This Byers Canyon Ranch offers overs a rare opportunity to own more than 1,600 feet of the Colorado River and access to public lands, just outside the town of Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado.
The spacious cabin provides 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a large loft, a 2-car garage and a wood-burning fireplace with stone chimney. The well-maintained log cabin was remodeled in 2010. It features stainless steel appliances, natural finishes, wood floors, log beams, a wood ceiling and a deck overlooking the river. The cabin, which sits on top of the hillside, makes a great weekend retreat for family or guests, with its inspiring views of Byers Canyon, down to the river and the Continental Divide, toward the town of Granby.
The predominantly wooded 173 acres of the southern parcel allows for limited hunting along with magnificent views of the Continental Divide and the Gore Range. This parcel also offers multiple desirable building envelopes should the next owner decide to build their mountain dream home. In total, Byers Canyon Ranch includes 173 acres of mountain landscape, complete with over 1,600 feet of the Colorado River and expansive vistas of the Continental Divide and Gore Range Mountains.
Wildlife and Recreation
Rarely does a property come on the market allowing you to own such a large and pristine portion of the Colorado River. The sections of river directly above and below this ranch’s property have been designated Gold Medal Waters by Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Rainbow and Brown Trout are abundant on this ranch’s stretch of the Colorado River and are frequently seen sipping the most recent aquatic bug hatch. The ranch also has access to Colorado State land as well as Bureau of Land Management land less than one mile up County Road 20 toward the Parshall Divide.
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO
Byers Canyon Ranch is located just outside the town of Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado. The town of Hot Sulphur is the county seat of Grand County, though it is better known for the healing waters of its natural hot springs. Seven natural springs flow throughout the canyon along a portion of the town’s stretch of the Colorado River. Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa has built 21 pools with water temperatures ranging from 95-112 degrees. The soothing waters are rich in calcium, magnesium, silica and potassium, just to name a few of the natural minerals you can unwind and soak in by either dropping in or owning an annual pass. In addition to hot springs, Hot Sulphur Springs offers spectacular hiking, mountain biking, rafting, birding, wildlife viewing and hunting, as well as fishing on Gold Medal Waters. Hot Sulphur Springs’ Town Park and Pioneer Park provide paths and a pedestrian bridge to stroll along the Colorado River. The parks offer barbeque grills and picnic tables, volleyball, horseshoe, and disc golf. Pioneer Village Museum’s 19th century schoolhouse showcases the history of the town, originally used for hunting by passing Ute and Arapahoe tribes, and then made popular by two Norwegians who created the first Winter Carnival, complete with a ski jump.