the mouth of three canyons where streams tumble out of the rugged mountains and combine their flows as they meander alongside fertile meadows. This natural abundance of water has been further accentuated by professional enhancements to make this ranch truly stand out for the amount o
Conveniently bordering a world-class resort town, yet amazingly private and pristine, Slate Creek Ranch boasts an unparalleled combination of stunning scenery, valuable water rights, intact mineral rights, excellent wildlife habitat, public land adjacency, stream-fed ponds, paved road access and usable improvements. From its protected setting along Slate Creek, the 1,180+/- acre ranch features excellent views of the Yampa Valley and Steamboat ski slopes. Encompassing a diverse landscape ranging from irrigated meadows and pastures around the ranch headquarters to oaks, aspen groves and pockets of dark timber up the mountain, this well-cared for ranch has become a sanctuary for wildlife. Although incredibly convenient due to its location w
Offered for sale for the first time in 40 years, the 3,884-acre Deep Creek Ranch in the sought-after Elk River Valley north of Steamboat Springs is diverse with open grassland and alfalfa fields at the southern end of the ranch, irrigated meadows along the easily accessible county road and upland grazing at the northern part of the ranch. Ideally suited for a livestock operation, the ranch has very good cattle handling facilities, excellent fences and numerous ponds and springs. The ranch has been well managed over the last several decades to maximize the production capability without compromising the outstanding elk, deer and bear hunting. The seller has been deliberate about perfecting the water rights, which will convey. The ranch is acc
Tailored for the trout enthusiast seeking the finest private fishing enclave, the centerpiece of the landmark Elk River Ranch is now offered for sale individually. This allows the purchase of all the river and the owners compound without the historic headquarters buildings and the dryland grazing pasture. The 350 acre retreat encompasses the longest private stretch of both banks of the coveted Elk River without a conservation easement. The luxurious custom home is nestled within a cottonwood forest along the riverbank in the heart of the property, resulting in a very secluded and serene setting. Never before offered in this configuration, this property stands out for its river, privacy and proximity to ski resort amenities.
Crowned by an exceptional custom home perched on a bench overlooking the Elk River Valley, this 797 acre ranch is distinguished by its live water, wildlife habitat, luxurious accommodations and spectacular panoramic vistas. The beautiful Elk River flows through the property, providing outstanding fly fishing for a variety of trout. The cottonwood-lined riparian areas are a haven for wildlife including sandhill cranes, great blue herons, bald eagles, sharp-tailed grouse, elk, mule deer, and pronghorn antelope. A sizable tributary, Deep Creek, meanders through another area of the ranch. Historic water rights from both sources provide irrigation for 120 acres of hay meadow. In addition, there are about 500 acres of rolling upland pasture. Loca
Magnificently inspired, the River House Ranch is the perfect fly fishers escape, ideally situated in a distinct and exclusive location. Encompassing 137.4 acres, an abundance of water resources includes frontage on both banks of the Elk River. The ranch is complemented by 55 acres of irrigated land, two aerated lakes exceeding 100,000 square feet of surface area, and extensive landscaping - all of which accentuate the exquisite 7,575 square foot luxury home within a stones throw of river and lakes. The property is a masterwork in which each enhancement serves both purpose and aesthetics. Located just 17 miles north of Steamboat Springs and premier skiing, the River House Ranch is opportune for the discerning investor. Neighboring ranches ar
At the pinnacle of the upper Elk River valley is a unique gentlemans ranch combining exceptional land and extraordinary improvements. Snowy Mountain Ranch is ideally positioned to capture the majestic setting overlooking Steamboat Lake and the surrounding high mountain peaks. The land features a diverse blend of attractive characteristics, with 210+/- acres of beautiful meadows, healthy aspen and timber forests, ponds, wetlands and meandering Willow Creek. With Routt National Forest bordering one side of the property and Steamboat Lake State Park on the other, nearly every conceivable outdoor activity is within easy reach.
The impressive residences are masterfully crafted of quality large-diameter log and stone construction with the highes
Lost Elk Ranch is a picturesque Colorado high country ranch nearly surrounded by national forest featuring excellent wildlife habitat, water resources and luxury improvements. The 1,378 acre J Bar Unit consists of 738 deeded acres plus adjacent 640 acres of state land controlled by the ranch. It is an exceptional wildlife property featuring trophy-caliber elk, mule deer, black bear and an occasional moose. A diverse landscape of aspen groves, dark timber, mountain meadows, sagebrush and creeks flow over multiple drainages, providing excellent habitat and attracting game from surrounding public lands. The ranch has abundant water with three streams, stocked fishing ponds, historic water rights and irrigated meadows. The recently constructed
Brian SmithHall and Hall
$8,750,0006,651.87 acresHayden, CO81639 - Routt County
With over a century of family ownership dating back to 1911, the Frentress Ranch has a long history of production, wildlife and stewardship. The 6,650+/- acre ranch consists of 4,500+/- deeded and 2,155+/- state lease acres, all in one contiguous block encompassing the Yampa River corridor and the rolling countryside to the south. The majority of the ranch has historically been farmed but it is also well suited for grazing and feed production either seasonally or year-round. Conservative estimates of capacity are 350-400 yearlings seasonally or 250-300 cow/calf pairs year-round, and could be higher, especially in wet years. The combination of river bottom, brushy draws and cultivated land provide ideal habitat for mule deer and the ranch is
Situated at the confluence of Beaver Creek and Morrison Creek, the 4F Unit of Lost Elk Ranch features a beautiful mountain setting, excellent wildlife habitat and a lake teeming with trout. The 665 acre ranch encompasses a broad irrigated meadow and numerous gently sloping side drainages with additional pocket meadows, water, aspens and timber. The ranch borders Routt National Forest providing access into additional land for recreation and hunting. The comfortable 1,600 square foot ranch house is complemented by a large garage with shop. Located less than 30 miles south of Steamboat Springs in the secluded upper Morrison Creek valley, the scenic location is bounded by the Gore Range and Sarvice Creek Wilderness to the east and Green Ridge t
Woodchuck Mountain Ranch offers the rare combination of exceptional hunting, a fishing stream, diverse landscape, and adjacency to a wilderness area, along with year-round access and 30-minute proximity to a major ski resort town. Comprised of 2,204 deeded acres, the ranch also holds the grazing lease on 880 acres of adjacent BLM lands bringing the total to 3,084 acres. The property is situated on Morrison Creek near the confluence with the Yampa River, and one mile of the stream flows through the middle of the ranch. East of the creek, the ranch shares three miles of boundary with the Sarvis Creek Wilderness and encompasses several drainages descending to the creek. The land on the west side of the creek is highlighted by a local landmark,
Brian SmithHall and Hall
$5,100,0002,899 acresCounty Road 61, Hayden, CO81639 - Routt County
Bear View Ranch- 2,899+ Acres | Routt County, CO | $5,100,000
Bear View Ranch is a pristine mountain property situated 40 minutes west of Steamboat Springs and only 10 minutes south of the Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN). Yampa Valley Regional Airport has seasonal non-stop service to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, with year-round service to Denver.
The property is located on the north side of the Flattops Mountain Range in North Central Colorado, nestled along the northern slope of the Williams Fork Mountains. Additionally, the Routt National Forest is within 5-10 miles of the property.
This ranch is surrounded by established landowners and 638 acres of BLM land. The undulat
Little Trout Ranch, 3,397 acres of diverse terrain and cover, is located just 20 miles from Steamboat in the State Highway 131 corridor. Surprising is the proximity to Oak Creek (about 1 mile) coupled with the extreme privacy the ranch affords. The ranch has several dramatic draws and ridges which create outstanding wildlife habitat and 100-mile vistas of enormous basins, sandstone cliffs and snow capped mountain ranges in Northwest Colorado. Good ranch roads exist, leading to ponds, springs, and small creeks. Little Trout Ranch is bordered on several sides by smaller (mostly landlocked) BLM parcels and is well suited for big game hunting and year round recreation. Very few parcels of this size are available in Routt County; Little Trout Ra
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$4,000,0001,996 acresCounty Road 29A, Hayden, CO81639 - Routt County
The +/- 1996 acre Green Ranch is rich in area history. With its location and excellent views in all directions, this ranch is sure to fit your "mind's eye". Just imagine 360 degree views of an old homestead, Dunkley Flattops, Steamboat Ski Area and the actual Flattops and the White River National Forest. This private parcel lives big with excellent, 1,258 acres of BLM ground intermixed within very hard to reach areas of the ranch. Privacy is at a premium with this ranch, and good access via maintained county roads, make it private yet very accessible. There are 10 lush acres of river frontage along Hayden Gulch. The live creeks running year-round and the multiple springs on this ranch make improvement of water rights within reach. There
Dax HaydenHayden Outdoors
$3,450,000960 acresToponas, CO80479 - Routt County
Dome Peak Ranch is located in northwest Colorado between the resort areas of Vail and Steamboat Springs near the town of Yampa. The 960-acre private ranch with spectacular scenic vistas and abundant wildlife is comprised of a large very private basin running northwest to southeast and is characterized by open meadows surrounded by evergreen covered ridges and aspen stands. The ranch has been operated as a big game preserve, a horseback recreation area, cattle grazing and a winter recreation area for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Five large ponds are approved and ready to be built as well as irrigated hay meadow to improve. Contact Carl Luppens.
Situated on the south-facing slope of Thorpe Mountain and overlooking Stagecoach Reservoir, the Thorpe Mountain Ranch presents a rare opportunity to acquire a pristine Colorado ranch that has been owned and operated by the same family for nearly 100 years. Located just 20 minutes south of Steamboat Springs, the ranch lies in one of Colorados most desirable locales and is accessible year round via Highway 131. The ranch encompasses almost 1,000 acres and features a diversity of terrain and wild vegetation including grassy meadows and sagebrush glades; giant aspen groves, oak brush draws, and thick alpine fur covered ridges. At an elevation ranging from 7,200 feet to 8,500 feet, Thorpe Mountain Ranch is home to a plethora of wildlife, and boa
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$2,850,0001,135 acres5795 CR 78, Hayden, CO81639 - Routt County
The Shaw Ranch is located 45 minutes northwest of Steamboat Springs and only 20 minutes southeast of the Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN). The town of Hayden is 10 minutes to the Southeast and the town of Craig is located 20 minutes to the southwest.
Hunting and Area attractions:
The Shaw Ranch is located in hunting unit 441 which often coincides with hunting units 4 and 5. The area is well known for the abundance of elk, mule deer, antelope, grouse and multiple species of small game and varmints. Elkhead reservoir is 5 to 10 minutes to the northwest for some great fishing for multiple species of fish. Rafting and tubing on the Yampa River is just a short distance from the ranch. Steamboat Springs is within 45 minutes, w
Highlighted by a scenic setting beneath the highest peaks of the Flat Tops Mountains, this historic ranch has been owned by the same family since it was originally homesteaded. The 800 acre mountain retreat encompasses the headwaters of Cedar Creek and is marked by numerous aspen groves, irrigated meadows, sage pasture, springs and ponds. The ranch features back-door access into the adjacent White River National Forest and the Flat Tops Wilderness Area. This location and habitat make it an excellent wildlife property for elk, mule deer and pronghorn antelope. Modest improvements in the form of several rustic cabins and a barn are nestled into an aspen forest at the headquarters. The property is located between Steamboat Springs and the Vail
Taylor Canyon Ranch, located 14 paved miles north of Steamboat Springs in the coveted Elk River Valley, consists of 133 acres bordering the Routt National Forest. The meticulously maintained improvements include a home built in 1986 overlooking the green fields of the valley, a rustic cabin remodeled in 1995, a historic barn and a small lean-to for horses. Tall cottonwoods line Taylor Creek and follow the paved driveway meandering up the gentle hill to the house. A large, conserved ranch borders to the north and west and the Routt National Forest shares the east boundary. This particular area of the national forest is not easily accessed by the public which translates into added privacy and outstanding hunting opportunities. The two ponds
Lying in the heart of the upper Yampa River Valley in northwestern Colorado, the 570-acre Hartford Ranch is a well-located mountain property offering solid agricultural and recreational values. Positioned just outside of the small town of Phippsburg, the ranch is characterized by its rural surroundings and varied topography consisting of upland sage pasture, irrigated meadows, riparian creek, and sloping hillsides. Hartford Ranch has been historically run as a small self-sustaining cattle ranch supporting up to 50 head year round (or 100 seasonally), and produces up to 100 tons of grass hay with 4 CFS of water rights. Recreational pursuits on the ranch and in the surrounding area are numerous and the ranchs higher draws provide excellent re
Mirr Ranch GroupMirr Ranch Group
$1,499,000133.46 acres6040 RCR 65, Hayden, CO81639 - Routt County
Yampa River Ranch and Water Rights is beautiful property featuring 133.46 acres with a 1/2 mile of riverfront offering good fishing, elk and deer hunting. This ranch offers 50 acres of flood irrigated farm ground and incredible views of the beautiful Yampa River Valley and the Rocky Mountains. Located just 3 miles west of Hayden, Colorado and 27 miles west of Steamboat, this property offers a quiet setting close to one of Colorado's finest Ski Resorts! With an elevation of just 6,300 feet, one gets the benefit of being in the mountains without the extreme cold and the health problems that come with the higher elevations!
The property has a nice log home built in 1978. The home is 2,400 sf feet with 3 bedroom and three baths and a beautiful
Encompassing a secluded mountain valley at the base of Sand Mountain, this picturesque retreat is nearly surrounded by national forest, yet located less than 30 miles from Steamboat Springs. The gently sloping alpine meadows of the 160+/- acre property are cradled by aspen and timber covered hillsides. Several small creeks flow from the forest through the property while cascading through numerous beaver ponds. The rich habitat of the area is home to abundant elk, mule deer, moose, black bear and grouse. Sand Mountain Retreat is bordered by Routt National Forest on three sides, providing a tranquil and private setting with excellent access into adjacent public lands that are difficult for the general public to get to. From the property there
Brian SmithHall and Hall
$900,00050 acres56060 Hannahs Way, Clark, CO80428 - Routt County
The Murphy Larsen Ranch is 1,500 acres of spectacular alpine scenery nestled in the quaint community of Clark, Colorado. It shares a border with the Routt National Forest. The ranch was thoughtfully developed by a family that deeply values conservation; in the 90s, they entered into a local agreement with neighboring ranchers to protect and conserve thousands of acres in the Elk River valley. The results of that joint conservation effort are evident today with attractive working landscapes and ranches of the area. The 11 50-acre homesites each have direct views of the jagged Zirkel Range peaks towering above the verdant meadows across the valley. Most are covered with the aspen trees, whose white trunks provide a stark contrast to the green
Sidney Peak Ranch is a gated 1,500-acre shared-amenity ranch in the sought-after valley floor just south of Steamboat Springs. Central water, miles of groomed equestrian/hiking/biking trails, paved roads, and a comfortable 2 bedroom bunkhouse are part of the amenities shared by 32 owners. Only 7 miles from the slopes, the ranch is home to a professionally managed 32 stall barn and indoor riding arena with on-site horse boarding. The site of a historic homestead, parcel 30 consists of 50 deeded acres nestled in a protected valley with panoramic views across the irrigated hay meadows to the Steamboat Ski area. The property is classified as agricultural land; owners benefit with significantly lower property taxes. Sidney Peak Ranch is an oppor
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$995,00080.92 acres4 Beds | 4 Baths | 3369 sqft34625 Red Dirt Ln, Toponas, CO80479 - Routt County
Fabulous gentleman's ranch. 80+ Acres With Water Rights, Pond, Remodeled chef's dream kitchen, Shop With 14'doors,Walk-in Cooler & Attached 1 Bdrm Apartment & 2nd Shop/Garage (80'x32'). Two Pastures; 5 Stall Horse Barn. Great 360 Degree Views; Blm On 2 Sides! Slate Floors In Entry, Kitchen & Dining. Air Conditioning, Gas Forced Air, Large Wrap Around Deck, Sprinkler System In Yard. Slab Granite, Stained Glass, Wet Bar, New Carpet, Jetted Tub
Joan Harned - Team Black BearKeller Williams Mountain Properties
Storm Mountain Ranch - A Legacy Ranch. Envision a 1,063 acre mountain ranch 3 miles to Steamboat, bordered by Routt National Forest on 3 sides with clear Rocky Mountain water flowing abundantly throughout the ranch, with incredible fishing, wildlife and scenery. As the owner, you, and your most fortunate guests, will enjoy the Hideout Cabin located in a box canyon and private enjoyment of the spectacular June Falls, among towering rock cliffs. The numerous natural attributes of this ranch are simple proof that Mother Nature does indeed play favorites. Additionally - A Legacy Home. Envision a home with two years of careful, daily planning and home design followed by nearly 3 years of home construction with an eye for eve