Maverick Valley Ranch


Dulce, New Mexico



Dulce, New Mexico


About this Ranch

Explore Maverick Valley Ranch: 97± Acres of Prime Hunting Land in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

Welcome to Maverick Valley Ranch, where the spirit of the wild thrives on 97± acres of prime hunting land. This exceptional property, surrounded by 152,000± acres of Carson National Forest and neighboring the prestigious Jicarilla Indian Reservation, is a true outdoorsman’s dream in Rio Arriba County’s renowned Big Game Unit 2b.

Key Features:
Expansive Acreage: 97± acres of prime hunting land
Prime Location: Surrounded by 152,000± acres of Carson National Forest & Neighboring the prestigious Jicarilla Indian Reservation
Renowned Hunting Grounds: Located in NM Big Game Unit 2b, Rio Arriba County
Superior Wildlife Habitat: Boone & Crockett recognition for record-breaking mule deer
Comfortable Living: 3-bedroom, 1-bathroom stucco cabin with modern amenities
Convenient Access: Year-round access at 7,100 ft elevation

Maverick Valley Ranch is located in the heart of Rio Arriba County, this area is famed for its outstanding mule deer genetics, with Boone & Crockett recognizing Rio Arriba County for producing top-tier typical and non-typical mule deer. The elk population is robust, with estimates between 2,300 and 2,900, boasting a 35 bull to 100 cow ratio. Maverick Valley Ranch is truly a big game hunter’s paradise.

The ranch's diverse terrain, featuring tall ponderosa and spruce trees, provides excellent cover for game and ample feed and water sources. It's not uncommon to witness hundreds of elk descending to drink from the ponds, or to spot impressive bucks roaming the hillsides—some of which are potential Boone & Crockett contenders. From the cabin porch, you can watch the wildlife activity unfold each evening in the meadow, creating unforgettable experiences.

Historically, the ranch has been allocated 2 private land mule deer buck tags for any legal sporting arm, 1 archery mule deer buck tag, and 1 unit-wide either sex archery elk tag. Additionally, turkey, bear, and mountain lion tags are available over-the-counter.

For more detailed information on rules, fees, and application procedures, you can refer to the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish website or their annual hunting regulations booklet.

The ranch house is a cozy 3-bedroom, 1-bathroom stucco cabin, equipped with modern amenities and offering stunning views right from the living room. Conveniently located just a 10±-minute drive from Highway 64 and a short 25±-minute drive to Dulce, NM, Maverick Valley Ranch provides year-round access at an elevation of 7,100 ft.

Opportunities to own a property like Maverick Valley Ranch are increasingly rare. Whether you're a passionate hunter or simply seeking a serene retreat, this ranch is a dream come true.

Maverick Valley Ranch is ideally located in Dulce, New Mexico, a town known for its rich Native American culture and stunning landscapes. Situated in Rio Arriba County, the ranch benefits from easy access to key areas and recreational activities. The nearest airport is the Durango-La Plata County Airport, approximately 100 miles away, offering convenient travel options for private and commercial flights. For those seeking a blend of urban amenities and cultural experiences, Santa Fe is a two-hour drive to the southeast, while Albuquerque is about three hours away. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity to the renowned Taos Ski Valley, which is a scenic two-and-a-half-hour drive from the ranch. Additionally, the nearby Navajo Lake State Park offers excellent opportunities for boating, fishing, and camping, making Maverick Valley Ranch not only a prime hunting location but also a gateway to a wide array of recreational activities.

Don’t miss this chance to own a piece of New Mexico’s premier hunting land. Contact us today to schedule a viewing or learn more about Maverick Valley Ranch. Subscribe to our newsletter for the latest listings and updates and share this incredible opportunity with fellow outdoor enthusiasts. Reach out now and make Maverick Valley Ranch your own hunting retreat!

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Property Details

Price: $975,000

000 FS 301L
Dulce, New Mexico

Acres: 97±


  • 3 Bedroom Ranch House
  • Area known for Boone & Crockett Mule Deer
  • 35:100 Elk Ratio

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