Now’s your chance to own 57.95+/- mountain acres in northern New Mexico. The property has paved highway access off highway 96. Located in Game Management Unit 5B, the property is in the heart of some of northern New Mexico’s best mule deer and elk hunting. Recreational opportunities are abundant within the surrounding area. Numerous outstanding fishing opportunities within close driving distances include the Chama River, Abiquiu Lake, Fenton Lake, San Gregorio Lake, El Vado Lake, Heron Lake along with several creeks and streams within the Santa Fe National Forest.
This property is currently enrolled in the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish’s elk landowner system (EPLUS). In 2023, the property received one Unit Wide Mature Bull elk Authorization. Elk, mule deer, and other wildlife utilize this property. Private land mule deer licenses are currently unlimited and sold over the counter. The Rio Capulin runs through the property and is being sold with all water rights. The property offers the opportunity to utilize the tillable portion for growing hay or your crop of choice. The terrain consists of a gentle topography with open meadows of native grasses, pinyon and juniper trees. Canada geese utilize the property along the creek drainage.
The property borders National Forest on the north giving you private access to a large portion of public lands. Beautiful views and landscapes surround the property.
The nearby Valles Caldera National Park is a national treasure. About 1.25 million years ago, a spectacular volcanic eruption created the 13-mile-wide circular depression now known as the Valles Caldera. The preserve is known for its huge mountain meadows, abundant wildlife, and meandering streams. The area also preserves the homeland of ancestral native peoples and embraces a rich ranching history.
The nearby Rio Chama Wild and Scenic River area consists of the Chama River Canyon Wilderness - a multi-colored sandstone canyon whose walls rise to 1,500 feet above the river as you travel downstream. The BLM manages a 22 mile stretch of the Rio Chama – from El Vado Ranch to the Chavez Canyon access. The 9 miles between Chavez Canyon boat launch and Big Eddy access is managed by the Santa Fe National Forest Coyote Ranger District.
Nearby Abiquiu Lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed lake, with recreation areas and a campground. The lake is a 5,200-surface-acre reservoir and offers some of the finest fishing in northern New Mexico. The area includes a fine panoramic view of the Cerro Pedernal (Flint Mountain) from the dam. The scenery of the area includes Pinyon (Pine), Juniper and Sage among colorful rock formations. Reptile fossils 200 million years old have been found in the area.
Don’t miss out on your chance to own a piece beautiful northern New Mexico!
104+/-miles NW of Albuquerque, NM; 83+/-miles NW of Santa Fe, NM; 80+/-miles S of Chama, NM; 23+/-miles NE of Cuba, NM; 387+/-miles SW of Denver, CO.
Homesite site ready
Access via paved road, Highway 96
Property is fenced and gated
Mule deer and elk in the area
Enrolled in EPLUS
Within game management Unit 6A
Santa Fe National Forest within a 5+/- minute drive
Approximately 27 miles to Abiquiu Lake
Approximately 35 miles to El Vado Lake
Approximately 70 miles to Valles Caldera National Park
The information contained herein is deemed reliable but is not warranted or guaranteed by the Broker, its Agents, or the Seller. Access to property, access to utilities, or any measurements including but not limited to, acreage, square footage, frontage, and mapping boundary lines shared herein has not been independently verified and is for purposes of marketing only. If exact measurements, access to property, or access to utilities is a concern, the property should be independently measured or investigated by the prospective buyer.
Buyer’s agents must be identified on the first contact with Broker/Agents and must accompany the buyer on showings to receive full fee participation. Otherwise, the fee participation will be at the sole discretion of the Broker and Whitetail Properties Real Estate, LLC.