Panoramic views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains characterize these 49.68 acres of lush grassy meadows and thick timbered woodlands. Culebra Creek traverses the property offering a picturesque feature and a place to fish for Brown, Rainbow, or Brook Trout as it meanders through keeping vegetation hydrated. Barbwire fencing surrounds the perimeter providing the ideal setup for livestock or horses. Valdez Ditch can be utilized for irrigation purposes. There is power and water access should you want to build a hunting cabin or construct a secluded country dream home. The scenic San Luis Valley displays beautiful scenery while the town of San Luis, Colorado is only 8 miles with all your convenient amenities and rich cultural attractions.
Known as the oldest town in Colorado, San Luis was established on April 5, 1851. The town is situated in south-central Colorado and is in Costilla County. The economy is predominantly farming and agriculture and the town has historical vibes being offered Sangre de Cristo Heritage Center. The town is most famous for the Stations of the Cross which are a string of bronze statues depicting a different moment during the crucifixion of Christ.
Sangre de Cristo Mountains
The mountains are one of the longest ranges in the world and are comprised of ten peaks with an elevation of at least 14,000 feet. The range stretches from Poncha Pass in central Colorado to Glorieta Pass southeast of Sante Fe, New Mexico. The mighty peaks are covered by San Isabel, Rio Grande, Carsen, and Santa Fe National Forests. Elk and bighorn sheep roam the mountains making them a popular hunting destination. Fishermen delight in the alpine lakes, streams, and rivers. The Sangres offer some of the world's best rock climbing, downhill, skiing, and white-water rafting. Twenty-seven million years ago, one big chunk of rock was pushed up forming the astounding range we see today.
This reservoir lies in the Sanchez Reservoir State Wildlife Area (SWA). The reservoir consists of 1,462 acres offering fishing and recreation. Motorized and non-motorized boats are permitted for fishing use only to help reel in catches like Walleye, Carp, Channel Catfish, Northern Pike, or Perch.
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
With no designated trails and 30 square miles of sand, the Sand Dunes are the ultimate adventure headquarters. Sandboarding and sand-sledding are popular as well as renting off-roading vehicles to take on the spectacular mountains of sand!