About this Ranch
Big Alder Creek Ranch is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own your own piece of wilderness with outstanding views. Located at 7,400 feet and stretching up to 8,000 feet in elevation, this 1,222± acre property is very secluded and is bordered by the Gunnison National Forest on 2.5 sides. The property is located just a short 2.5-hour drive from an airport (Aspen, Grand Junction, or Montrose). An abundance of elk, and the occasional moose, in the area, leads to a significant return of repeat hunters, which means extra income or guest hunting for you and your friends. Hubbard Creek runs through the corner of the property and numerous seasonal creeks and big ponds that allow for grazing of 140+ cow/calf pairs for about 4.5 months of the summer season. Fenced, cross fence and corral, making it easy to manage. The Paonia, Colorado land for sale has three cabins throughout the property, all off-grid, and gives you that historic feel of the turn of the century. Endless miles of snowmobiling and four-wheeler trails in the area for even more enjoyment.
Big Alder Creek Ranch is an outdoorsman's paradise; the Mule deer and Boone & Crocket black bears are trophy potential, and countless substantial elk herds call this property home. Shiras moose abound, and almost daily hanging out in the alder thickets, this ranch is one of the most coveted moose spots in the state with an amazing habitat. Over three miles of live water makes this one of the biggest havens that lure game in from afar. Located in game management unit 521, well known for producing tons of elk with the genetics and phenomenal feed that this property has to offer and the solitude to grow mature bulls. Big Alder Creek Ranch backs up to the Gunnison National Forest with nearly 1 million acres of public ground. Other species found on the ranch include Merriam turkey, bobcats, mountain lion, and grouse.