Buzzard Creek Ranch is situated on the western slope of Colorado, just outside of the small town of Collbran. The surrounding area is an outdoor enthusiasts dream. Enjoy downhill skiing at Powderhorn Mountain Resort, camping on the Grand Mesa, fishing in Vega State Reservoir, horseback riding the numerous trails in the area and of course big game hunting for elk, mule deer and bear on your own private hunting retreat. Hunting: The elk hunting on the ranch is nothing short of incredible. This region of Colorado is known for its high elk populations offering hunters an excellent chance of harvesting both bull and cow elk.Opportunities to harvest 2 elk per hunter are possible; unit 421 is classified as a List B unit which means depending on the season you are hunting, a hunter can harvest an additional antlerless elk. Located in game management unit 421, over the counter elk tags are available for archery, 2nd rifle and 3rd rifle season as well.Elk can be found on the ranch from early archery season all the way through the late rifle seasons. Mesa County is renowned for HUGE mule deer, there are 47 documented typical mule deer bucks listed in Boone and Crocket records book! Since the ranch encompasses 1084 acres its above the threshold to receive landowner tags through the landowner preference program and draw those highly coveted deer tags yearly. Don't under estimate the trophy potential of the local black bears either! Other species found on the ranch include merriam turkeys, mt. lion, coyote and bobcat. Ranch: The topography on Buzzard Creek Ranch is relatively gentle for a mountain property making the entire ranch extremely accessible to people/hunters of all ages. The ranch has a conservation easement on 472 acres through Mesa County Land Conservancy protecting it from developments and preserving the ground for the wildlife. The scrub oak brush provides an excellent source of cover and feed for both deer and black bear. The 5 springs and six water holes help keep game nearby during the early season hunts. There are also over 11 miles of Jeep/ATV trails throughout the ranch. Ranch Home: Buzzard Creek Ranch has a fantastic home offering the perfect mountain retreat for entertaining you friends, family and business associates. The stucco home consists of 3 bedrooms in the main house, a private office (or 4th bedroom) and mother-in-law suite above the two car garage as well as a total of 4 full bathrooms. Additionally there is a really nice caretaker's apartment above the barn with a full bath, and kitchen. There are literally great views in every direction!The barn has three padded horse stalls, a tack room, heated water, half bathroom and an insulated shop. Call For more info.
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