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VB Canyon Ranch

Trinidad, Colorado (Las Animas County)
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10,155 +/- Deeded Acres

VB Canyon Ranch offers quality hunting and cattle grazing in Purgatoire River Breaks country in southeastern Colorado.

Featuring
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  • Approximately 10,155 deeded acres
  • Includes 1,869 Colorado State Lease Acres
  • Over 6 miles of both sides of the Purgatoire River and Van Bremmer Canyon
  • Excellent mule deer, antelope, and turkey hunting
  • Property enjoys a mix of open grasslands and deep canyons
  • Includes a modest home and bunkhouse
  • Rated for 250 mother cows year-round
  • Perimeter fenced and cross-fenced
Introduction
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VB Canyon Ranch, at 10,155+/- deeded acres, offers quality hunting and cattle grazing in Purgatoire River Breaks country in southeastern Colorado. Located in central Las Animas County, the ranch includes approximately 1,869 Colorado State Lease acres. In normal moisture years, the carrying capacity is 250 mother cows year-round. The property is perimeter and pasture fenced. Mule deer, antelope, and turkey hunting are excellent. The ranch enjoys terrific views of the Spanish Peaks, Fisher’s Peak and the Sangre De Cristo range, and the rimrock/canyon scenery on the property is stunning. There is a modest home and a bunkhouse on the ranch.

Lay of the Land
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VB Canyon Ranch is a mostly open, protein-rich, native, short-grass prairie ranch.  Approximately 30% of the property is comprised of over 6 miles of picturesque canyons created by the Purgatoire and Van Bremmer drainages.  The canyon slopes are well covered with pinon and juniper trees, providing protective cover for stock and wildlife.

The property enjoys fabulous unencumbered views of the snow-capped Spanish Peaks and Sangre De Cristo Range.

Improvements

There is a modest, serviceable brick home on the property currently occupied by the ranch manager.  There is also a serviceable bunkhouse on the ranch.  The property is fenced and pasture fenced, and enjoys adequate stock water through windmills and natural creek water in the canyons.  Two-track roads traverse most sections of the ranch.

Location

VB Canyon Ranch is situated in central Las Animas County in southeastern Colorado.  Trinidad, Colorado, with all commercial services, is about 30 minutes away.  Denver is about a 3.5 hour drive to the north.

Climate

  • Average Annual Rainfall: 17 inches
  • Average Annual Snowfall: 42 inches
  • Average Winter High Temperatures: Upper 40s to low 50s
  • Average Summer Temperatures: Upper 80s
  • Days of Sunshine per year: 300+
Sporting Features
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Hunting

VB Canyon Ranch offers excellent mule deer, antelope and turkey hunting.  180+ mule deer are not uncommon in this country.  Boone and Crockett antelope are routinely killed on the ranch.  There is a large, sustained and huntable population of Merriams turkeys on the ranch.

Ranch Attributes
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Investment Value

VB Canyon Ranch is an excellent value as a cattle ranch.  With a carrying capacity of 250 mother cows year-round, this is one of the few cattle ranches on the market that offers a compelling return in relation to price.  Simply, the property will “pencil,” or make economic sense, based on cattle grazing alone.  Factoring in the hunting/wildlife value, Gutierrez offers a genuinely sound investment opportunity.

Ranch Operations

VB Canyon Ranch is a solid cattle ranch with adequate fencing and stock water. The ranch is rated for 250 mother cows. Dominant grasses are Blue Grama and Buffalo Grass. The treed canyon country provides protective cover during rare winter storms.

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