Located in the majestic North Fork Valley equidistant between Aspen and Telluride and just west of Gunnison, Colorado
Comfortable and rustically elegant, the interiors at Smith Fork Ranch reveal the owner’s appreciation for the great traditions of the American West
Two miles of private fishing on the Smith Fork of the Gunnison River, an additional private stream, and several ponds
Overlooking the West Elk Range of the Rocky Mountains, the property is surrounded by the Gunnison National Forest
Needle Rock Natural Area can be viewed from the home which rests beneath the Ragged and West Elk Ranges to the east, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park to the south, and the Grand Mesa to the north
Luxurious improvements including one main residence, two guest residences, a lovingly restored lodge, three cabins, post and beam barn with apartments and stalls, and staff housing
Custom-designed and hand-made pieces mix with American Primitive antiques, art, rugs, and accessories from leading western and Native American artisans
12,740 acres / 20 square miles of pristine alpine terrain within Utah’s famed Wasatch Mountains, featuring elevations ranging from 4,820 to 9,570 feet
Located just 35 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City and the Salt Lake International Airport, the ranch is also 15 minutes from downtown Ogden and 10 minutes from the world class Snowbasin Resort.
The ranch, combined with the adjacent National Forest, has a continuous ridgeline of 11 miles that includes 24 peaks, 15 bowls and cirques, plus a 4,600 foot vertical rise.
Stunning scenery includes alpine, subalpine, montane forests, gambel oak woodlands, sagebrush, steppe, meadows/pasture and riparian areas.
25 miles of boundary within the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest provides additional recreational opportunities including heli-skiing.
Potential uses include a private year-round club, a destination resort, or alpine retreat.
Eleven creeks weave through the ranch for 35 miles from their alpine origin to the Weber River, 80 miles of hiking, mountain biking, ATV, and equestrian trails.
Average annual snowfall of 400+ inches
Unique geological features include the Deep Creek & Line Creek gorges plus an alpine glacier.
Currently zoned for one residential dwelling per /160 acres, the ranch is also considered a candidate for a master planned development (MPD) under Morgan County’s Forestry and also Multiple Use with options to include within Resort Special District (RSD) ordinance.
A private wildlife preserve provides big game hunting within a Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit (CWMU) with permits for mule deer, elk and moose.
5,815 +/- deeded acres with adjoining 9,760 acre +/- BLM lease and 792 acres State lease
3,150 acres of hay meadows and pastures irrigated by historic water rights consisting of 251 cfs and 936 acre feet of storage in Butte Reservoir
Excellent fly-fishing along 4.3 miles of the North Platte River, 5 miles of Beaver Creek, .9 miles of the Roaring Fork River, and .5 miles of Hell Creek, and adjoins Gold Medal waters on three separate lakes within the Delaney Butte Lakes State Wildlife Area
Conservation easement with The Nature Conservancy on 3,735 acres of the ranch
Estimated carrying capacity of 925 cow/calf pairs
Numerous functional improvements with remodeled main residence, new manager’s home, two story owner/manager’s home, manufactured homes, historic barns, outbuildings, and corrals
Situated just 7 miles from Walden along county maintained roads, and easy access to world class skiing including one hour from Steamboat Springs, 1.5 hours from Winter Park and just under 3 hours from Denver, Colorado
Level topography along the North Park valley floor situated at an average of 8,000′ above sea level
The 525 deeded acres is in two parcels and includes a restored log home, bunkhouse, barn and corrals set within in the Yampa River Canyon beneath Castle Rock, Colorado.
The improvements are surrounded by lush irrigated hay fields, cottonwood trees, and an orchard adjoining sandy beaches along Colorado’s Yampa River.
The ranch is complemented by an approximately 30,000 acre federal “grazing right” that runs some 17 miles east-west and 6-7 miles north-south along the Yampa River and the surrounding Yampa Bench perfect for a cattle operation.
Your secluded backyard includes miles of river, canyons, crags, cliffs, scenic panoramas and intriguing archeological sites.
Hikes along the river and shady side canyons reveal ancient fossils, prehistoric Native American ruins, as well as waterfalls and clear creeks tumbling out of narrow gorges sheltering hidden Colorado oases.
The ranch is located in the highly coveted hunting Unit 10 and is rated as one of the best trophy elk and mule deer areas in the United States and class III and IV rapids are right out your door.
The Halleck Canyon Ranch is well known for great yearling gains and excellent summer pasture consisting of hardy short growing season grasses.
Halleck Canyon is a very diverse property, with lots of great habitat for mule deer and elk in the drainages and rock outcroppings.
Located in a premier elk area for the state, Area 7
The short growing season and easterly aspect typically provide more moisture and faster growing grass then much of the surrounding area. The Halleck Canyon Ranch is a very productive working ranch, combining all the valuable attributes that investment minded buyer seeks.
Deer and antelope tags are easily available for the ranch
Situated reasonably close to Torrington Livestock Market, which allows cattlemen easy access to a valuable market place and a close proximity to many large feedlots
The ranch offers rangeland, deep canyons, rock outcroppings stunning vistas, and recreational attributes.
Halleck Canyon Ranch benefits from numerous live water creeks that traverse the property in several different locations.
550 acres of irrigated land producing over 2,000 tons of alfalfa hay
The 6,970 deeded acres combined with the large grazing public land permits, (7,200 AUM’s on BLM/State and 807 pairs on National Forest), creates a self sustaining operation producing high quality beef cattle.
Numerous recreational features include Utah trophy hunting for elk and mule deer, hiking in the adjoining National Park and along the slopes of the Henry Mountains, and enjoying one of the very few free-roaming bison herds in the US.
This turnkey opportunity includes current cattle herd, equipment, hay and tree inventory, main home, numerous guest and employee homes, historic cabins, and cattle handling facilities.