Situated along the Los Pinos River just above the Navajo Reservoir, this beautiful property boasts 600' of river frontage, scenic bluffs and the promise of excellent hunting and fishing. Although currently undeveloped, several locations would make ideal homesites with picturesque views of the river and snow-covered southern CO mountains. Located in NM hunting unit 2B, which is famous for it's trophy-sized mule deer and turkey hunting.Land This beautiful piece of property borders the Los Pinos river with over 600ft. of river frontage. There is high elevation from the mesa bluffs overlooking the Los Pinos River. Road access leads down the bluffs to a cleared path all the way to the river bottom with native grasses. The land is full of pinon pines, cedars, junipers, large cottonwoods, willows, sage brush, and wetland vegetation.
The property borders BLM to the south and east, Navajo Reservoir to the west, and private property on the north. The property runs approximately 1 mile long with various widths.
Improvements This property is currently vacant and undeveloped. There are plenty of locations suitable for building and the property comes with plat maps to show where it can be platted into 2 tracts or subdivided into 10 parcels.
Recreation World- class Fly Fishing and Trophy Mule Deer.
This property is located in NM hunting unit 2B, which is recognized as a trophy mule deer unit - giant deer are taken within this unit yearly. The unit is managed both for populations and size, so opportunities abound. The land has deer, elk, turkeys, bobcats, bear and mountain lions. There are both landowner and OTC tags available for these species on the property.
The property has 600 of riverfront access to the Los Pinos River, which is known locally as the Pine River and has been called one of the best trout streams the angling world has never heard of. The nearby Navajo Reservoir's waters offers salmon, northern pike, rainbow trout, and brown trout.
Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources There are 2 natural gas wells on the property that are owned and managed by the Williamson Gas Company. There are no mineral or water rights that come with the property.
General Operations There is an opportunity for selling landowner hunting tags to an outfitter to turn this property into an income producing property.
History This property's location south of the Southern Ute Reservation and north of the Navajo reservoir makes it a haven for wildlife as there is very little human presence in the area. Wild horses are also a common sight.
The Navajo Dam is on the San Juan River which is a tributary of the Colorado River. It is a 402ft earthen dam built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in the 1960S to provide flood control, irrigation, domestic and industrial water supply and storage for droughts. The dam is a major feature of the Colorado River Storage Project which regulates water resources across the entire Upper Colorado River Basin.
Location The property is located one mile south of the Colorado border in New Mexico. It is approximately an hour from both Pagosa Springs and Durango, CO. The closest commercial airport is in Durango, with a private air strip available in Pagosa Springs.
Navajo Lake is the second largest in the state and offers multiple campgrounds, marinas, and boat ramps. The San Juan River is a world-class fly fishing destination.
Directions to Land
Navigate to Tiffany, CO, which is along HWY 151. After turning off of HWY 151, continue south on Co Rd 328, which turns into Rd 4010 after a sharp right turn after several miles. There will be a sharp left turn approximately 1/2 mile after the sharp right, and approximately 1/2 mile after that there is a fork. Follow Rd 4008 to the right. Follow 4008 for a little over a mile. The road will split -- continue straight onto Rd 4004. Follow Rd 4004 for approximately 3 miles until it dead ends into the main North/South road, Rd 4000. Property entrance at the dead end with Rd 4000, marked by blue flags. Follow the property entrance road down the hill to find the pumps and the river access road.
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