About this Ranch
Welcome to Nourse Creek Ranch, a captivating 1,033± acre retreat nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of Lake City, Colorado. Located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, this exclusive ranch on the Lake Fork River invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey where world-class landscapes meet unmatched opportunities for outdoor recreation and a chance to reconnect with the great outdoors.
For outdoor enthusiasts, this world-class location offers a true paradise. Situated in the charming town of Lake City, Colorado, renowned for its friendly community and rich mining history, the ranch provides year round access and an abundance of outdoor activities to enjoy Nourse Creek Ranch is blessed with the soothing presence of live water, with meandering streams of Devils Creek and Nourse Creek, as well as the world-renowned trout fishery of the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, creating a spectacular atmosphere in the tranquil Alpine Ranch setting. Anglers will delight in the pristine trout lakes, teeming with the elusive and prized Golden Cutthroat trout. With over 500± miles of public stream in Hinsdale County and 17 Alpine trout lakes, this ranch is truly a haven for fishing enthusiasts.
For those seeking a hunting and wildlife adventure, Nourse Creek Ranch offers a rare opportunity, nestled directly between two of the most spectacular wilderness areas, the Powderhorn Wilderness and the Big Blue Wilderness. With a vast expanse of 62,000± acres and 103,000± acres respectively, adventure truly awaits out both the front and back doors. The protected views of these adjacent wilderness areas provide extensive horse and hiking trails, trout lakes, exceptional wildlife, and an opportunity to immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of nature.
The skyline of the ranch and the basin are graced with several majestic 13,000' and 14,000’ peaks, including the awe-inspiring Uncompahgre Peak, Crystal Peak, Wetterhorn Peak, Matterhorn Peak, Red Cloud Peak, and Handies Peak, to name just a few. These towering summits create an unforgettable backdrop in every direction, painting the landscape with breathtaking vistas.
The ranch offers an array of very comfortable and usable improvements that promise a seamless transition into the idyllic mountain lifestyle. From the charming 1-bedroom off-grid Wilderness High Cabin, where the allure of untouched nature meets modern comfort, to the quaint and well-furnished log cabin and pond on the lower ranch, every dwelling exudes warmth and tranquility. The fully insulated and heated oversized garage and additional shop ensure practicality and convenience to protect and enjoy the toys, while the ranch barn stands as a testament to the property's versatility. With these thoughtfully designed and meticulously crafted improvements, the ranch provides an inviting and functional footprint from the very first day, offering the perfect setting to relish in the abundant delights of ranch life.
Endless exploration awaits at Nourse Creek Ranch. Whether you seek an adrenaline-pumping elk hunting expedition, a peaceful fishing excursion, or simply wish to explore the vast expanse of the property's unspoiled wilderness, this ranch offers boundless opportunities for adventure and exploration. Embrace the grandeur of nature and the tranquility of mountain living at Nourse Creek Ranch, where cherished memories are waiting to be created amidst Colorado's most remarkable landscapes.
7010 N Highway 149
Lake City, CO
Live Water, Hunting, Fishing, Cabin, Oversized Shop
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