Wooden Nickel Ranch


Thoreau, New Mexico

640± ACRES


Thoreau, New Mexico

640± ACRES

About this Ranch

Discover the perfect blend of convenience and natural beauty at the 640± acre Wooden Nickel Ranch, ideally located less than 8 minutes south of I-40. This remarkable property offers a rare opportunity to create a legacy in one of New Mexico's premier hunting regions.

Property Features:
Scenic Landscape: The ranch is a captivating mix of large native grass meadows, rolling foothills, and flourishing stands of pinon pine and scrub oak trees. Its serene ponds and strategically placed shooting houses cater to both archers and rifle hunters.
Exceptional Hunting Opportunities: Solely managed for elk and deer, the property is located in Big Game Unit (BGU) 10. The ranch historically receives one mature bull tag and one either-sex archery tag, in addition to over-the-counter landowner tags for mule deer, Merriam turkey, black bear, and mountain lion.
Game Management: The unique game management habitat of Wooden Nickel Ranch includes a well-maintained water system, dirt ponds, and private gated access, all enclosed within a completely fenced perimeter. The ranch’s numerous waterhole blinds and game feeders are renowned for their ability to attract and hold game, often sufficient to fill every tag on the property.
Neighboring Lands: The ranch is bordered by a two large landowner dedicated to trophy management ensuring privacy and a high-quality hunting experience.

Location and Accessibility:
Proximity to Amenities: Thoreau, New Mexico known for Bluewater Lake State Park, is just a short 30-minute drive away from Grants, New Mexico, offering easy access to Walmart, restaurants, medical facilities, shopping, and a G5 capable municipal airport. For broader travel options, Albuquerque is approximately 110± miles from the ranch.
Road Access: Situated on paved Highway 612, the ranch provides straightforward, year-round access to the property.

Experience the unparalleled tranquility and trophy hunting potential of Wooden Nickel Ranch. Whether you are looking to establish a private retreat or a managed hunting operation, this property stands ready to deliver exceptional value and unforgettable outdoor adventures.

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Property Details

Price: $1,440,000

TBD Highway 612
Thoreau, New Mexico

Acres: 640±


  • Historically receives one mature bull tag and one either-sex archery tag
  • over-the-counter landowner tags for mule deer, Merriam turkey, black bear, and mountain lion
  • Fenced Perimeter
  • 2 Wells
  • Ponds

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