- Updated On:
- June 7, 2021
- 648 Acres
Hunting & Recreational Ranch For Sale in Cannon City, CO
Canon City recreational ranch for sale surrounded by BLM on 3 sides and located on a county gravel road. Experience Rocky Mountain mule deer hunting on 648 acres located in scenic Shaws Park and only 8 mile to Canon City, Colorado.This Fremont County ranch boasts some of the finest mule deer hunting with easy access to thousands of acres of adjoining BLM lands. Located in a really scenic valley a short 50 miles from Colorado Springs, the parcel has views of Sangre De Cristo Mountains and the local mountain ranges surrounding it.The ranch is easily sub- dividable if you are desiring a family ranch with individual parcels and homesites.The private mountain setting provides numerous cabin sites and would be a great place to entertain your hunting friends and recreational enthusiasts.
CANON VALLEY RANCH WEST – CANON CITY, COLORADO
Canon Valley Ranch West is one of the more desirable and accessible low elevation ranch parcels remaining along the Front Range. This 648+ acre ranch offers great privacy and seclusion with almost the entire parcel being gentle and usable land. The land also benefits greatly from being located in a very mild temperate climate. Access to the ranch is via a county gravel road with this ranch being the last private parcel on the road.The views from this ranch are very soothing of the scenic mountain valley in which it is located, and of all of the surrounding mountains and red rock covered hillsides.You can even enjoy a little glimpse of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains from a few of the elevated building sites, along with a few glimpses of Pikes Peak.
Recreational Land Description
Cañon Valley Ranch West is surrounded by BLM land on 3 sides with almost 5 miles of BLM border. The land is framed by inspiring red rock buttes and scenic red rock formations towering above the hillsides in the adjacent BLM land and seasonal Wilson Creek flows through the northern portion of the ranch. There is an old quarry on the ranch which was previously leased for red clay extraction. The land is covered with juniper and piñon trees with generous meadow space for endless recreational activities or horse facilities. The seasonal creek bottoms are lined with some majestic cottonwood trees providing some summer shade.Elevations range from 6300′ on the timbered hillsides which border BLM lands down to 6000′ feet elevation along the creek bottom. Enjoy year around comfort with the low humidity in this comfortable semi-arid climate. You can enjoy an average of 260 days of sunshine per year with average July high temperatures around 86 degrees, and January high temperatures averaging in the mid- 40’s. With only 74 days of precipitation,13 inches of average annual rainfall, and 43 inches of annual snowfall, this ranch will provide you with comfortable year round living. The property is easily accessible year-around by a county maintained road.
Location – 1 hour from Colorado Springs -10 Minutes to Canon City Colorado
Canon Valley Ranch West is conveniently located just 1 hour southwest of Colorado Springs and just 3 miles north of State Highway 50, on Fremont County Road 69. The ranch is only 10 minutes from Cañon City, 2 hours from Denver, 1 ½ hours to Monarch ski resort, and approximately 2 hours to world class skiing in Breckenridge. Cañon City offers all the essential amenities you might need including a hospital, BLM land offices, and all of the major big box retail stores.
Recreational Opportunities- Endless
Ideal for year-around outdoor activities, Cañon Valley Ranch West offers trophy mule deer hunting, hiking, horseback riding, ATV-ing, dirt biking and more on this private 648 acre property. Nearby recreation venues include the Royal Gorge and Royal Gorge train ride for an amazing scenic and dining experience. You can also enjoy rafting and fly fishing trips in the nearby Arkansas River which is less than 10 minutes from the ranch. The adjacent BLM lands include thousands of acres of trails for ATV and horse riding, and miles of hiking trails and trout fishing in Four Mile Creek. This ranch can provide unlimited recreational opportunities.
Canon Valley Ranch West does not own any water rights. Colorado law does allow an owner to drill a well on parcels greater than 35 acres in size which could allow for numerous wells if the owner decided to create separate parcels. Any mineral rights owned by Canon Valley Ranch Ranch West will be conveyed with the property.
Cañon Valley Ranch West is zoned agricultural resulting in low property taxes. Fremont County also has reasonable building requirements, especially for agricultural buildings. Electric utility lines run through the property providing you the ability to tap into power at many sites within the ranch. Subdividing the parcel is possible due to the county road access along the entire property and the favorable terrain which contains multiple private building sites.
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Listing ID: 05106-64869