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Ranch Creek Valley

377± Acres
$ 1,450,000

Ranch Creek Valley is a secluded 377± acre mountain ranch bordered by the United States Forest Service Indian Peaks Wilderness Area to the east and the James Peak Protection Area to the south. A true sportsmen’s paradise with abundant wildlife and big game including mule deer, elk, bear and moose along with ⅔ mile of virgin riparian Ranch Creek creating ideal habitat for Brook Trout and the native Colorado River Cutthroat Trout. The ranch also grants spectacular views of Mt. Epworth, James Peak, Byers Peak, and the Never Summer Range and all within a 15-20 minute drive to the resort towns of Fraser and Winter Park, Colorado.

Spectacular Mountain Views

Recreation & Operations

The ranch has abundant live water and water resources for all kinds of wildlife and big game and is bordered to the east by the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area and to the south by the James Peak Protection Area of the US Forest Service. Whether you enjoy hiking, hunting, fishing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, horseback riding, mountain biking, or atving, this ranch has something to offer. The exceptional setting and conservation values, in addition to its unique location, would make it an excellent candidate for a conservation easement.

Ranch Creek Valley has been enrolled in a forestry plan with the Colorado State Forest Service since 1995. The primary reasons for the plan were to implement a process and procedure to help maintain and enhance the forest health as well as preserve the riparian area of Ranch Creek.

The property is currently classified as forest agriculture with Grand County and because of that, the property taxes are minimal at $189.16 per year. The next owner may choose to remove the property from the forestry program if they choose to do so.

Great Wildlife Habitat
Hunting & Fishing
Pristine Location
SOLD
  • Trout fishing

    Timber sidelines creek

    Ranch Creek full of Brook Trout and the native Colorado River Cutthroat Trout
    Some of the best trout fish are stocked in Ranch Creek which breaks up the timber
  • Endless opportunity

    Indian Peak Wilderness Area

    Steps away from Indian Peak Wilderness Area
    Colorado Mountain ranch bordered by the United States Forest Service Indian Peaks Wilderness Area with abundant wildlife and big game including mule deer, elk, bear and moose.
  • Endless activities

    Hike around ranch

    Hike across the creek and through the meadow
    Whether you enjoy hiking, hunting, fishing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, horseback riding, mountain biking, or atving, this Colorado Ranch has something to offer.
  • Ranch Creek Valley

    Quiet Shallow Fishery

    Lush meadow all around
    Slow moving fishery moves through nice lush meadow with a few pine trees here and there makes a peaceful setting on this Colorado Ranch.
  • timber on bordering meadow

    Lush meadow with creek

    Shallow creek running through a lush meadow
    Lush meadow with a fishery running through and sets away from thick timber for outstanding hunting opportunities
  • Lots of pine trees

    Creek exiting the timber

    Pine tree in the distance with a creek
    Quiet creek exiting the timber and running through this Colorado Ranch
  • access year around

    Plow away fresh snow

    Fresh snowfall needs plowed away for winter access
    Some Colorado Ranches allow year around access, with a machine that allows an individual to plow away the fresh snowfall, winter access is available
  • quiet roadway

    Roadway through Ranch

    Stream next to roadway running through timber
    Drive through Colorado Ranches and take in the scenery, stream running next to road that leads you through thick timber
  • Creek and Forest

    Shallow Creek

    Quiet shallow creek running through pine trees
    Ranches in Colorado include a shallow fishery in the median of lush meadow with a few pine trees
  • timber skirting the creek

    Ranch Creek Valley

    Creek running through some timber
    This Colorado Ranch includes a creek full of trouts and a great habitat for wildlife to fill hunting needs
  • Timber all around

    Adventure Ahead

    Trails leading through the timber
    Ranches in Colorado have amazing freedom that allows an individual to breath in the fresh air with taking a trail leading through the timber into the wide open and up into the mountain full of more timber
  • Creek and timber

    Peacefully Scene

    Hike up to the creek
    Colorado Ranches allow for hiking that will lead up to a quiet creek full of fish and pine trees surrounding the creek
  • all in one area

    Creek running through pine trees

    Fishing in the creek or hunt in the timber
    On this Colorado Ranch you have the opportunity to fish in the creek that runs through the timber which is great habitat for wildlife to hunt
  • forest covers mountain side

    Overlooking beautiful mountains

    Blooming flowers and in the distance mountains covered in timber
    Ranches in Colorado such as this one offers stunning views of Mt. Epworth, James Peak, Byers Peak, and the Never Summer Range
  • pine trees covering property

    Road leading into Ranch

    Nice quiet road winding through pine trees
    Colorado Ranches set in a pristine location with pine trees wide and far which makes for amazing habitat for mule deer, elk, bear and moose.
  • perfect timber for wildlife

    Timber covers the rolling mountains

    Timber offers great habitat for wildlife
    Colorado Ranch near Winter Park is covered in pine trees which makes for great habitat for the wildlife and that makes for some great hunting.
  • Timber covered mountain

    Valley sits below beautiful mountain

    Winter Park & Fraser Valley sits below mountain covered in timber
    Colorado Ranch near Winter Park overlooks the Valley below and an amazing mountain in the distance.
  • Trout fishing
  • Endless opportunity
  • Endless activities
  • Ranch Creek Valley
  • timber on bordering meadow
  • Lots of pine trees
  • access year around
  • quiet roadway
  • Creek and Forest
  • timber skirting the creek
  • Timber all around
  • Creek and timber
  • all in one area
  • forest covers mountain side
  • pine trees covering property
  • perfect timber for wildlife
  • Timber covered mountain

Fraser, CO

Winter Park and the Fraser Valley is a year-round mountain destination resort in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains with breathtaking scenery just 67 miles from Denver. The resort towns of Fraser and Winter Park are tucked against the Continental Divide ensuring dependable snow all winter long and two ski resorts. Once-in-a-lifetime activities like back country snowcat ski tours, hot air ballooning, and snowmobiling all within arms reach. Summer time here is just as beautiful as winter and offers everything from hiking and mountain biking to rafting and fishing. A great deal of locals claim, "they came for the winter, but stayed for the summer."

“Buy land, they're not making it anymore.” — Mark Twain
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