About this Ranch
Pagosa Springs Ranch is a piece of the true west, nestled in the San Juan Mountain Range. The skyline is home to some of the west’s most majestic peaks, Pagosa Peak, Cherry Cairn, Saddle Mountain, Toner Mountain, Baldy, and North Mountains just to name a few. Pagosa Springs Ranch lives up to its name with the 1,565± deeded acres located in the world-famous San Juan River Basin. Recreation is everywhere you look.
Fishing in the area is a question of picking a direction, with high mountain reservoirs such as Williams Creek, Navajo, Lake Capote, Nighthorse, and Echo Canyon Lake. The stream and river fishing surrounding the ranch is second to none, home of the famous Piedra River, West Fork of the San Juan River, Williams Creek, Four Mile Creek, and one of the United States’ highest-rated trout fisheries the San Juan River below the Navajo Dam. All these fisheries offer what many anglers dream of in a western trout fishery - spectacular views, unbelievable settings, and exceptional trout populations.
When it comes to western Big Game Hunting, few properties offer the quality of hunting with the proximity to lifestyle benefits. With the ranch’s natural terrain, numerous drainages, and exceptional habitat, the ranch attracts and holds the resident and migratory big game populations that call GMU 771 home. The exceptional location starts with protected access off, year around maintained County Road 700 and is coupled with an elevation change on the ranch starting at 7,200’ to a peak topping 8,400’ surrounded by a high alpine plateau. The natural habitat and terrain of this ranch enhance these big game species to both come to and stay on the ranch. Located in historic migration corridors, the ranch hosts an outstanding variety of game species and numbers. It is easy to understand why with these benefits the Pagosa Springs Ranch offers some of the best game hunting GMU 771 has to offer.
All the natural beauty, terrain, and habitat only add to what this region offers future owners. The ranch gate sits roughly 20 miles from downtown Pagosa Springs, one of Colorado’s best up-and-coming recreational communities. Pagosa Springs offers the un-equaled natural hot springs, world-class powder skiing days in the deep snow of Wolf Creek Ski Area, shopping, medical, great restaurants, festivals, hot air balloons, golf, and cool summer temperatures. All of these are accessed easily by car as well as by air. Durango International Airport, 45 minutes to the west, supplies access from anywhere, and in Pagosa Springs is the world-class private 8,100’ foot runway and FBO of Stevens Field.
Few western ranches offer the raw footprint the Pagosa Springs Ranch has to offer. Location, views, terrain, access, beauty, cool summers, and mild winters. If you are searching for an exceptional western recreation ranch, Pagosa Springs Ranch is one worth a much closer inspection.