2251 County Road 179

Hamilton CO, 81638


Very rare opportunity to own (+/-) 2199 private acres of choice elk hunting land in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Many consider this to be the elk hunting capital of the world! Moffat County, Colorado boasts two of the largest migratory elk herds in North America as well as being a premiere hunting hot spot for mule deer, bear, mountain lion, and a variety of small game. With an Upper Main Log cabin, lower original homestead cabin and 40x60 Metal Shop/Barn, this mass of land will provide the all of the necessities from operating a cattle ranch, to running a world class hunting retreat. The property elevations range from 7300 feet to 8400 feet. Vegetation consists of Aspens, Oak Brush, Sage and (+/-) 90 acres of grass pasture. Elk and deer migrate from the oaks and aspens to the pastures during the evenings. Spring Gulch Ranch offers one of Colorados most sought after commodity WATER. Earthen dams, tanks, and ponds are located throughout the property capturing seasonal water and natural water from the numerous springs found on Spring Gulch Ranch. Yet another reason elk and deer trek to this ranch. Lower ponds offer the bonus of year-round trout fishing! The owners of Spring Gulch Ranch over the years have created a network of 4x4/UTV roads that provide access to a majority of the property and ranch. Historically and presently operating as a cattle ranch, the ranch is fenced and cross fenced. The ranch is ready to operate as a turn-key cattle ranch. Spring Gulch is located in Colorado Parks and Wildlife Game Management Unit 13. GMU 13 and its surrounding GMUs contain the worlds largest Rocky Mountain Elk Herd. CPWs 2015 estimated post hunt elk population for this GMU 13 and its surrounding GMUs is 41,350 animals. Considering that the entire state of Arizona is home to a total of 35,000 and neighboring Utahs elk herd is estimated elk population is 68,000 elk, the concentration of elk located on the Spring Gulch Ranch and surrounding GMUs is almost unbelievable! The advantage of being located in such a high density of elk is that the CPW is liberal with the allocation of elk tags over the counter tags are available for Archery and 2nd & 3rd Rifle Seasons. Muzzleloader and 1st Rifle season can be drawn with zero to 2 preference points. A bonus is that GMU 13 is a B-Unit, giving hunters the availability of harvesting an additional cow elk! Owner/owners, guests, or clients will have excellent opportunities harvesting elk or simply viewing elk on Spring Gulch Ranch. Mule


Listing TypeFor Sale
StyleFarm or Ranch
Days On Site508


SQ Feet3,426
Story(s)1 Story
Water FrontYes
Property ViewYes

Additional Information

HeatingWood Stove
Interior FeaturesOther
Available AmenitiesElectricity,Phone Near
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Area Information
Zip Code81638
AreaOther Area
Middle SchoolOpen Enrollment
High SchoolOpen Enrollment
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Listing Updated: 10/26/2020
Blayne St. James LogoMLS Number: 758659
Listing Provided By:
Blayne St. James  of  St. James Sporting Properties

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