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Cimarron Valley Ranch sprawls over 45,000 acres, located between Elkhart, Kansas, and Keyes, Oklahoma. Over 70 square miles of cattle ranch includes approximately 22 miles of the historic Cimarron River running from Oklahoma into Colorado, coming within two miles of bridging the Comanche National Grasslands to the Cimarron National Grasslands in Kansas.


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This is an extremely rare opportunity to own a ranch that currently supports 1,600 mother cows while managing some of the best hunting in the country. The river bottom on this ranch averages just under a mile wide for the entire length of the ranch (22 miles) providing excellent soils, water, rotational grazing, excellent habitat and grass. This mega-ranch is very diverse with wild game and is inhabited by mule deer, Rocky Mountain elk, white-tailed deer, Rio Grande turkeys, bobwhite quail and blue quail. It is not unlikely to hunt bugling elk with over-the-counter licenses the same day as working dogs on large coveys of bobwhite and blue quail.

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There is something for everyone on this 45,000-acre ranch that rests between the Comanche National Grassland and Cimarron National Grassland. Rocky Mountain Elk have ventured out to their once native habitat in the plains. Over 300 head of local elk run up and down the river, trophy white-tailed deer inhabit the river bottom and mule deer come down from the grass and sage hills for feed and water.

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R ANCHO AGUA GR ANDE With its rich, abundant diversity of wildlife, it’s no wonder that Rancho Agua Grande is considered one of the nation’s premier hunting destinations. Currently, it’s run as an exclusive commercial hunting operation, and as such has served as the backdrop for numerous high-profile hunting shows. (following page 56)

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Property Guide C O U N T Y/ C I T Y

ACRES

PAG E

C O U N T Y/ C I T Y

ACRES

PAG E

C O U N T Y/ C I T Y

ACRES

PAG E

Cimarron

531

152

Routt

1

122

Cimmaron

300

73

Routt

Kenai Peninsula

2.4

122

Crawford

250

85

Silt

42

86

Kenai Peninsula

2.61

122

Custer

2,085

117

Silt

237

87

Kenai Peninsula

20

122

Douglas

478

108

Silt

-

86

ALASKA Kenai Peninsula

1,388

109

4,811

58

Kenai Peninsula

24.55

122

Eagle

1,341

116

Steamboat Springs

6.48

144

Kenai Peninsula

168.44

122

Eagle

4,191

117

Steamboat Springs

35

144

Elbert

2,513

105

Steamboat Springs

38.78

144

Cave Creek

4

104

Elbert

2,790

67

Steamboat Springs

-

144

Moristown

190

104

Gateway

2,151

75

Steamboat Springs

-

144

1,517

103

15

131

1,200

124

ARIZONA

Scottsdale

30

104

CALIFORNIA Amador

Carpinteria Kern Kern Lassen Mendocino

8,700

147

Sterling

Gunnison

923

108

Telluride

Gateway

347

136

Gunnison

1,000

103

9

133

Huerfano

295

116

5,130

95

-

87

Hamilton

241

124

180

124

1,386

124

Marble

FLORIDA Flagler

5,520

95

Mesa

482

74

Lake

847

69

Mesa

1,480

75

Lake

Moffat

2,778.93

68

3,869

66

Montecito

10.06

133

Montrose

183

73

LaFayette

374

127

Montecito

13.73

133

Montrose

225

74

Muscogee

994

140

Montecito

237

133

Montrose

286

75

IDAHO

Monterey

146

70

Montrose

720

73

Ada

5.8

71

Monterey

146.2

69

Montrose

1,100

75

Adams

30,912

132

Placer

151.3

68

Montrose

1,290

73

Boise

10,600

132

San Benito

2,270

92

Mountain Village

-

131

Idaho

4,664

132

GEORGIA

San Diego

41

136

New Castle

237

87

Kootenai

San Diego

126

136

New Castle

1,883

85

Malad

San Diego

New Castle

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86

Mink Creek

333

136

San Luis Obispo

34

94

Norwood

175

131

San Luis Obispo

162

94

Ouray

275

73

San Luis Obispo

363

69

Ouray

400

123

San Luis Obispo

13,570

93

Park

1.062

113

K ANSAS

San Luis Obispo

14,750

93

Park

35

146

Chautauqua

Shasta

1,500

68

Park

2,946

146

Crawford

Solano

511

69

Ridgeway

1,681

78

Yolo

1,189

150

Ridgeway

2,495

74

Yolo

9,494

68

Ridgway

41

123

Ridgway

110.51

123

604

67

Ridgway

158

75

2,469

67

Ridgway

1,681

75

45,039

59

Rio Blanco

132

109

Carbondale

460

84

Rio Blanco

2,014

116

Carbondale

960

87

Rio Blanco

3,341

105

1,195

74

Rio Blanco

COLOR ADO Adams Archuleta Baca

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Valley

160

142

2,576

107

230

107

30,912

132

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ILLINOIS Madison

Gray

1,970

67

61

105

5,683

143

861

72

1,610

138

-

125

1,910

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KENTUCKY Carlisle

MAINE Beaver Cove

MICHIGAN Curran

MISSOURI Crawford Greene


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ACRES

PAG E

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ACRES

Mora

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Lane

273

137

108

Linn

336

137

22,480

106

Mora

Beaverhead

750

148

Rio Arriba

305

151

Mitchell

8,780

102

Beaverhead

885

148

Rio Arriba

518

109

Prineville

6,867

99

2,680

70

Sisters

507.86

99

560.08

79

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112

Big Horn

10,892

57

Rio Arriba

Bighorn

9,500

119

Rio Arriba

2,875

105

Umatilla

Buffalo

9,669

106

Rio Arriba

16,309

109

Umpqua Valley

Carter

46,040

96

San Miguel

Custer

46,040

96

Santa Fe

Dawson Decker Deer Lodge

8,858

98

Umpqua Valley

14

112

20,000

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Umpqua Valley

15

112

45

101

Umpqua Valley

49

112

160

112

170

112

70

331

3,549

71

Taos

22,500

110

Taos

174

101

Umpqua Valley

5,723

107

Torrance

308

100

Umpqua Valley

45

148

Fergus

5,710.6

132

Geyser

30,654

106

Golden

3,990

119

Golden

9,060

119

Buncombe

0.94

128

Custer

110

114

46,040

103

Buncombe

1.34

128

Custer

3,060

67

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Beaufort

S O U T H D A K O TA

7,500

107

Buncombe

15.31

128

Deadwood

20

114

Madison

40

117

Buncombe

83.56

151

Hermosa

70

114

Meagher

3,322

118

Oriental

212

149

Hill City

40

114

Miles

8,100

107

Polk

103.913

151

Hot Springs

374

114

Musselshell

1,427

119

Vandemere

408.6

149

Keystone

1

115

Musselshell

12,467

132

Keystone

1

115

746

105

Cimarron

45,039

66

Keystone

1

115

Racetrack

1,108

107

Love

1,180

109

Keystone

1.08

115

Richland

3,598

66

Major

40

149

Keystone

2

115

Sanders

1,575

148

Major

80

149

Rapid City

31

114

Sturgis

260

135

Park

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Sweet Grass

51

58

Major

1,688

149

Sweet Grass

1,549

66

Tom

1,725

77

Yellowstone

240

118

Woods

160

149

Athens

39.5

127

Yellowstone

743

118

Woodward

130

Copperhill

405

127

Yellowstone

829

118

Cumberland

320

127

Yellowstone

936

118

Bend

33

99

Dickson

36.2

134

Yellowstone

1,152

119

Bend

280

99

TEX AS

1,140

137

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4,000

79

Callahan

3,805

90

355

130

NEBRASKA Buffalo

1,230

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Douglas

TENNESSEE

374

150

Fossil

15,300

102

2,800

105

Jackson

255

71

Klamath

44.89

126

Decatur

284

120

29,142

109

Klamath

479

126

Edwards

2,330

82

Cerrillos

36

100

Klamath

1,028

126

Fayette

333

129

Cerrillos

121

100

Klamath

2,000

126

Foard

6,651

89

68

101

Klamath

15,620

132

Groveton

207

78

Grant

2,560

100

Lakeview

15,300

102

Hall

Grant

3,611

67

208

137

Hays

Keya Paha

NEW MEXICO Catron

Chama

Lane

Cooke

1,798.85

91

275

129

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Hempstead Jim Hogg Jones Karnes Kempner

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ACRES

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Hot Springs

2,505

116 139

ROCK Y ELK R ANCH 7,361 Acres in Newcastle

8,100

80

Johnson

1,460

41,000

88

Johnson

1,549

139

275

129

Laramie

44

104

79

Meeteetse

40

111

475

89

Newcastle

7,361

135

King

2,478

89

Park

10

141

King

4,131

91

Park

19

141

17,132

56

Park

19

141

6,651

89

Park

43

141

170

129

Park

50.62

141

2,728

54

Park

52

141

-

125

Park

54

141

Real

2,330

82

Park

62

141

Roberts

9,444

98

Park

66

141

San Scurry

2,909

90

Park

187

141

Schleicher

12,524

90

Park

284

141

8,100

80

Parkman

1,956

110

Uvalde

17,132

56

Platte

1,200

117

Val Verde

22,375

90

Rock River

21,300

103

381

79

Sheridan

75

111

3,051.49

91

Sheridan

169

111

299

91

Sheridan

320

110

Sheridan

373

111

Sheridan

11,071

110

Sheridan

70,000

76

Kinney Knox Liberty Llano Oakwood

Starr

Waller Wichita Wise

U TA H Wasatch

200,683

57

WA S H I N G TO N Columbia

755

77

WISCONSIN Lyndon Station Middle Inlet

-

125

62

145

W YO M I N G Albany

26,046

108

Big Horn

58

141

Big Horn

1,945

110

Big Horn

6,713

66

Big Horn

6,713

105

Big Horn

83,604

108

Buffalo

1,056

111

Buffalo

2,124

110

Casper

17,147

135

56

78

Cody Four Corners

44

135

Fremont

2,100

108

Hot Springs

1,619

105

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1,626

Kendall

135

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95

111

Sundance

263

135

Sundance

1,623

135


Broker Guide

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150

American Farm & Ranch

77

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78

Keller Williams Black Hills | Lewis Realty

114

Arnold Realty Inc.

135

Keller Williams Clients’ Choice Realty

113

Beaverhead Home & Ranch Real Estate

148

Keller Williams Greater Downtown Realty | Todd Henon Properties

127

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices | Brokerage West, Inc. Real Estate

141

Keller Williams Umpqua Valley | The Mary Gilbert Group

112

Beverly Hanks Realtors

128

Keven Bobolsky Group

5

Blue Mountain Farm & Ranch

77

Land InvesTex, LLC

C21 Farm & Ranch Harvey Properties

77

LandLeader

California Outdoor Properties

68

Lippard Auctioneers

149

99

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

147

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty Century 21 Novus Realty

140

Chas. S. Middleton and Son

88

Chase Brothers, LLC

57, 110

Christmas & Associates

148

Clark Company Ranch Real Estate

92

129 70

Living the Dream Outdoor Properties

72

Lone Eagle Land Brokerage, Inc.

73, 78

Macht-Liles Real Estate Group

152

Mason & Morse Ranch Company LLC

102

Maury L. Carter & Associates, Inc.

124

Clark Real Estate Group

120

Mirr Ranch Group

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties | Erik Fallenius

131

Mossy Oak Properties of Alaska - Kenai

122

Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties | Team Ward

123

National Land Realty

151

Compass | Suzanne Perkins

133

Northwest Realty Group

142

Crater Lake Realty, Inc.

126

NW Forest Properties

137

Deitra Robertson Real Estate

78

Fridrich & Clark Realty, LLC Harrigan Land Company

58, 116

Pearson Real Estate Co., Inc.

139

134

Peoples Company

143

108

Powers Land Brokerage, LLC

Hayden Outdoors Real Estate

59, 66, 105

Premier Intermountain Properties

Hood Real Estate Inc

54, 56, 80

Ranch Aspects | Coldwell Banker Mason Morse

133 C A L I F O R N I A R ANCHO SAN C ARLOS 237 Acres in Montecito

76, 78 118 84

Realtree United Country Hunting Properties

125

Realty Services of Eastern Carolina, Inc.

149

Red Hawk Realty

136

Republic Ranches LLC

130

Saddle Up Realty

146

Shorewest Realtors

145

Sonny Todd Real Estate

58

Sotheby’s International Realty

100

Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty

144

Summit Sotheby’s International Realty

57

Superior Land Network | Mason & Morse Ranch Company LLC

96

Superior Land Network | Triangle Realty

98

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Superior Town & Country Realty

79

130 CROSS CREEK

Swan Land Company

112

7 Acres in Umpqua Valley

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Taylor Land Investments

79

Texas Ranch Brokers

79

United Country Real Estate | Green Fields Real Estate of California

150

Wagon Wheel Realty Inc.

151

Whitney Land Company

79

Wilderness Realty, Inc.

138

Wilks Ranch Brokers

132

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M Y C H I L D H O O D S U M M E R S in Mississippi included many wonderful things. Lightning bugs in Mason jars, barefoot strolls on emerald carpet-grass lawns, hand-squeezed lemonade and tea cakes shared with my best friends on a front porch swing, and reading in the dappled shade of a sprawling magnolia would make the list. The weather would not. For all its lush beauty, summer in Mississippi with its combination of heat and humidity amounts to an endurance test. The heat and humidity sit heavy, so even catching your breath is a chore. Imagine breathing through a wet towel while sitting in a sauna wearing your Sunday clothes, and you’ll begin to get the picture. So for this transplanted Southern woman, summer in the Rocky Mountains is a glorious revelation every single day. Up here, the air isn’t smothering damp terry cloth, but crisp, light linen. The thermometer rarely tops 80. Even the sun tries to make the most of the perfect days, illuminating the sky until the clock strikes 10. People follow suit, playing hard until dark forces them inside. Of course, in the land of no light pollution, the dark velvet, star-studded skies are worth staying outside for. Life here is a walk on the wild side—and we don’t even live in the woods. In the mornings, I watch the day break in the company of 40 or so hummingbirds that dip, dart and make themselves at home on my shoulder. Mule deer stroll through the neighborhood. A few nights ago, I was adjusting some new subtle uplighting at the front of our house. A gorgeous red fox sat on the lawn with me and then moved to the front porch to watch. Satisfied that the new lights weren’t an intrusion, she eventually left her mark in our grass and wandered away. This past winter, my yoga instructor shared tales of the mountain lion building a snow cave behind her house. Our garage carries the scars of a bear’s unsuccessful attempt at breaking and entering. In Crested Butte, we only lock our doors to keep the wildlife out. And the spirit of the West is still alive and well. Horses roam right across the road from me on Snodgrass Mountain, and free-range cattle come and go as they graze their way over the mountain ranges. Sometimes I have to rev my dirt bike to get them to move out of my way. I can’t claim to be a cowgirl, but I understand why so many pioneering men (and women) answered the call, “Go West, young man.” In this day of impersonal technology and sprawling concrete, I’m glad the cowboy way retains its foothold in American culture. We need honorable handshakes, fierce independence and resilience in the face of adversity. PBR Bull Rider Ross Coleman at the ranch he grew up on, Coleman Ranch Beef in Molalla, Oregon, on our front cover, and Filson lifestyle brand ad, shot at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico, on our back cover, are just two faces of the many who embrace this ethos and this life.

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Some people are born to the cowboy way and ranch life. Others get here as soon as they can. In this issue, you’ll find some of the best ranches in America, including the Cimarron Valley Ranch in southeast Colorado. With more than 70 square miles of country under its fences, there’s plenty of room to let your inner cowboy roam. Do it. You’ll never regret time you spend walking— or riding—on the wild side.

Cimarron Valley Ranch on page 59

L AURET JARVIS

Editor-in-Chief • ljarvis@land.com

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Lorie has worked as a writer and public relations practitioner exploring the intersection of agriculture, natural resources and public policy for almost 30 years. Her career, which has included stints in the public and private sector, has taken her across the country and around the world, where she has been enthralled by the people of the land and their stories. She is the president of Woodward Communications and co-owner of The Round Top Register, a regional magazine focused on life in the rolling bluebonnet hills of Central Texas where country meets city. Woodward was reared on a ranch near Lexington, Texas, but now makes her home in Brenham, Texas, with her two children, Kate and Will. Lorie co-owns and publishes three country-meets-city lifestyle publications under the umbrella of RoundTop.com. Find out more→ RoundTop.com

Greg received a B.S. degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences in 1987 from Texas A&M University and soon after formed Wildlife Systems, Inc., a company that currently manages hunting operations on over 800,000 acres of private land in Texas and New Mexico. He is also co-owner of Wildlife Consultants, LLC, providing technical assistance to landowners and other entities on habitat management and other wildlife-related issues. Greg served as President of Texas Wildlife Association through July 2015. Find out more→ WildlifeSystems.com

Growing up in Illinois, Karen’s favorite escape was to ride her bicycle to a forest preserve, sit under a tree and write stories. Her insatiable curiosity led her to work as a magazine writer, public relations practitioner and high school English teacher. Karen has always woven her passion for the outdoors into her work. Today, Karen teaches writing and storytelling to youth for Lighthouse Writers Workshop, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities and Redline Contemporary Art Center. And, she’s deep in revising a young adult novel, personal essays and more magazine articles. Karen serves on the Advisory Board of Educators for Free Spirit Publishing. She lives in Denver with her husband and a lot of books. Karen loves skiing, cycling, cooking, birdwatching and laughing and eating homemade guac with her husband and grown stepson. Find out more→ LighthouseWriters.org

JESSIE ALLEN

CLINT FLOWERS Clint Flowers, ALC, is the managing broker for National Land Realty (NLR) throughout the Gulf Coast region, a member of the REALTORS® Land Institute, currently serving as Chair of their 2019 Future Leaders Committee. He was a NLR Top Producer Nationwide in 2016 and 2017, and was also named RLI’s 2017 APEX National Broker of the Year in the Timberland category. Find out more→ NationalLand.com

L I N D S AY D ’A D D ATO Lindsay D'Addato is a freelance photographer based in Utah with roots in New York City. She hopes that her work inspires those who view it to seek adventure. Find out more→ LindsayDaddato.com

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Jessie manages her family’s guest ranch and outfitting business in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming. She guides pack trips for fly fishermen, rock climbers, backpackers, yogis and big game hunters, both archery and rifle. At 9,200 feet with no electricity, cell service or internet, the Diamond 4 Ranch is Wyoming’s highest elevation guest ranch. Jessie’s parents started the business 45 years ago, and now she’s taking it over. Jessie is also a NOLS instructor, yoga teacher and former Miss Wyoming. Her aim as a wilderness guide is to help folks embrace untethered, screen-free life, challenge themselves in healthy ways and deepen their connection with the land. Find out more→ Diamond4Ranch.com

In 1897, C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with apparel and goods strong enough to contend with the toughest spots on earth. Today, Filson is a global manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer constantly developing new products to serve those who refuse to stay indoors. Filson remains committed to producing unfailing goods that live up to its founder’s promise: “We guarantee every item purchased from us. No more, no less. Your satisfaction is the sole purpose of our transaction.” Find out more → Filson.com

JULIE CHRISTMAS Julie is marketing manager of Christmas & Associates, a recreational land company in upstate New York. Before working for her family’s real estate business, Julie worked as a professional technology writer for 12 years. Her current position enables her to combine her background in marketing communications with her love of the outdoors, and she spends many hours walking company properties with her camera, taking listing photos with her Golden Retriever, Charley. Julie works with her husband, Dan Christmas, owner of Christmas & Associates, and with her stepchildren, several of whom also work for the family business. Non-work hours are spent hiking in the Adirondack Mountains near her lakefront cottage. Find out more→ LandandCamps.com

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[ T IP] Make Landscape Skies Pop Capturing the full magnificence of bright skies and darker foregrounds can be tricky. Instead of capturing a single image, blend exposures to make sure the skies are popping. Processing the image in Adobe Lightroom makes the effect as strong as it is easy. The key for this blending technique is to plan for it when you’re shooting. Learn how! → TheOutbound.com

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[SELLING L AND] How to Sell Your Land & Rural Property in Any Season Whether you are anxiously awaiting a buyer to submit an offer on your land, or you are in the planning stages of selling your property and want to establish a realistic timeline, it’s important to understand how the time of year impacts the offers that you get. Diana Eastman offers the pros and cons of selling in different seasons to help you decide the best time to list your property. → Land.com/Selling

[WILDLIFE] Modern Huntsman—Wildlife Mgt Grizzly bears. Once faced with extinction in the Lower 48, the grizzly has made a remarkable recovery in places like the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and has ignited a passionate debate regarding its continued protections under the Endangered Species Act. Are grizzly bear populations ready to be managed through hunting? Should they be? The discussion begins in Volume Three. → ModernHuntsman.com

[BUYING L AND] 9 Steps to Succeeding at the Land-Buying Game There’s a lot of ground to cover, literally and figuratively, when it comes to buying land and rural real estate. To help get you going, Land.com created this land-buying guide by interviewing several of the top land brokers from around the country to understand the key questions for which they need answers when working with new clients. Get yours today! → Land.com

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7 Simple Yet Amazing Cinematic Drone Shots You Must Master Are you wondering how you can increase your drone game and get incredible drone shots like the ones you keep seeing on YouTube? Paul Archer of DronesGator.com reveals seven amazing drone shots which usually serve as his “go-tos” for almost any video project he does. If you master these cinematic moves, your drone videos are guaranteed to have a more professional look. → FromWhereIDrone.com


Meet the Newly Redesigned Lands of America The site has been fully redesigned to provide a faster, more effective browsing experience for buyers and sellers of rural land and property across the U.S. You’ll be able to use a suite of powerful new search tools to quickly find the most relevant land and property for sale. New functionality includes the ability to search multiple counties or regions across different states at the same time, plus streamlined navigation and search filters for a faster, more efficient search experience. → LandsOfAmerica.com

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[SELLING L AND] What You Need to Know When Selling a Farm or Ranch If you are considering selling a farm or ranch, there are important tax and financial planning issues of which you need to be aware. Advanced planning prior to a sale is critical to preserve the value of your property and to ensure a secure financial future for you and your family. → Land.com/Selling

WEDEW (Wood-To-Energy Deployable Emergency Water) is a versatile, selfcontained, sustainable energy-water generator. The machine converts biomass into essential human resources while sequestering would-be greenhouse gases into the ground. → SkySource.org/Wedew

[OWNING L AND] Everything You Need to Know About Conservation Easements If you’re a landowner seeking to balance land use with conservation, and you want to make sure your vision for your property remains intact beyond your lifetime, consider setting up a conservation easement. → Land.com/Owning

15th Annual National Day of the Cowboy—July 27, 2019 The National Day of the Cowboy non-profit organization works to contribute to the preservation of America’s cowboy culture and pioneer heritage so that the history and culture which the National Day of the Cowboy bill honors can be shared and perpetuated for the public good, through education, the arts, literature, celebrations, gatherings, rodeos and other community activities. → NationalDayOfTheCowboy.com

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[#SKEETSHOOTING] Fabulous Spring weather is finally here! Our Land Network team member Grant Taylor, took advantage of the great weather to take his daughter skeet shooting in Austin, Texas. #texasland #texas #skeetshooting #spring → @landsofamerica

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[#R ANCHBROKER] Fishing the Pecos River on the French Ingram Ranch. Featured in @landcom_network spring issue. #republicranches #texasland #fishing #kayaking #westtexas #pecosriver #ranchbroker #forsale → @republicranches

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[ # L A N D S TA R ] Great day at the 29th annual “Outlook for Texas Land Markets” conference. @republicranches took home the #1 Overall Texas Land Star award & the #1 Region 7 award. Thank you to our clients and team for making this possible! #ranchbroker #ranchrealestate #landstar #landsales → @republicranches

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Fully Furnished Tents Glampique, a new company from outdoor recreation industry veteran David Levine, is the first online service to sell—rather than simply rent or lease—modern, fully furnished tents. Equal part artistic statement and a refined lodging experience, the Glampique Furnished Tent design is informed by hundreds of nights under canvas to be the perfect vessel to immerse oneself in nature. → Glampique.com

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Botanical Styling One of the hottest trends recently is decorating your living space with botanical styling. It has become a part of our culture and everyday life. The new book Living Décor by Maria Colletti is a modern indoor greenery guide of inspiration and ideas, a visual photographic show, a step-by-step instruction manual and an indoor houseplant guide. → Green-Terrariums.com

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[SPORT] Plan Your Out-Of-State Hunt INSIDER is the industry leader for everything western hunting with the most powerful research tool ever created, covering 4,200+ units and seasons. Strategy articles offer indepth analysis and insights. And with INSIDER points, earn rewards and get free gear! → GoHunt.com

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If you’re thinking of building a guest house on your property, silos may be just the thing. You may have seen shipping containers or school buses used to create homes, but the new trend is silos. Silos provide that farm aesthetic you’re looking for with a modern, creative edge that your guests will love. The metal silo gives you the external structure, and all you need to do is fill in the interior. → CowgirlMagazine.com

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The Rand family has been making fine quality custom hats in Billings, Montana, for 30 years. They started as a very small custom hat business catering to local cowboys and cowgirls. Since that time, they have grown to be the most respected name in custom-made hats. While they don’t work by the light of an oil lamp, much of the work that goes into creating today’s Rand’s Custom Hat is the same painstaking hand-crafted labor that hat makers used 150 years ago. Rand’s hats are custom made by one person from start to finish. This means your hat is hand made, hand sanded and hand finished. Their hatters take pride in creating your hat to meet your exact specifications.

Jeremy Wade has caught an unparalleled array of outsize and outlandish fish from challenging locations all over the world. Many people ask him how they can improve their own fishing results. This book is his reply. Sparse on the details of technique, it's about the simple, fundamental principles—a mindset for success. Part science, part art and part elusive something else, this, he says, is within every angler's ability to develop. Thoughtful and funny, brimming with wisdom and adventure, here is the book for any angler—novice or old hand— who wants to catch the fish that have so far eluded them.

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NEW WEST KNIFEWORKS The Teton Edge Santoku represents a revolution in the history of blade design. The Edge replaces the traditional santoku “dimples” with an etched semblance of the Teton Mountain range. As with the dimples, the etching helps the blade slice smoothly through food without sticking— but the Teton Edge does it even better. The Teton Edge celebrates the spirit of Jackson Hole, New West Knifeworks' home, both visually and functionally, redefining the cutting edge of peak performance.

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WOODCHUCK USA

Woodchuck USA is a technology-driven wood products manufacturer specializing in customization. Woodchuck USA was founded with a simple mission: put nature back into people's lives. They believe we're meant to have a deep connection with the earth, and they want to be a daily reminder of that with their real wood products. It's also important to them to bring jobs to America while bringing quality products to consumers. With every product sold, they plant a tree— It's their way of making a better world for future generations.

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BARE HONEY After working in the food and agricultural industry for nearly 20 years, the owners and creators of Bare Honey, Dustin and Grace, have learned a thing or two about taste. Their love for food and the outdoors has led them from the farms they grew up on to the front lines of the most well-known kitchens and bakeries, to the farthest reaches of the globe and back to the fields and orchards of their home state. Not only are these two whipping up the most delicious local honey Minnesota has ever tasted, they also utilize Bare Honey as a platform to raise awareness and funds for the growing needs of our pollinators, all while bringing together other local bee farmers who share the same important mission.

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Brian Boggs Chairmakers' passion is to create beautiful, handcrafted furniture. Surrounded by beautiful and well-managed forests, they begin the creative process by selecting the right tree for your table or chair. Inspired by the forest itself, they strive to create their work with a balance of sustainability, integrity and art, ensuring that their clients receive the finest furniture their hands and hearts can produce. Brian Boggs' Sunniva outdoor furniture brings sophisticated comfort to outdoor spaces. Constructed from sustainably managed old-growth Honduran mahogany, the double tenoned and fully housed joinery effectively waterproofs and seals the joints. All of the outdoor furniture sits on recycled rubber feet which elevates the wood from the ground and seals it from ground moisture.

Started in 2013 by artist Devin Mack as an evolution from his previous business Mackwire, Drawn Metal Studios is a full-service wire sculpture studio, specializing in figurative sculptures of all sizes. Made freehand from a single strand of wire and attached to a solid aluminum base, Devin Mack's stainless steel jewelry tree is equal parts striking form and thoughtful function. Made in Baltimore, Maryland.

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S T A H L® X F I R E P I T Most fire pit designs are still stuck in the Stone Age. Stahl is here to change that with an American-made, modern, ingeniously designed fire pit that can be assembled in under a minute without a single tool. The Stahl fire pit was designed with simple functionality and timeless beauty in mind. Its steel is intentionally non-powder coated and free from artificial treatments, allowing the natural aging process to inform the character. This bad boy not only looks better with age, it lasts a lifetime.

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L A K E A R T: C R I B B A G E B O A R D This custom-made cribbage board is sure to score big time on your next boating trip or weekend at the lake. As points are gained, you'll move your markers around a laser-etched map of your favorite lake. There are more than 4,000 lakes to choose from, and they are marked with both topographical rings to show the shifting depths of the water and details from the surrounding area, such as major roads and cities. The handsome, cherry wood board also has a corked compartment along its front edge for storing the included bronze and aluminum pegs. Made in Michigan.

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S A LT & S T O N E For the wanderers and the wonderers always in search of the next big swell, the next scenic trail or the next hidden alcove, Salt & Stone has you covered—both literally and metaphorically. Dedicated to all-natural, plant-based ingredients, Salt & Stone is creating skincare products that are bound to optimize your body and enhance your daily journey. This Summer Set helps you ward off any dreaded sunburns thanks to the deeply hydrating sunscreens. And, after you shower off the dirt from your day’s adventure, use the all-natural deodorant for a fresh aroma of lavender, sage and rosemary to keep you smelling excellent wherever the night takes you.

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[ON THE MARKET] John Denver’s Rocky Mountain High Home © AspenGlobalLuxury.com

John Denver’s newly renovated Rocky Mountain paradise is back on the market for $11 million. The performer, who died in 1997, left behind a legacy of both music and real estate. This multimillion-dollar Aspen, Colorado, mansion inspired the iconic songwriter to write “Starwood in Aspen.” The Bineau Team with Coldwell Banker Mason Morse holds the listing. Property ID: 6604819 → LandsofAmerica.com

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In 1919, Oliver Wendell Pearson arrived in Fresno to visit his brother and, together, they bought a ranch. Seeing firsthand the developing business of agriculture, Mr. Pearson noted the need for a realty company that would specialize in marketing and selling farm and ranch property. The O. W. Pearson Company would later become Pearson Realty. The core principles of the firm reflect Mr. Pearson’s personal beliefs in honesty, trust, reliability and positive results. → PearsonRealty.com

[SOLD] Congratulations! After nearly 10 years on the market, Ranch Marketing Associates has sold this Southern California working estate, equestrian and citrus farm. → RMABrokers.com

[SOLD] Las Varas Ranch Congratulations to Kerry Mormann & Associates for completing the sale of Santa Barbara’s 1,800-acre Las Varas Ranch. This stunning Pacific Coast landscape was sold for $70 million. → CoastalRanch.com

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Hall of Fame golfer Greg Norman, whose success in business ventures rivals his golfing career, is selling his Seven Lakes Ranch in Meeker, Colorado. The sprawling homestead, undeniably a sportsman’s paradise, is on the market for $50 million. Steven Shane of Compass Colorado LLC holds the listing. Property ID: 6748586 → LandsofAmerica.com

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KEVIN BOBOLSKY GROUP [ON THE MARKET] Tom Ford / Tadao Ando Ranch The 20,000 Acre Cerro Pelon Ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico, owned by designer Tom Ford, was designed by premier architect Tadao Ando. The working ranch features multiple houses, equestrian facilities and Silverado Movie town, a western film set. → KevinBobolskyGroup.com

[ON THE MARKET] The Manor The Manor is one of the largest and grandest private residences in Los Angeles. Originally built by entertainment royalty Aaron and Candy Spelling, the property is sited on nearly five flat acres in the coveted Platinum Triangle. The 56,000-square-foot mansion represents the perfect marriage of visionary design and timeless grandeur. Coldwell Banker Previews International holds the listing. Property ID: 6871822 → LandsofAmerica.com

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Staking a Claim in New Mexico—and Beyond

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A F T E R Y E A R S O F W O R K I N G I N D E P E N D E N T L Y , John Diamond, Travis Driscoll and GT Nunn have joined forces at Beaverhead Outdoors based in Elephant Butte, New Mexico. “Our goal is to become the premier ranch real estate brokerage in New Mexico— and then the Southwest,” said Diamond, a New Mexico native who is the firm’s qualifying broker. Coming together under the banner of Beaverhead Outdoors allows the trio to leverage their individual skill sets, experience and expertise collectively on behalf of their clients. “Beaverhead is a small brokerage with big marketing muscle,” said Driscoll, who spent more than 27 years working in advertising handling local, regional and national accounts at several ad agencies including Mudhouse, the firm he founded in Albuquerque. “We can do big deals in a highly personalized way with boots-on-the-ground knowledge and service.” As one example, Diamond brokered the deal when New Mexico’s famed UU Bar Ranch changed ownership in 2018. At 160,000 acres, the transaction, which also included some adjoining acreage from the Vermejo Ranch, was one of the largest in the United States that year and the largest real estate transaction in New Mexico. “I’d estimate that 90 percent of what I’ve sold has been off the market—and in most instances, I’ve had the privilege of representing both buyers and sellers,” said Diamond, who has sold more than 33 ranches since earning his broker’s license in 2008. “In any business, success is equal parts what you know and who you know. What and who I know are based on what I’ve lived—and loved—in New Mexico.”

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Rooted in New Mexico Lifelong friends Diamond and Nunn’s New Mexican roots are measured in generations and anchored in the traditions of ranching and outfitting. In fact, the name Beaverhead can be traced to the Diamond’s family ranch near Beaverhead, New Mexico, founded by his grandfather in the 1960s, and his father’s outfitting business, which over its 40-year history has grown to one of the largest in the state. Diamond began guiding commercial hunts when he was 18 years old. “GT and I grew up the same way, working on our families’ ranches and guiding hunts,” said Diamond, noting that Nunn through his business, Frontier Outfitting, has earned a reputation as the state’s preeminent guide service for sheep hunting, a pursuit where the tags start at $150,000. “We know New Mexico from the inside out. Our knowledge comes from a lifetime of first-hand experience.” A lifetime of experience is Beaverhead’s competitive advantage. “When it comes to land, ranching and hunting in New Mexico, I’m confident no one in ranch real estate here brings more knowledge to the table than we do,” said Diamond, who frequently gets calls from other land brokers asking questions about prime hunting units or changing wildlife regulations. “Regardless of what people will tell you, it’s impossible to truly know a place and its people when you come in for a day or two and then go back home—to another state.” Working as an outfitter not only provides an unsurpassed introduction to land and wildlife, it delivers an immersion course in customer service. Successful outfitters work with people from all walks of life and hone their people skills as surely as their woodcraft. “Obviously, outfitting is about hunting, but it’s also about hospitality and meeting people’s expectations when important variables are out of your control,” Diamond said. “In outfitting, you have to deliver a good experience because you can’t guarantee an animal. I learned a lot of people skills in the mountains.” Ranch real estate, like outfitting, is a relationship business. In fact, Diamond became a ranch real estate broker when his father’s outfitting clients began asking him to help them acquire ranches. While Diamond still helps on the ranch and in the outfitting business, real estate is his sole business focus. “My strong suit is bringing people together,” Diamond said. “I value relationships that are real and lasting.” A shared respect for relationships and integrity is the common ground on which Diamond, Nunn and Driscoll operate. Diamond and Driscoll got to know one another in 2018 when they closed a $5.5 million transaction, with Diamond representing the seller and Driscoll representing the buyer. Prior to this sale, the real estate professionals knew each other only by reputation. “Travis kind of came out of nowhere and made a name for himself [in ranch real estate],” Diamond said. “It impressed me because that’s really hard to do.” Unlike Diamond and Nunn, Driscoll, a native of southern California, got to New Mexico by happy accident. In 1992, he was en route from Colorado back to California when his Volkswagen bus broke down in northern New Mexico. He hitchhiked into Albuquerque—and liked what he found. Driscoll accepted a job at a local advertising agency that was supposed to last one year. It stretched to four. He got married, founded his own agency, had children and claimed New Mexico as his home.

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“While I love Albuquerque, I’m a country boy at heart,” Driscoll said. “As my children got older, I began looking for a way I could make a living in the country.” He was fishing in northern New Mexico when he saw a ranch real estate sign. “I had grown to love the land and the lifestyle—and I knew my advertising and marketing background could serve me well,” said Driscoll, who earned his real estate license in 2011. “Ranch real estate was my answer.” It took Driscoll two years to secure his first listing. A friend introduced him to her father whose ranch had languished on the market. The owner wanted a new approach. Driscoll sold it in six weeks, and then, in short order, sold a second ranch located in Colorado for the same man. One referral led to another until he found himself across the table from Diamond. Because of some potential complications, the deal that brought Driscoll and Diamond together required both acumen and attention to detail as well as good faith promises backed up by a handshake. By the time the transaction was complete, the buyer and seller had become close friends and the real estate professionals recognized they share the same value system and philosophy. “We believe in a no-nonsense way of doing business that is based on truth and complete transparency,” Driscoll said. “Our clients’ interests come before our own.” Over time, Diamond and Driscoll’s discussions turned to the ongoing consolidation within the ranch real estate industry. Big agencies cast large shadows over many states. Independent agents find themselves either joining the big outfits or struggling in the shadows. “None of us—Travis, GT or me—are going to work for someone else,” Diamond said. While their clients admitted to being attracted to out-of-state firms’ flashy marketing packages, the clients also reported being disappointed by the out-of-staters’ lack of accessibility and boots-onthe-ground presence in New Mexico. The light bulb clicked. Combining Diamond and Nunn’s home state advantage and vast networks with Driscoll’s marketing savvy would allow them to go toe-to-toe with the big outfits’ marketing efforts and nimbly outmaneuver them in the custom service arena. Beaverhead Outdoors was born. “New Mexico is our territory—and we’re staking our claim,” Diamond said.

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The Land of Enchantment Historically, land serves as a strong, safe investment. Land in New Mexico is especially appealing. “New Mexico is grand, diverse, beautiful and accessible,” Driscoll said. “You can experience the majesty of alpine meadows and high deserts within a short, easy drive of one another.” And the history of the Old West is alive and well. “In New Mexico, our western tradition is intact and undiluted,” Driscoll said. “Ranching is still tied to the history of the Old West. It’s possible to spend days on ranches with a direct connection to Billy the Kid and Jesse James.” Ranching culture continues to flourish because New Mexico is ranching friendly. “People can operate with more freedom here than some other places,” Driscoll said. Despite its natural charms, New Mexico remains under the radar, which creates an opportunity for savvy buyers. “People who buy in New Mexico love the aesthetic, but there’s still value to be had,” Driscoll said. “Land values in our neighboring states have skyrocketed, so in New Mexico, buyers are getting a lot more land for the same money. They’re purchasing at a price where they can realize a profit on their investment.” Inherent in the Beaverhead team’s hands-on experience is the ability to identify the untapped potential in a property, especially when it comes to recreation. “A lot of the places that I’ve sold have tripled in value since they have been purchased because they went into the hands of people who knew how to manage for wildlife resources that were previously undeveloped,” said Diamond, noting the state’s landowner system of hunting creates incentives to purchase ranches because recreation can provide an additional income stream. For people accustomed to high property taxes, New Mexico’s system is a pleasant surprise. Driscoll recalled a client whose property tax bill in northern California was about $100,000 annually. On a similar size property in New Mexico, the property tax assessment was about $2,000. “According to our state motto, New Mexico is the land of enchantment,” Driscoll said. “It’s also the land of opportunity. At Beaverhead, we’ve got the team, the expertise and the integrity to bring the best to our clients.” °

Beaverhead Outdoors • BeaverheadOutdoors.com 7 Mustang Drive, Elephant Butte, New Mexico 97935 • 877-557-2624 John Diamond, Qualifying Broker • 575-740-1528 • John@BeaverheadOutdoors.com Travis Driscoll, Associate Broker • 505-328-2530 • Travis@BeaverheadOutdoors.com GT Nunn, Associate Broker • 505-350-9775 • GT@BeaverheadOutdoors.com

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The Great Weed Rush When I moved to Colorado 25 years ago, this son of a cotton farmer headed to the Rocky Mountains from the dry desert of Arizona. Upon arriving in August of 1994, I quickly realized the high elevation of Colorado required a coat in the truck in the morning and a t-shirt in the afternoon. Some said the best part about our diverse weather was that in the spring you can snow ski one day, and within a few miles, golf on the next. This last year I have experienced a new phenomenon. 2018 set records for drought and fire for western Colorado. In 2019, the average Colorado snowpack as of May 30th was 416 percent of normal, and the San Juan Range was 758 percent of average—unbelievable.

As unbelievable as the weather has been these last two years, we have seen a similar radical change in the Colorado Farm industry. On December 20, 2018, the U.S. Farm bill was passed, allowing industrial hemp to be grown as a production crop throughout the U.S. This crop historically had been produced for fiber in rope, canvas and clothing, as well as additives for countless structural materials. In fact, at one time, hemp fiber was the largest source of paper in the U.S., and Henry Ford actually manufactured a car made of hemp. As remarkable as the fiber is to textiles, the oil produced from the hemp plant CBD (Cannabidiol) has been found to have many medicinal applications including a drug approved of by the Food and Drug administration for the treatment of epilepsy. This emerging market has been defined as the “Weed Rush,” as returns for high percentage CBD flower in the biomass stage, or processed CBD into a distillate or isolate, are fetching returns that supersede conventional crops in some cases by 100 to 1,000 times. No, that is not a misprint. Is there risk? Only about 10,000–15,000 per acre. This high-risk, high reward business is riddled with challenges. First, your plants cannot have over 0.3% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the hallucinogenic found in conventional marijuana. If your field fails the USDA limitations, the entire crop may have to be destroyed. Because the female plants produce the oil, it is critical to plant feminized seed, or preferably femininized clones, or seedlings, and breed in a green house. It is also critical for your feminized plants not to be pollinated. One male plant can pollinate many female plants, and feminized plants are not 100 percent pure, so monitoring a crop closely is essential. Many can control their individual crop, but if a neighbor purchases unproven or discounted seed, pollen can come from anywhere, and it can and does travel for many miles. We have not

mentioned bugs, disease or mother nature, all of which can drastically effect crop production. Oh, did I mention harvest? This is the Pandora’s Box of the hemp industry. There are many methods of processing hemp from the raw material to a finished product. The plant must be dried, shucked and processed with care to keep from CBD degradation. This is a very time consuming and labor-intensive process that is not standardized. Again: high-risk, high-reward—who would risk it? This is the Weed Rush, and western Colorado has exploded with investors and growers. Because of our mild climate with a low hail index, growers have flocked to our area. Farms are in limited supply, and values have increased by 25–30 percent in the last 12 months, and we have been involved in over a dozen deals. Our investors are highly educated business professionals who, in spite of risk, have jumped in with both feet. Recently, I attended a Realtors Land Institute meeting in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Kirk Goble, owner of Bell 5 Realty in Greely, Colorado, is a certified instructor for the Realtors Land Institute and teaches a fantastic class on the hemp industry. The importance and significance of this class was confirmed by a standing-room-only audience. Kirk is also an instructor for the prestigious Accredited Land Consultant, ALC. June 2–10, Colorado is hosting the Land U courses in Denver. This intensive course regiment allows the land professional to achieve the ALC designation in a classroom setting. An ALC is a true measure of a land professional. With the complexity of hemp production and potential for loss or great reward, having an ALC on your team is a definite advantage. I lost my dad 15 years ago; he was a third generation farmer who loved making crops grow. He said many times that farmers don’t go to Vegas to gamble because they live it every day knowing the risk of their livelihood. I could see his conservative face listening to the new hemp venture, and once done, he would sternly say, “I’m not going to risk my place on an unproven crop,” but then with a twinkle in his eye, I see him smile and say, “but, I might risk half.” The greatest gift in my life was growing up on a farm. Buy Land! Joseph (Joey) C. Burns Lone Eagle Land Brokerage Owner/Broker RLI Colorado Chapter President

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I ’ M O F T E N A S K E D “ S H O U L D I I N V E S T I N T I M B E R L A N D ? ” and “If I invest in timberland, is it better than investing in stocks, bonds, farmland, etc. etc.?” My answer is generally “It depends” because the term ‘better’ is almost always subjective. . . . What is better for one investor may not be for another depending on end goals. Understanding the basics of how to establish and achieve your goals in a timber investment is paramount. TIMING YOUR INVESTMENT GOAL We all want our investments to grow in value and make us wealthier, and timberland is just that. . . a growing investment (pun intended). It enjoys stable, steady growth, paying no attention to the volatility of today’s political world, and that is one reason why many of the wealthiest people in the world invest in timberland as a method of diversification and asset protection. Annualized returns range from six to 20 percent in my experience, sometimes more, with many factors weighing in, almost all of them related to the demand of the local timber market equally or greater than the actual land related aspects like site quality and stocking. Yet, while well stocked and managed timber stands grow in size and value each year, unless you acquire a sizable portfolio, cash flows may only come every three to seven years after reaching a merchantable size. So, when deciding to invest in timberland, it’s important to be able to service any debt obligations during those periods between cash flows and before buying, understand when you’d like to receive the bulk of the cash flows that will come during the timber’s rotation (financial lifetime of the stand). For example, if you intend for your timber investment to pay for your threeyear-old child’s college fund, it may be wise for you to buy a well-stocked tract of pine plantation that’s one to two years old. This should enable you to buy more acres at a lower price, and those stands should be reaching a merchantable status as your child approaches eighteen years old. That plantation will generally see three to four thinnings between the age of 15 and 30, all the while graduating into more and more valuable product classes through the process referred to as product change, until you ultimately clear-cut and begin the process again. Now, if you’d purchased the wrong age class of timber, you may have missed your income window and had to come out of pocket or borrow money while you waited on the stand to mature. Please note: The merchantable age of a stand is subject to several factors, and the age of clearcutting and when you thin may change based on your objectives. The ages of 15 and 30 are just commonly seen benchmark ages in the southeast for private landowners. Finding the right timberland tract for your goals is key to success as an investor in this type of property. D EF I N E YO U R M A N AG EM EN T S T R AT EG Y Elaborating further, a critical part of investing in timberland is having a successful management strategy. Are you managing for money, for wildlife or a balance of both? They don’t have to be mutually exclusive, but you’re also not growing trees for future harvest inside those huge food plots you installed to hunt monster bucks and turkey in. So, before or after you buy a tract of timberland, enlist a true consulting forester that acts as your fiduciary, working purely for your best interests, in order to help you establish the best management plan for you. We have many forestry consultants on our team that work hand in hand with landowners looking to balance timberland investment and recreational use as well as landowners looking for pure economic return. Whatever your objectives, without a sound timber management strategy in place, you will leave a lot of money and time on the table. Another major driver in timberland returns, and possibly the most important, is competition. Timber and the product classes that it consists of are commodities, and the value of those are greatly affected by supply and demand. As such, you want your timber investment to be located in an area with a high concentration of mills that compete for the product classes your timberland will produce, generally within a 60± mile hauling distance of that market area (commonly referred to as your wood basket). If you purchase timberland in an area with only a single or few mills, demand for your timber will likely be low and local supply will be high. This means that the timber prices paid will generally be dictated and depressed rather than driven up by market competition, which negatively effects your returns in both the short and long term. And, once it’s time, it’s harder to sell timberland in an area with consistently low timber prices. In the past, I’ve elaborated on the importance of site index, site prep and planting and the many tax advantages of owning timberland versus other investments; such as basis depletion, a multitude of deductible capital expenditures, long term capital gains treatment and conservation easements. However, one of my favorite attributes of timberland is how tangible it is versus non-land investments. Timberland is an investment with roots that run deep, providing an opportunity for you to manage your timberland in a way that allows you to spend time with your friends and family outdoors, teaching them about the blessings bestowed upon them as land stewards, and the ability to leave a legacy behind that loved ones can benefit from for generations to come. That kind of return is beyond measure! ° If you are looking to invest in timberland, or any type of land, make sure to find a qualified agent with the expertise and experience needed to conduct this unique type of transaction. 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Jessie Allen More Than Miss Wyoming Courtesy of

Story by Jessie Allen Photos by Lindsay D’Addato

J E S S I E M A N A G E S H E R FA M I LY ’ S G U E S T RANCH AND OUTFIT TING BUSINESS I N T H E W I N D R I V ER M O U N TA I N S O F W YOMING . SHE GUIDE S PACK TRIPS F O R F LY F I S H E R M E N , R O C K C L I M B E R S , BACKPACKER S , YO GIS AND BIG GAME HUNTERS, BOTH ARCHERY AND RIFLE. AT 9 , 2 0 0 F E E T W I T H N O E L E C T R I C I T Y, C EL L S ER V I C E O R I N T ER N E T, T H E DIAMOND 4 R ANCH IS W YOMING’S H I G H E S T EL E VAT I O N G U E S T R A N C H . J E S S I E ’ S PA R EN T S S TA R T ED T H E BUSINESS 45 YEARS AGO, AND NOW S H E ’ S TA K I N G I T OV ER . J E S S I E I S A L S O A NOL S INSTRUC TOR, YOGA TE ACHER AND FORMER MISS W YOMING. HER AIM AS A WILDERNESS GUIDE IS TO HELP FOLKS EMBR ACE UNTETHERED, SCREENF R E E L I F E , C H A L L E N G E T H E M S E LV E S I N H E A LT H Y WAY S A N D D EEP EN T H EI R CONNECTION WITH THE L AND.

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Gathering around a campfire, fifteen women join for dinner. We spent the day riding horses to a secluded, high-alpine lake where we practiced yoga, fly fished and hiked to a glacier. Now we’re back at camp, filling our dinner plates and watching the horses graze in the meadow at sunset. It is midJuly, and I’m leading a week-long women’s wellness pack trip.

The story I’m about to share is a way to give thanks, to practice remembrance and honor the process of food retrieval from the wild places of Wyoming. This story also lends itself as an example of a young female hunting guide who has found the balance of grit and grace while guiding men twice her age on wilderness big game hunts.

For dinner we have elk tenderloin, quinoa salad and veggie stir-fry. I take a moment to tell the story of our food. The veggies were raised in the ranch garden, and our meat is from an elk harvested last October. The hunter was a man from the Midwest, and I was his guide. Hunting might seem like an uncomfortable topic to discuss on a yoga retreat, but as a lifelong outdoorswoman who is both a yoga teacher and a hunting guide, I aim to bridge that gap.

Introducing myself to my first rifle elk hunter of the season, I stand before him a 28-year-old woman, tall and thin with a long brown braid swept to one side. I give a firm handshake, hoping he notices the roughness of my cracked ranching hands. Maybe it will serve as evidence of my lifetime working in these mountains. My fingers are littered with turquoise rings passed down from my Grandmother. My wrists are wrapped with bracelets made from elk leather and horse hair. Dangling from my ears are earrings made from pheasant feathers. My belt buckle reads “Miss Wyoming 2014,” and I wear a dash of lipstick as a subtle exclamation of femininity.

THE STORY I’M ABOUT TO SHARE IS A WAY TO G I V E T H A N K S , TO P R AC T I C E REMEMBR ANCE AND HONOR THE PROCESS OF FOOD RE TRIE VA L FR OM THE WILD PL ACE S OF W YOMING .

He is a 62-year-old man from the Midwest. I understand the money and time it has taken for him to go on the hunt of his dreams, and with such high expenses come high expectations. I feel them settle on my shoulders. When I say I’m his guide, a look of surprise flashes across his face. He

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quickly recovers with a slight smile and nod. His eyes glance over toward his buddies who are being paired with the other guides—three men, all older than me. I bring his attention back by asking a series of questions about his previous hunting experience, his rifle, ballistics, etc. Knowing we’ll spend long, strenuous days together, I start building rapport as best I can. On the first day of the trip, we ride about twenty miles to our campsite. Our group consists of twelve people (five hunters, four guides, two wranglers and one cook), 28 horses and my dog, Scout. The cook and I are the only women. In preparation for the hunt, it’s my responsibility to orchestrate all the details of camp: the gear, set-up, horse assignments and menu. Thanks to thorough organization and a top-notch crew, camp set-up goes smoothly. Seven canvas wall tents go up, we cut heaps of firewood and get the horses settled.

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Trudging uphill, the wind sharply whips snow into my eyes, and the crisp air seeps into my lungs with every chilled breath. My legs ignite as I pound my feet through deep windblown snowdrifts. My body feels strong and acclimated to this altitude of 11,000 feet, but I hear him gasping for air. I stop frequently, lifting my binoculars to dissect the landscape while waiting for this breath to steady. Through the wind gusts, I hear a bugle echo off granite walls. My stomach turns, goosebumps rise and my feet trudge faster. As we crest the ridge, we peer down into a bowl to see the butts of three cows and two calves 650 yards away. They are meandering into the timber as the herd moves up a north-facing timbered slope to bed down. Contemplating our next move, I look at my hunter—his eyes wide, breathing heavily, taking off his hat to cool down. He’s whooped. After evaluating the landscape, the wind patterns and the state of my hunter, I decide it isn’t wise to follow the herd into the timber. Instead, we’ll plop down and be patient. We find a great vantage spot tucked in the granite and begin a long day of sitting—for ten hours, above timberline in 45mph wind gusts. Sure enough, in the late-afternoon the elk start filtering out of the trees into one of the bowls we are glassing. Our opportunity on a beautiful, mature 6x6 bull is approaching. My hunter is watching the bull through his scope, and I see the barrel of his rifle quivering with nerves. I talk him through it. I whisper to take deep, steady breaths. I narrate the bull’s movement as he weaves between cows, calves and spikes. My tone of voice is similar to that I might use while leading a meditation in a yoga class. “Just wait. Let him pass that cow. Keep breathing. Ok, he’s clear. Wait for him to turn broadside. When you’re ready, pull the trigger as you exhale.” The bull drops instantly with one lethal shot at 224 yards. We share hugs, handshakes and tears. We field dress the bull by the light of our headlamps.

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We hold hands and say a prayer of thanks. We are grateful, exhausted and cold. We ride into camp at 11:00 P.M. The next day, we ride back to get the bull with two pack horses. The hunter wants to utilize every bit of the animal, so the pack horses fill up quickly. Not wanting to overload the horses, I carry meat and antlers on my back. As I hike the few hours out, gaining 1,200 feet elevation back to our camp, I turn to check on the pack horses and my hunter. He smiles at me, shakes his head. I smile back and keep trudging through the snow, the waistband of my pack digging into my hips with antlers grazing the back of my neck. At camp, the guys guess my pack to weigh at least 100 pounds. It was a brute! When the hunt finished, the hunter expressed his gratitude. He said having me as his guide took out some of the “machismo” he has felt pressured by on other hunts. For him, it was the calmest he has ever felt hunting, thanks to my supportive, gentle approach. “You’re one of the roughest, toughest people I’ve ever met—but still one calm, classy lady!” What a kind compliment and refreshing reassurance that yes, you can be gentle, compassionate and feminine while still tough as nails. We did so much more than just harvest an animal this week. I taught him about horsemanship, the local ecosystem, edible plants, map-reading, weather patterns and geology. Hunting is a way to dive deeper into the wild places—to go far beyond the trails and embed yourself in the land; soaking in each rise and set of the sun, appreciating the quietness of undisturbed natural life and understanding the intricacies of the ecosystem. I am a lifelong student of these mountains, and I feel honored to continue learning while I teach newcomers, like this hunter. As a gift of thanks, he gave me one of the tenderloins for a special occasion. I chose to share it with the gals on my summertime women’s wellness pack trip. While focusing our intention on connecting with the land, my hope is that this story helps do that while we give thanks, practice remembrance and honor the process of food retrieval from the wild places of Wyoming. ° For more stories like the one featured here, visit Filson Life � Filson.com/Filson-Life (Jessie’s story � Filson.com/Filson-Life/Jessie-Allen-Wyoming)


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E V E R Y A U G U S T, N A N C Y A N D J O H N M E R R I L L flood a hay field on their ranch so that flocks of Rocky Mountain Greater Sandhill cranes can eat and rest during their staging season—a time when cranes make their cinematic stopover in northwest Colorado. One of the world’s largest migratory birds, the four-foot-tall omnivores love wetlands filled with insects and bugs, but they also love small grain waste. The Merrills are part of Crops for Cranes, a nonprofit created by Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition (CCCC) to pay private landowners to plant wheat for migrating birds to eat before making their remarkable flight south for the winter. A self-proclaimed craniac and full-time volunteer director of CCCC, Nancy was determined to keep cranes coming to the Yampa Valley. But, when the market value for grain crops started going down, so did the number of cranes coming to the area. “More and more farmers in the Yampa Valley were converting from growing wheat and oat to alfalfa and hay, which are much more profitable.” The production of wheat and oat crops had dropped from 85,000 acres in the 1940s to only 10,000 today. How would these cranes get enough food to stay healthy for their 500-mile flight from Yampa to San Luis Valley (CO) for several weeks, and then, to take off again to Mexico and Arizona? Crops for Cranes is working! In one morning alone, Nancy counted 203 cranes. Since beginning in 2015, as many as 1,200 cranes settle in the Valley each summer. It’s a win-win for wildlife and farmers, who are paid full market value for growing grain (except the Merrills who donate their field). Farmers cut the wheat, and cranes fatten up on the waste wheat that is left behind. And, Nancy admits, it’s not just for the economy. She wants landowners to enjoy watching nature’s dancers fly up and show off their six-foot wing span, and hear their “annoying, unavoidable, loud” rattle song. “The farmers working with us aren’t doing it for economic reasons alone. They’re doing it because they like cranes and wildlife.” The loss of rest and re-fueling stops for migrators isn’t unique to the Yampa Valley, unfortunately. Even though cranes and other migratory birds have flown throughout North America for hundreds of years, they’re losing their stopover sites to urban and agricultural sprawl—everywhere. Even worse, birds have been forgotten, believes Mark Reynolds, PhD, lead scientist for The Nature Conservancy California Chapter’s migratory bird program. “All of us who work in conservation and wildlife management have realized that we’ve gotten really good at protecting areas, but a missing element has been protecting areas for birds.” Perhaps, because migratory birds use land much like humans. “Their use of land is the equivalent of how humans own a vacation home and vacation there for a few weeks a year.” His analogy sparked Reynolds to come up with BirdReturns, an Airbnb concept to expand stopover sites throughout the Central Valley in California. If such a rental market sharing approach was successful for condos, surely it could work for conservation—and benefit both migrating shorebirds and farmers. “Farmers already flood their fields to grow rice, and shallow water is perfect habitat for migrating shorebirds,” says Reynolds, who recruited California’s Point Blue Conservation Science nonprofit and Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s eBird to research when and where migratory birds are in the Central Valley, and to find locations that lack the right type of food, shelter and water. eBird is an easy mobile app for bird lovers to enter sightings online, adding yet another way for scientists to see a migrator’s movements, uncover trends, stopover use, locations, etc. The worldwide database logs two to three million bird watches per month!

Reynolds’ in-depth conversations with farmers proved that they could easily flood their fields for four, six or eight weeks, depending on their water supplies and farming schedule. Since 2013, BirdReturns has provided an online “reverse auction” for farmers to submit competitive bids. In the first season alone, more than 220,000 migrators, averaging about 100 birds per acre, visited participating farm fields. “The counts have been extraordinary!” says Reynolds. “We documented 5,000 Dunlin (known for its long, drooping bill) on one farm field. Farmers are bringing wetlands back, even if only for a couple weeks a year.” BirdReturns now contracts with over 100 rice farmers that provide 55,113 acres in the Sacramento Valley for migrating shorebirds, geese and other waterfowl to roost and feed on worms, crustaceans and other invertebrates. A consummate bird cheerleader, Reynolds recently brought California Rice Commission on board. “This is an exciting way for humans to help this wildlife persist. Think about all that we need for birds and other wildlife, and just the sheer acreage of our landscape that is privately owned.”

M A K I N G YO U R OW N S TOPOVER SITE Here’s a guide to making your property bird-friendly: FOOD: •  Leave a section of your yard or land un-mowed, so birds can feed on seed heads. Avoid large, open, pristine, groomed lawns. •  Don’t use pesticides! •  Let grasshoppers, flies, spiders, ants, gnats, roly-polys, worms, all insects live! Many migrators eat insects exclusively. •  Put bird feeders within 3–32 feet of windows, 9–32 feet of shrubs. PLANTS AND TREES: •  Layer vegetation, such as canopy trees, understory trees and ground cover. •  Plant more shrubs! Birds hide in shrubs, taking shelter from predators and weather, plus, they feed on shrub berries. •  Native plants bring native insects! Use National Audubon Society’s Native Plants Database: https://www.Audubon.org/native-plants CATS: •  Keep cats indoors, always! Fledglings are prey for feral cats to attack and kill. LIGHTS: •  Turn off all interior and exterior lights at night. •  Install motion-activated lights. WINDOWS: •  Put bird-friendly film or stickers on windows. WATER: •  Provide a water source for birds to wash feathers. Fluffed, clean feathers keep migrators warm.

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FIGURING OUT THE MYSTERY OF MIGRATION The lives of migratory birds are mysterious. Even to ornithologists! Despite decades of research, it is extremely challenging to understand where different populations of birds are moving, says Jeff Buler, PhD, a radar ornithologist at University of Delaware, “since most species take off in the evening, fly through the first part of the night and land at sunrise.” “Migration has always been a black box,” says Buler, whose seven-year study using weather radar let him observe daytime habitat for the first time. Buler used the very lowest beam of the national weather system’s radar to watch birds right when they leave the ground for their nighttime flight. They learned why growing numbers of nighttime migrators, like warblers and sparrows, are not surviving. “Too many stopover sights have dwindled and increasing numbers of birds are disappearing and dying during migration.” When stopovers that they have used year after year are suddenly nonexistent, birds have to use extra energy to find another one. It’s energy that they don’t have. Birds can lose as much as one-quarter to half of their body weight as they make remarkable journeys of six to 24, and up to three nonstop days for the Black Pole Warbler flying over the Atlantic. How do birds find new places to stop? How do they manage to find their destination? Thankfully, one thing hasn’t changed, says Buler. “Birds are born with a map sense. They have inherent navigational cues, and they build a map with their mind.” Some birds use the sun and the stars to navigate. Some also use the sighting of landmarks, rivers and mountains. But, way too many are being completely misled by city lights, Buler’s study revealed. “They see the glow from three miles away. For instance, birds migrating in the middle of the Adirondack Mountains can see the lights of New York City!” Then, they fly lower toward the beams and get trapped in the beams—becoming disoriented and eventually, landing from exhaustion. Buler credits The Audubon Society’s Lights Out Program for digging deep to find out why birds are colliding into buildings. New York City Audubon’s studies date back to 1997, when they worked with a researcher and recruited volunteers to walk and record the location of every dead bird they sighted on a sidewalk. “We were finally able to identify exactly which buildings birds were flying into,” explains Susan Elbin, PhD, director of conservation and science. “We learned how lights on change the behavior of a bird in flight.” Lights and reflective glass are the culprit, causing 90-200,000 birds a year to collide into New York City buildings and fall to their death. From a bird’s eye view, a window looks like a tunnel or, they see their own reflection and try to attack it. Elbin is quick to clarify, “Birds aren’t flying into 85th story windows. They are colliding with windows mostly in the first four stories in both urban and rural areas.” Turning off lights frees birds and cuts building utility expenses. To date, about 100 buildings have signed on with NYC Audubon to turn off lights twice a year and turn off decorative lights at night during migration. WINNING OVER BOTH BIRDS AND HUMANS What’s good for birds is good for humans—and the economy! Whether you’re an ornithologist, farmer, conservationist, bird lover. . . everyone has creative ideas to make room for migrators, says Reynolds. The Yampa Valley Crane Festival is a perfect example. Since 2012, the fourday festival draws nearly 2,500 bird lovers, scientists and tourists from across the globe. As festival co-founder, Nancy reached out to Crops for Cranes farmers to provide prime viewing spots and tours. She has not only given cranes a place to gather and socialize; Nancy gathers CCCC farmers, festival volunteers, speakers and donors for dinner at the Merrill’s ranch. It’s been yet another piece of fulfilling her personal dream at Yampavian Ranch—that she named for the Yampa River running through it and to honor all the ranch avians. “My dream for the ranch has always been both to attract and protect birds and to provide access to birders and researchers to learn more about the birds.” °

[ For more information about The 8th Annual Yampa Valley Crane Festival, August 29–September 1, 2019, visit https://ColoradoCranes.org/2019-festival. ]

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Cross-Pollinating Ranches & Recreation Column by Greg Simons

THE RANCHING COMMUNITY HAS BEEN FORCED TO ADAPT TO CHANGING MARKET PRESSURES IN RECENT YEARS , OFTEN CREATING A BLEND BETWEEN TRADITIONAL LIVESTOCK AND FARMING PRACTICES AND FEE-BASED WILDLIFE PROGRAMS

The enterprise aspects of wildlife-based recreation taking place on private land across the country

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Little things, such as “dummy-proofing” gate latches, can go a long way in minimizing heartache for ranchers who have paying, unattended clients on their properties.

San Angelo, Texas, that principally focused on alternative sources of revenue for landowners who were trying to scratch out a living in the ranching business. At that time, fee-based hunting programs were beginning to emerge as a bona-fide revenue option for landowners in this part of the state. Plus, Congress had recently passed a bill that would phase-out the wool and mohair subsidy that had served as a lucrative program for many ranchers since the mid-1950s. The mood of the day was one that seemed to acknowledge that the modern-day rancher would need to adapt their ranching practices and embrace those city-slicker hunters if their ranches were to remain financially viable. During an open discussion, an older gentleman wearing a sweat-stained straw hat piped up and said, “When it comes to those city folks who are willing to pay us for our hunting, it seems to me that we have two options; we can either learn to work with them or we will have to learn to work for them.” His profound epiphany has since defined how much of the ranching community has been forced to adapt to changing market pressures in recent years, often creating a blend between traditional livestock and farming practices along fee-based wildlife programs. This paradigm of hybrid land-use practices can create possible conflicts and challenges associated with dynamic tension, but when distilled down to its rudiment, it is not rocket science that we are talking about; it’s the ability to adapt and flex. Cross-pollinating these two types of land-use cultures offers plenty of opportunity to create synergies for those who are committed to such outcomes.

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Merging camo caps and cowboy hats can create synergies for today’s landowner who is trying to optimize ag. and wildlife yields.

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When it comes to retrofitting “ranch people” into effectively

Simply, there are some combinations of ag. and wildlife that are more

serving the role of facilitating a wildlife-based recreational

compatible than others. Cows and quail can get along well, but grazing

program, you will often run into stormy days with silver-lined

and rangeland practices should be tailored around quail habitat needs

clouds. Ranch people tend to be private sorts, and the idea of

if such compatibility is going to be created. And those considerations

having to cater to outsiders is sometimes enough to bristle their

between cows and quail may be somewhat different than those between

hair. On the other hand, ranch people also tend to be genuine,

cows and deer. Further, sheep or goats and deer may have a different

caring people whose passion for the land is contagious, which

regime of considerations than cows and deer. Grain farming can potentially

can provide an amazing platform for educating folks about

benefit gamebirds more so than cotton farming. These compatibility

land stewardship and provide a dialog that is interesting and

considerations are often species specific, so depending upon whether

enjoyable to clients and guests. Some of the best down-home-

your wildlife program is placing its emphasis on deer, quail, diversity of

style chefs are people who grew up on and live on ranches and

songbirds, Houston toads or something else, this is going to influence the

farms, so integrating those type of skills into the business service

direction of how farming, livestock and range management practices are

mix should be considered. Ranch people are often intimately

all blended together to try and ensure compatibility. When it comes to

familiar with the land and its resources, making them excellent

alterations to land features and wildlife habitat, the “measure twice and cut

candidates to serve as guides and interpreters. These are

once” approach is a wise operational philosophy to avoid heading south into

simply a few anecdotes. As with any service industry, Customer

north-bound traffic.

Service 101 should be the baseline standard that defines the operational culture.

Rural Land Values Like it or not, and there are exceptions, today’s open market ranch real-

Operations Compatibility

estate values are often shaped more by wildlife potential than livestock

Merging different businesses practices can be tricky but using

potential. Thus, landowners who are concerned about the long-term values

the “F” word is often the key; “F” for flexibility. Adaption

of their lands would be well-served to heed the advice of my good friend

should be the “constant,” and relying on personnel who are

and wildlife colleague, Dr. Dale Rollins, through his philosophy that wearing

willing to adjust their normal routines can be vital. Calendar

a camo cowboy hat provides good perspective when making decisions

coordination of when livestock are worked versus when

that not only can impact today’s yield, but can influence outcomes many

recreational clients are present should be considered. Further,

years down the road. And for those landowners who want to rely on third-

are there opportunities to provide a value-added component

party input, there are plenty of good consultants who can provide sound

to the recreational platform by involving these city-slicker

direction on making informed decisions.

recreationists with the ranching practices? Does such integration provide added liability, and if so, how do you hedge or minimize

Again, much of this discussion boils down to the willingness to adapt; kind

those risks? Are there ways to defer harvesting grain crops a bit

of reminds me of Winston Churchill’s philosophy of, “Take change by the

later if such delayed timing creates opportunities for upland or

hand before it takes you by the throat.” °

migratory game-bird hunting or allows you to localize big-game species for hunting and supplemental forage enhancements? What about modifying livestock water troughs so that those water resources are more accessible to birds and smaller wild critters? Are your pasture fences designed to allow for pronghorn movement from pasture to pasture? Are your gate latches “dummy-proof” to avoid problems associated with improperly latched gates? Will your Sunday drive around the property interfere with the quiet time of paid hunters? Are you willing to forego family hunting and fishing if such privileges have been conveyed to a tenant? If traps, snares and M44s are being used for predator control by sheep and goat ranchers, are those ranchers willing to defer such practices if hunters are using bird dogs? As we explore the operational compatibility between these different activities, prioritizing and flexing is often the key to ensuring good synergies.

The author, Greg Simons, co-owns a company that specializes in the development of commercial hunting enterprises and wildlife management programs on private lands. For further information on his company, check out WildlifeSystems.com. Simons also is involved with the environmental mitigation industry.

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Going Home to the Mountains Story by Julie Christmas

THOUSANDS OF TIRED, NERVE-SHAKEN, OVERC I V I L IZ ED P EO P L E A R E B EG I N N I N G TO F I N D O U T T H AT G O I N G TO T H E M O U N TA I N S I S G O I N G H O M E ; T H AT W I L D N E S S I S A N EC E S S I T Y; A N D T H AT M O U N TA I N PA R K S A N D R E S ER VAT I O N S A R E U S E F U L N O T O N LY A S F O U N TA I N S O F T I M B E R A N D I R R I G AT I N G R I V ER S , B U T A S F O U N TA I N S O F L I F E .

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A S A Y O U N G G I R L , camping in upstate New York’s Adirondack Mountains was my favorite family vacation. My childhood memories of the Adirondacks were so fond that by the time I was a teenager, I was planning my own mountain camping trips with friends. After a series of early job experiences in my twenties left me feeling unfulfilled, I moved to the mountains in search of something different. I lived in the Adirondacks for several years and welcomed my first child there. My family and I left after three years, but I dreamed of returning to the mountains someday, and I continued visiting the Adirondacks whenever possible. After leaving my Adirondack home, my two-year-old son was diagnosed with cancer. Thinking that he might someday need a bone marrow transplant, I realized that I needed some medical history. I was adopted when I was only two months old, and because my adoption case was closed, I had very little family health information to share with my son’s doctors. After several months of research, I found my birth mother living in a town two hours away. And my birth father was living in the Adirondack High Peaks where he and my birth mom had met in high school. They were too young to be parents so I was put up for adoption. I realized then that my favorite vacation spot as a child and the place where I had lived recently for three years was—in fact—my true home. Twenty-four years later, I feel like I have come full circle as my current husband and I now own a lakefront cottage

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and a hunting camp in my beloved Adirondack Mountains. In present day, I work for my husband’s recreational land company, selling land in the Adirondacks and the Tug Hill Plateau—just south of the mountains. So I now know and understand how our customers feel when they buy a precious piece of land. My husband jokingly refers to me as a salmon because, like me, salmon are instinctively drawn back to their original place of birth. The undeniable truth is that the place where I bought my first house, where I met my present day husband and the place I continually return to in my dreams is less than an hour from where I began. To this day, I feel the greatest sense of peace and belonging when I am in the Adirondack Mountains. Returning to my “birth home” and buying land in the Adirondacks has truly helped me appreciate working for a land company. At Christmas & Associates, we help everyday people, just like me, realize their dreams of owning land in a place that is special. Our clientele are working-class families and sportsmen with regular jobs, mortgages and car payments. In fact, many of our customers finance their land purchase. We sell land to people from all walks of life—a young professor working on her first book, an elderly hunter with a terminal illness, an Army veteran with PTSD who needed a quiet place to heal, a widower and his dog—all sharing the simple joy of a place in the wilderness that makes them feel complete—a place that feels like home. °

ABOUT THE ADIRONDACKS Created in 1892 by the State of New York, the Adirondack Park is a constitutionally protected Forever Wild area. At six million acres, it is the largest publicly protected area in the contiguous United States. New York State owns approximately 2.6 million acres, while the remaining 3.4 million acres is privately owned and devoted to forestry, agriculture and open space recreation. The Adirondack Park is not a National Park—there’s no fee to enter, and the park does not close at night, nor is it a state park, a common misconception. It is, however, the largest National Historic Landmark, covering an area larger than Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier and the Great Smokies National Parks combined. The Adirondack Region is located in northern New York, approximately four hours north of Manhattan and two hours south of Montreal. The region contains over 3,000 lakes and ponds and more than 30,000 miles of streams feeding 6,000 miles of rivers. The Adirondack Mountains feature 46 “High Peaks” boasting an elevation over 4,000 feet. The High Peaks offer over 2,000 miles of designated hiking trails, providing access to spectacular mountain views. Visitors to the area enjoy almost every recreational activity imaginable—from boating and fishing to hiking and ice climbing to hunting and trapping.

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Agua Grande Year-round Live Oak Creek, fed by more than 30 springs, bisects the

With the rich, abundant diversity of wildlife, it’s no wonder that

ranch from north to south for about seven miles. The line between

Rancho Agua Grande is considered one of the nation’s premier

Uvalde and Kinney counties is on a similar north-south axis.

hunting destinations. Currently, it’s run as an exclusive commercial hunting operation, and as such has served as the backdrop for

The shady pecan bottom along the creek stands in contrast to the

numerous high-profile hunting shows. The ranch is managed under

rugged hills and deep canyons that characterize the transitional

an MLDP Level 3 permit and features 30+ feeders and hunting blinds

landscape. The ranch is home to Boiling Mountain, the highest peak in

located to make the most of the extended season.

Uvalde County, and Salmon Peak, the highest point in Kinney County. With a capacity of 250 people, the lodge is also an ideal site for events Because three eco regions converge on the Rancho Agua Grande,

such as weddings, meetings or reunions. An additional 2,300 square

the vegetation is diverse, ranging from pinon pines to live oaks and

feet of covered porches accommodate an even larger party. The

mesquites, huisache, guajillo and black brush. Its a feast for human

lodge’s expansive main room is bookended by massive fireplaces

eyes and a natural buffet for wildlife.

that stretch from the floor to the vaulted log ceiling that soars 34 feet above. A game loft features a pool table, darts, poker and Big Buck

Because both banks of Live Oak Creek are within the ranch’s borders,

Hunter, a popular arcade game.

the access is completely controlled and completely private. The only tubers, kayakers or anglers enjoying the crystalline, rock-bottomed

Guests will enjoy their stays in one of the eight antique cabins dating

stream will be those you invite.

to the mid-19th century. These cabins were transplanted from the mountains of Kentucky where pioneering families called them

The creek’s flow is slowed and pooled by 10 dams strategically placed

home. The cabins have been restored and updated so they meet the

along its route. Numerous lakes, some large enough to jet ski on, dot

most discriminating standards for modern convenience and rustic

the landscape. Catfish, bass and bream swim in the clear water. The

elegance. Most include a Jacuzzi tub, a kitchenette and a spacious

groundwater is as plentiful as the surface water, and there are many

living room and can sleep three to six guests depending on the

water wells distributed over the ranch.

cabin’s size and arrangement.

In an arid climate, water has long been the land’s most highly valued

Other residences include the manager’s house and the cooler house,

asset. Native Americans relied on the life-giving water as evidenced

both of which are three-bedroom, one-bath cabins.

by the numerous undisturbed Indian mounds and middens located in close proximity to the creek. Lumbering dinosaurs pressed tracks

Numerous equipment sheds, storage buildings as well as a meat

into once soft mud that hardened protecting the imprint from the

processing room with a walk-in cooler round out the ranch’s

ravages of time. The limestone hills are pocked by caves, including

infrastructure. A blacktop road runs from the main entrance to the

some that cut deeply beneath the earth and invite exploration.

main compound. Access is ensured by a permanent easement.

They gather to drink and loaf under the trees, making it easy to view

For those who prefer the convenience of air travel, Rancho Agua Grande

some of the more than 40 species of game from around the globe

has a 5,800’x70’ instrument marked, painted and lighted runway that

that roam the property. It’s possible to see kangaroos, camels,

is completely surrounded by a high fence ensuring that the airstrip

zebras, gemsbok, sable, water buffalo, white bison, Iranian red sheep,

is always clear. Jet fuel is available in Uvalde, which is 25 minutes

scimitar-horned oryx and water bucks, just to name a few, in a single

away by car.

afternoon. Whitetails, turkey, dove and a limited population of quail are native to the ranch. More than 50 miles of high fence encircle

It’s ideally suited for a commercial hunting destination, a corporate

the perimeter keeping the desirable managed wildlife inside and the

retreat, an events center or an enviable private ranch open only to

free-ranging game out.

family and friends. Within its fences, everything is possible.


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IT IS OFTEN SAID that the homesteaders and ranchers survived by employing “true grit,” and that the cowboys of the 1800s, running along the Santa Fe Trail, often dodged arrows from Native Americans and bullets from robbers and bandits. Long, hot, summer days moving cattle along the Cimarron River were ended with Cookie’s best rendition of supper, a couple of campfire stories, and only a few hours of sleep before the sun began to light the eastern horizon, and the day started all over again. Over 150 years ago, this stretch of area would be known as the “Cimarron Cutoff” of the Santa Fe Trail, running from Kansas Territory en route to Santa Fe. Today, it is branded, along with all 1,600 head of cattle, as the Cimarron Valley Ranch. Not much has changed in Southeast Colorado, except that arrows are sometimes found along the river bottom’s banks, and bullets are used for the harvesting of many types of wild game. Cattle still run miles of river bottom and grassy hills, but ranch hands no longer work the herd just on horseback, but by ATV as well. City lights are nowhere in sight, and vehicles only show up if company is expected. The 22 miles of Cottonwoods along the Cimarron Valley that run from Oklahoma into Colorado make up the central corridor of a ranch that boasts over 45,000 contiguous acres. Compiled of multiple historic ranches, “CVR” offers a variety of revenue streams and excellent resources, including tremendous water, ample species of huntable game, mineral and water rights, and natural resources that support cattle and wildlife. During the filming of Cimarron Valley Ranch for property marketing, we gathered hours of footage of varying landscapes and followed listing broker Dax Hayden and the Managing Partner of the ranch Doug Adams throughout the property to hear the benefits and strengths of this magnanimous tract of land. “This land is all contiguous, and we’ve assembled this ranch to take advantage of all the assets,” said Adams. In his years of development and investments in land, never had he seen the water that the Cimarron has to offer. “The main feature is the river and the accessibility of water here. The water development is unlike anywhere we’ve ever been. It’s just so easily accessible.” The irrigation being improved and increased on the ranches has enabled us to have more of everything—cattle, game, forage, habitat, and generally just a better operation. Dax Hayden went on to echo Adams, “What we’ve been able to do is locate water in places where nobody knew there was water. It just makes everything more vibrant. The real reason has to do with the quality and handling of grass and the bottomland grazing pressure.” This is one of the main changes to the property since Adams and his family took ownership. In addition to the ten pivots and added irrigated acres already on the ranch, Adams has permitted ten more and plans to install them in the near future. Cross-fencing has been added to the river bottom so rotational grazing can be implemented. This addition will help not only the cattle, but the wildlife as well.

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“The cattleman and the hunter, if there’s a blade of grass, the hunter thinks it’s for the wildlife and the cattleman thinks it’s for the cows. They generally butt heads on that. We’ve tried extremely hard to come up with a plan here to coexist. We take all the cows out of the river bottom May 1st through the end of hunting season. We plant and allow the wildlife to have plenty of food, and it has worked remarkably well,” said Adams. Hayden entirely agrees that the balance between the cattle and game is in perfect harmony. “The symbiotic relationship with the cattle and the wildlife is what the Cimarron Valley Ranch folks are so good at managing.”

Hayden went on in detail about the ranch’s habitat. “The amount of habitat potential is amazing. The river bottom for the 22 miles averages almost a mile wide, which is over 10,000 acres of pure habitat. It has very fertile soil with good water, and it’s in a great location for cattle and hunting,” said Hayden, who knows a thing or two about cattle and hunting properties. Since 1975, the Hayden team has been known for farms, ranches, and sporting properties, and driving value from the highest and best use marketing to potential buyers. Over 65 percent of their over 525 active properties have cattle or farm ground, while over 70 percent include hunting or recreation. The Cimarron Valley Ranch boasts rare hunting opportunities that should not be discounted. “It is very rare to hunt rutting elk and deer in the morning and bobwhite and blue quail in the afternoon,” Hayden explained. Quail populations on the Cimarron are outstanding, and it is not uncommon to put up 20–30 coveys in a good day in the field. This wild quail hunting rivals anywhere in the country year in and year out. The availability of tags, location in two states, and world-class animals, makes this a highly unique offering.

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The Hayden Outdoors crew works with many conservation groups, but recently they’ve partnered with Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. Working with these folks gives the Hayden team a chance to help develop habitat on properties for sale, and specifically the Cimarron, supporting upland game like Bobwhite and blue quail without disturbing big game hunting. This summer the team heads back to the Cimarron to install multiple habitat houses for blue quail. The team stacks 5-7 wood pallets among the grass range and secure them with t-posts and tanks for water. The quail use these stacks to perch on top of for scouting, escape from predators and lets them survive the hot days during the summer months. The habitat houses yield better populations of blue quail, which leads to excellent hunting come the Fall and Winter months!

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There is something for everyone on this 45,000-acre ranch that rests between the Comanche National Grassland and Cimarron National Grassland. Rocky Mountain Elk have ventured out to their once native habitat in the plains. Over 300 head of local elk run up and down the river, and hunting methods of choice include archery, crossbow, and rifle, with over-the-counter licenses available for a Colorado “C” class license and a season that runs September 1st through December 31st, a much longer season than is typical. Trophy white-tailed deer inhabit the river bottom, and mule deer come down from the grass and sage hills for feed and water. Over 15 custom, high-quality, elevated shooting houses have been built by Adams’ crew, and “senderos” have been put in along the river to allow for open shooting lanes in food plots and clear glassing of big game. “The ranch is the most diverse ranch I have ever worked on. It is extremely rare to find a place where you can hunt and break, which we did break, twelve coveys in a half mile along a feed patch, with an average of thirty birds per covey,” smiled Hayden. This is truly a sportsman’s paradise! The cattle operation on this ranch is excellent, with the ranch running currently 1,600 mother cows year-round. This season has been exceptional so far. Kerry Cromer, the ranch manager and Hayden Outdoors Salesperson, has implemented a rotational grazing program with a focus on balance. “We have developed good irrigated ground and have implemented a program of planting mostly wheat and triticale on the pivots.” This has been excellent for pounds of gain on calves and decreased pressure on the grass. The strategy works, along with Adams, to maximize income on the ranch while producing excellent stock.

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THE R ANCH IS THE MOST DIVERSE R ANCH I H AV E E V E R W O R K E D O N . I T I S E X T R E M E LY R A R E TO FIND A PL ACE WHERE YOU C AN HUNT AND BRE AK , W H I C H W E D I D B R E A K , T W E LV E C O V E Y S I N A H A L F M I L E A LO N G A F EED PATC H , W I T H A N AV ER AG E O F T H I R T Y B I R D S P E R C O V E Y.”

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9,494± ACRES

Yolo County, California

Pine Ranch $12,400,000

ID# 5735661

This 9,494-acre ranch boasts a 7,000-square-foot home, 4,000-square-foot lodge and a pool complex that is the envy of most major resorts. Perfect ranch for the recreational enthusiast with a first-class roping and cutting arena, covered arena and barn with tack room. Runs 400 pair for the season. Trophy blacktail deer, quail, dove, pig, turkey and a large, self-sustaining lake with largemouth bass, bluegill and catfish. Contact Todd Renfrew (707) 455-4444, John Ward (415) 215-8728 or Charlie Engs (415) 601-6330.

2,778.93± ACRES

ID# 6600422

Mendocino County, California

With 15 Legal Parcels under Williamson Act, 150+ acres of irrigated ground, 100+ acres of plantable ground, 3.7 miles of Russian River frontage with diversion rights, the 440-acre foot permitted Bradford Lake, four residences, corrals and fencing for cattle operation and excellent wildlife resources, the Fountain Ranch is in a class of its own. Contact Jim Martin (707) 272-5507.

Fountain Ranch 1,500± ACRES

Shasta County, California

Winter Falls Ranch $7,990,000

Placer County, California

Overlooking the Bear River, with river views from almost every room, this gorgeous 10,000+ square-foot home has left nothing out. The home includes a full wine cellar, tasting room, movie theater, gym and office. Large outdoor complete kitchen and bar. Amazing entertainment “barn” with a lounge and bar, commercial kitchen, sound stage and two full rooms. Recreational opportunities. Contact Sandy Ballou (916) 261-8192 or Bruce Renfrew (650) 773-1863.

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ID# 5584321

Once in a ‘’Blue Moon’’ does a ranch with this much diversity and quality become available for sale. 1,050+ acres under flood irrigation, 521 acres in alfalfa, grass hay, alfalfa/grass mix, 201 acres in wild rice and 328 acres irrigated pasture. Contains headquarters, barns, shop, corrals, four ag. wells and two homes. Can run up to 500 head. Hunting and bass fishing. Williamson Act on the majority of the ranch. Contact Donna Utterback or Rich Callison (530) 336-6869.

151.3± ACRES

ID# 6732710

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$5,450,000 ID# 6624114

146.2± ACRES

Monterey County, California

This ranch offers top-quality western lifestyle living and privacy combined with the close proximity to the leisure and luxury of Carmel Valley. Complete with a custom adobe ranch-style home with four bedrooms and four-and-ahalf baths, guest quarters, gym and office. Currently runs 20–25 AUM, has multiple barns for the equestrian or car enthusiast and has a high producing well. Contact Chris Bailey (831) 277-8344 or Caitlin Wilson (831) 229-7246.

Hollow Spring Ranch 363± ACRES

$3,799,000

San Luis Obispo County, California

Lake Nacimiento Ranch $1,900,000 ID# 6792829

ID# 6915555

Lake Nacimiento Ranch is located on the north shores of Lake Nacimiento Reservoir with Oak Shores water rights. Close enough to enjoy nearby conveniences, easy access to the Pacific Ocean, tons of recreational activities and firstclass California wine country. Can run 30–40 cow-calf pairs seasonally. The new owners can utilize this space for ranching, recreation or the creation of their dream estate. Contact Todd Renfrew (707) 455-4444.

511± ACRES

Solano County, California

Founded in 1892, the Volanti Duck Club has charmed many a hunter for more than a century. Mostly-furnished 2,000± square-foot clubhouse, eleven bungalows with four having their own private boat dock, 22 duck blinds, excellent duck hunting, striper and sturgeon fishing, pig, pheasant and dove hunting. In the Williamson Act. Contact John Ward (415) 215-8728 or Charlie Engs (415) 601-6330.

Volanti Duck Club 847± ACRES

$1,695,000

Lassen County, California

ID# 6792832

This ranch boasts over 250 acres of irrigated lands under two center pivots and wheel lines. There are 90 acres in alfalfa with the balance in grain. There are two ag. wells, three domestic wells, three large pole barns, three homes, a 200-head feedlot and outbuildings. Runs approximately 150 pair. Contact Ceci Dale-Cesmat (530) 251-7857.

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RANCHO ESTRELLA

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Howard W. Hood, Broker Howard@HoodRealEstateInc.com (830) 739-3815

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he 8,100¹ acre Rancho Estrella, located 42 miles southwest of Hebbronville, provides incredible hunting and superlative privacy. Rancho Estrella, which has been managed for wildlife for almost 30 years, is divided into four pastures and completely high fenced. Wildlife includes whitetail deer, bobwhite and scaled quail, Rio Grande turkeys, javelina, dove and feral hogs as well as a full complement of desirable exotics. The well-managed brush country habitat, also suitable for cattle, is supplemented with protein feeders and food plots. Rancho Estrella has nine water wells, four stock tanks and more than 30 wildlife waterers. The ranch has two separate living compounds, each featuring a main lodge, apartments and casitas. The four-bedroom, four-bath owner’s home is located in Brush Pasture compound. The ranch has been a hunting destination and a corporate retreat and could easily be a commercial hunting operation. Contact Howard W. Hood at (830) 739-3815. Available for $30 million.

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REWARD RANCH

2 ,33 0± ACRES

REAL & E D WA R D S

COUNTIES, TEXAS O FFER ED AT

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Howard W. Hood, Broker Howard@HoodRealEstateInc.com (830) 739-3815

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he 2,330± acre Reward Ranch, on The Divide near Garven’s Store, is the best-priced ranch located within 45 minutes of Kerrville. The ranch, which sits in both Real and Edwards counties, fronts Highway 41. A paved road runs from the entrance to the headquarters; crushed stone roads throughout the ranch make accessibility easy. The ranch features rolling native-grass pastures and live oaks as well as two fields suitable for hay meadows or food plots. Throughout most of its history, the ranch, founded in the early 1900s, was used as a livestock operation. The ranch infrastructure includes working pens, barns, a cedar stay round pen for horses and excellent water distribution thanks to two water wells and a windmill. Two additional storage tanks could be hooked up to further develop the water. Most recently, though, the low-fenced ranch has focused on wildlife. Native game includes white-tailed deer and turkey. Free-ranging exotics such as blackbuck antelope and axis deer come and go. In addition to the ranch infrastructure, the headquarters compound includes two main ranch houses and a wrangler’s house. The original ranch house, which boasts four bedrooms and two baths, was completely updated recently to include granite counter tops, wood floors and new heating and cooling system. The Reward Ranch offers several potential building sites with memorable Hill Country views. Just an hour and a half from the San Antonio International Airport, Reward Ranch provides the best of the Hill Country along with convenient interstate access to Kerrville and San Antonio. Call Howard W. Hood at (830) 739-3815. Reward Ranch is available for $2,650 per acre.

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TEX AS R ANCHES

SWENSON FAMILY FLAT TOP RANCH 41,000± ACRES IN JONES COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 6569141 • $49,200,000 The Flat Top Division of the legendary Swenson Ranch was established in 1853/1854. This sprawling 41,000± acre ranch property is located on the Texas Rolling Plains, which is an area widely recognized for ranching, farming, mineral production and in more recent years, outstanding hunting. The eastern portion of the ranch is adjacent to the western city limits of Stamford, Texas. Access to all major portions of the ranch are by paved highways and county roads, and the ranch has an extensive network of well-maintained private ranch roads. The ranch has nearly level to gently rolling terrain, 166± miles of fencing and is well watered by over 40 water wells. Seven± miles of the Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos River flows through the northwestern portion of the ranch, and there are a number of smaller seasonal creeks throughout the property. Over the years, an ongoing mesquite and prickly pear eradication program has been in effect. With the exception of the major drainages and rugged side slope portions of the ranch, most of the remainder of the property is considered to have very productive soils. Approximately 6,300 acres are in cultivation, scattered over about a dozen fields throughout the ranch. In addition to a small grow yard located just west of Stamford, other structural improvements include the main headquarters, the Taylor Camp, the Farm Center and approximately 17 sets of livestock shipping/working/branding pens. The headquarter improvements consist of the ranch manager’s home, several employee houses, barns, horse stalls and a large set of livestock shipping pens which are equipped with scales. This long-term ownership ranch has not been offered for sale throughout the 165-year history of the property. This first time offering of the Swenson Flat Top Ranch is an historic opportunity to own a quality working cattle ranch which includes an extensive farming operation that can be expanded, if desired. In addition to farming and ranching, the property offers excellent hunting opportunities, potential future wind farm development, periodic surface damage income and the potential to share in some portion of the mineral income.

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246 RANCH 2,478± ACRES IN KING COUNTY, TEXAS • PROPERTY ID: 6925717 • $4,646,250 An outdoorsman’s paradise with exceptional hunting/fishing! It was once a part of the famous 6666’s Ranch and has a tremendous amount of Texas history. The highlight of the ranch is 30± acre Snake Den Lake which offers great fishing and is home to numerous ducks and geese. The main ranch home, the lodge, manager’s home and the ranger cabin sit on the lake and have excellent views of the lake, Buzzard Peak and the beautiful Texas sunrises and sunsets. Croton Creek runs through the ranch and is a great water source for the cattle and wildlife.

CROOKS RANCH 6,651± ACRES IN FOARD & KNOX COUNTIES, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 6861591 • $7,482,375 The Crooks Ranch is almost cut in half by the North Wichita River, with the river being the county line between Foard and Knox counties. This is a very diverse cattle and hunting ranch that consists of good farmland, native and improved grasses, several tanks and creeks. The ranch has excellent perimeter fencing and is cross fenced.

RAMPY GUADALUPE RIVER RANCH 475± ACRES IN KENDALL COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 6274687 • $7,470,000 Eight± miles north of Boerne, Texas, along the gorgeous Guadalupe River, this portion of Kendall County is the heart of the Texas Hill Country with immaculate live oak vistas. The ranch, with nostalgic/ vintage improvements, is well maintained and has been managed for livestock production and whitetail deer hunting in recent years.

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PROSPECT RANCH 12,524± ACRES IN SCHLEICHER COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 5511609 • $18,787,185 Well watered and conservatively stocked; tremendous grass turf. Nice small home, hand-house and several sets of livestock working pens; livestock included along with a major portion of the minerals. A firstclass working ranch in an area of strong, long-term ownerships.

SNYDER FAMILY HEADQUARTERS RANCH 3,805± ACRES IN CALLAHAN COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 4016422 • $2,250 PER ACRE Offers a great location, scenery and good cover and vegetation for wildlife and cattle. Amenities such as the city waterline and electricity makes the ranch even more desirable. Long-term ownership, quality ranches like this, with miles of live water, well-maintained improvements and substantial minerals included, are hard to find.

DOUBLE RR PATTERSON RANCH 2,909± ACRES IN SAN SCURRY COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 6703432 • $4,900,000 This game-fenced ranch has whitetails as well as some exotics. Features a four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath barndominium, a 12-acre stocked lake with dock and fishing boats, irrigated food plots, blinds and feeders. Minerals and wind energy royalty income.

ADAMS FAMILY RANCH 22,375± ACRES IN VAL VERDE COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 6475983 • $7,272,070 The Adams Ranch has been owned by the same family for three generations and has typically been operated as a cow-calf operation. In more recent years, hunting quail and whitetail deer has become more important, as this area attracts trophy hunters. Limestone rock outcroppings are common, and soils are generally rocky. A large cave or sink-hole is located on the the property that is reported to be very deep.

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BUFFALO CREEK RANCH 3,051.49± ACRES IN WICHITA COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 4848927 • $3,509,214 A great opportunity to purchase a well-located, North Central Texas ranch within a two-hour drive from Fort Worth. The Buffalo Creek Ranch is known for its whitetail deer, as well as abundant numbers of dove, quail and waterfowl. The ranch has an excellent cover of native grasses for a livestock operation and good cover for wildlife.

SMITH FAMILY RANCH 1,798.85± ACRES IN HALL COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 6313382 • $1,663,936 The Smith Ranch is situated in the Caprock Breaks of the eastern part of the Palo Duro Canyon. The terrain of the ranch is a good combination of productive uplands and ridges, descending to scenic canyons and bottoms. The majority of the ranch drains to the south towards Turkey Creek and the Little Red River. The location, terrain, vegetation and years of excellent stewardship make this ranch a fine hunting property.

LAKEWOOD RANCH 299± ACRES IN WISE COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 6489809 • $1,495,000 This beautiful ranch consists of coastal fields, oak-covered hills and an all-weather creek along with a ridge line. The scattered coastal fields provide the ability to rotate cattle and/or bale hay. A perfect house site at the top of the ridge has wide open views of Lake Bridgeport.

DOOLEY RANCH 4,131± ACRES IN KING COUNTY, TEXAS PROPERTY ID: 6336211 • $2,994,975 This outstanding hunting, cattle and recreational ranch is located in the Big Ranch Country in the southeast portion of King County and has a good network of roads that are very well maintained. The topography on the ranch varies from rough, broken, very scenic canyons, valleys and elevated ridges to nearly level, gently rolling country. Hunting on the Dooley Ranch is considered to be excellent.

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JL RANCH

2,270 ± acres | San Benito County | Paicines, California | $ 6,500,000 | Property ID: 6743193 John Andreini’s spectacular 2,270± acre horse breeding facility and cattle ranch with extensive equestrian improvements, including cutting pen and roping arena, and numerous residences. Carrying capacity of 90 cow-calf pairs, 80± acres farmed to oats. Plentiful water.

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Licensed in California & Nevada: CA DRE# 00656930, NV RED# B.41551 | View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/9116


CLARKCOMPANY.COM | INFO @ CLARKCOMPANY.COM | ( 805) 238-7110 LA PANZA RANCH

14,750± acres | San Luis Obispo County | Santa Margarita, California | $43,000,000 | Property ID: 6373874 The sprawling La Panza Ranch is a 14,750± acre holding with abundant water, diverse operations and impressive improvements. Between outlaws and gold, the La Panza Ranch history is rich and fascinating.

LAS PILETAS RANCH

13,570± acres | San Luis Obispo County | Carrisa Plains, California | $15,500,000 | Property ID: 6156394 Rare opportunity to acquire Las Piletas Ranch, an incredible 13,570± acre cattle ranch with additional BLM and USFS acreage for grazing. Adjacent to and contiguous with La Panza Ranch. Combined, these properties offer 88 certificated parcels and over 28,000 acres.

Licensed in California & Nevada: CA DRE# 00656930, NV RED# B.41551 | 1031 Pine Street, Paso Robles, California 93446

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ALAPAY COASTAL RANCH

162 ± acres | San Luis Obispo County | Harmony, California | $1,650,000 | Property ID: 6861695 Alapay Coastal Ranch is a 162± acre ranch situated just off Highway 1 on the beautiful Central Coast of California, offering picturesque coastal views and three wells.

OLD FAIRCHILD HQ

34 ± acres | San Luis Obispo County | Harmony, California | $1,600,000 | Property ID: 6156408 Embraced by groves of 100-year-old eucalyptus trees and entrancing ocean air, Old Fairchild Headquarters is comprised of 34± acres abounding with potential.

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CLARKCOMPANY.COM | INFO @ CLARKCOMPANY.COM | ( 805) 238-7110 BEARD FAMILY RANCH

5,520 ± acres | Kern County | Caliente, California | $ 4,900,000 | Property ID: 6688041 Beard Family Ranch is a cattle and recreational ranch comprising 5,520± acres located in eastern Kern County.

PAMPA RANCH

5,130 ± acres | Kern County | Bena, California | $ 4,500,000 | Property ID: 6919346 Beautiful, 5,130± acre cattle ranch in eastern Kern County with extensive water development.

Licensed in California & Nevada: CA DRE# 00656930, NV RED# B.41551 | 1031 Pine Street, Paso Robles, California 93446

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R&B R ANCH $24,000,000

507.86

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SISTERS, OREGON – Encompassing 507 acres, this Central Oregon ranch located just five minutes from the charming town of Sisters is a diverse mixture of productive pasture for livestock, high desert pine forest and an irrigated oasis of manicured grounds. RandBRanch-SistersOregon.com pam mayo -phillips & brook havens

MAHOGANY BUTTE R ANCH $9, 500,000

6,867

# 201703558

ACRES

PRINEVILLE, OREGON – Mill Creek runs through the property which borders the Ochoco National Forest. The beautiful 4,010-square-foot main home features a saltwater swimming pool overlooking the Mill Creek Valley. Two additional homes, private setting. MahoganyButteRanch-PrinevilleOregon.com pam mayo -phillips & brook havens

BOX S R ANCH $6, 550,000

280

# 201702356

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BEND, OREGON – Unmatched seclusion and privacy and Cascade Mountain views. Main home, water rights, canyons, stocked ponds, guest home, barn with office and shop, garden and hay barns. This ranch is a one-of-a-kind, recreational lifestyle property! BoxSRanch-BendOregon.com pam mayo -phillips & brook havens

B E N D E Q U E S T R I A N E S TAT E $4, 500,000

33

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BEND, OREGON – Exquisite timber-frame-style home with massive timbers, vaulted ceilings, open floor plan and custom stonework throughout. Patio overlooks waterfall, stocked pond and Cascade Mountain views. Barns, studio, bunkhouse; borders public land. 66500GerkingMarket-BendOregon.com pam mayo -phillips & brook havens

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MAGIC R ANCH $3,000,000

# 201804347

2, 560

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GRANT COUNTY, NEW MEXICO – Magnificent big sky/high plains fenced working ranch located halfway between Silver City and Deming. Spectacular 360-degree views, multiple wells on an abundant water table in the Mimbres Basin with Faywood Hot Springs and the City of Rocks State Park as neighbors. marsha adams, 505. 261.6469 penelope vasquez & drew lamprich , 505.690. 3751 marsha.adams@sothebyshomes.com

OFF- GRID HOMESTEAD $1,089,000

# 201804 402

36±

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CERRILLOS, NEW MEXICO – This is an opportunity to own a quintessential off-grid southwestern homestead with horse facilities and beautiful views. The breathtaking property includes a 5,400-square-foot home, caretaker’s quarters, garage and workshop, stables, hay storage and riding arena. katherine blagden, 505.490. 2400 katherine.blagden@sothebyshomes.com

M A N Z A N O M O U N TA I N R A N C H $998,000

# 201900070

308

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TORRANCE COUNTY, NEW MEXICO – This gracious mountain home and turnkey equestrian facility with barn, hay storage, pipe-fenced arenas and grazing areas is bordered to the west by the Cibola National Forest. The heavily-forested property is situated in the beautiful Manzano Mountains. jack son bla gden , 5 0 5 .49 0. 01 14 jackson.blagden@sothebyshomes.com

FINGER LAKE R ANCH $375,000

1 21±

# 201805523

ACRES

CERRILLOS, NEW MEXICO – A rare offering of over 121 acres in a pastoral setting, the Finger Lakes Ranch adjoins the Galisteo Creek and includes the seasonal Finger Lakes wetlands area. The land offers several building sites, stunning rock formations, 360degree views and mature trees. Horses are allowed. cindy she f f, 5 0 5 .470. 61 14 cindy. she f f @ s otheb yshome s . com

S O T H E BY ' S I N T E R NAT IONA L R E A LT Y | SA N TA F E 5 0 5 .98 8 . 25 3 3 S OT H E BYS H O M ES .C O M / S A N TA FE

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T H E L A N D I N G S AT C H A M A $1,900,000

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CHAMA, NEW MEXICO – The breathtaking beauty that has inspired artists for decades surrounds this getaway in the Landings at Chama, a unique gated ranch located in the mountains of northern New Mexico. Property includes a log home featuring vaulted ceilings and a wood-burning fireplace. vicki markley

CALLE FELIBERTO $1,000,000

45+

# 201704579

ACRES

TAOS, NEW MEXICO – Spectacular panoramic mountain views and numerous building sites. The Gorge View at Stagecoach Subdivision is available as a whole unit or may be purchased one lot at a time. Located in a private, gated area very near the Rio Grande Gorge. A short drive to the Taos ski slopes! vicki markley

LOWER L AS COLONIAS ROAD $995,000

# 201901827

174±

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TAOS, NEW MEXICO – Taos, and all of its magic, is a small town in northern New Mexico situated at almost 7,000 feet with a rich history and beautiful surroundings. Just a short distance from the village is this private ranch with spectacular mountain views, 86-acre-feet of water rights and a small pond. vicki markley

GOLONDRINAS GEM $647,000

59±

# 201804852

ACRES

MORA COUNTY, NEW MEXICO – Beautiful green, irrigated (two historic acequias) grassland with the Mora River flowing through. Located in a tiny Northern New Mexico village, the property includes a three-bedroom, three-bath historic adobe home, an additional historic building and a greenhouse. vicki markley

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THUNDER RIVER RANCH A L BA N Y CO UN T Y | W YO M IN G

RED HAWK RANCH

GUN N ISON COUN TY | COLO RADO

26,046± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 5435396

923± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 2239797

With over 40 square miles to its credit, the Thunder River Ranch captures the best of Wyoming. Big game hunting and fishing opportunities are unparalleled, and its cattle heritage is as rich as its well-watered grasslands. Well-blocked and extremely private, this ranch is simply breathtaking in its scale and tradition as a true legacy property. $22,975,000

At Red Hawk Ranch, high in the West Elk Mountains near Crested Butte, Colorado, you’ll not only be away from it all, but also above it all. This 923-acre wilderness ranch for sale boasts sweeping views of the magnificent Ohio Creek Valley that will be shared only by you and the eagles. $3,450,000

BANDERITAS CREEK RANCH

PAINT ROCK CANYON RANCH

M O R A C O UN T Y | N E W M E X ICO

3,550± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 6795317 The wildlife-rich Banderitas Creek Ranch is situated along the meandering banks of Banderitas Creek and the Ocate River in northern New Mexico. The Banderitas Creek Ranch is 630 deeded acres, plus an adjoining state lease of 2,920 acres. The environmental mix here has worked out perfectly for this ranch to become a remarkable wildlife mecca. $2,500,000

SANDSTONE RIDGE FARM & RANCH F R E M O N T CO UN T Y | W YO M IN G

BIG H ORN COUN TY | WY O MI NG

83,604± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 4558971 Easily qualifying as one of the finest all-around large ranches in Wyoming, the 83,604-acre (7,177 deeded) Paint Rock Canyon Ranch will capture your Western imagination. This Western ranch offers the best in fly fishing, big game hunting and agricultural production. $19,950,000

PIKES VIEW RANCH

D OUGL AS COUN TY | COLO RADO

2,100± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 6599390 Located in the heart of one of Wyoming’s greatest agricultural regions, this 2,100-acre farm and ranch needs to be on the radar for anyone looking at a production property of high value, with the added bonus of great hunting on the ranch itself. With a proven track record for excellent income this is a serious contender as a profitable farming/ranching enterprise. $4,500,000

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478± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 5707386 Located in Douglas County, one of the fastest-growing counties in Colorado, the 478-acre Pikes View Ranch is ideally located for an owner desiring a mid-sized personal retreat less than an hour from two major metropolitan areas. $3,250,000 View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/14957


SOUTHERN CROSS RANCH C A T R O N CO UN T Y | N E W M E X ICO

BROKEN BUTT RANCH

RIO ARRIBA COUN TY | NEW MEXI CO

29,142± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 7032438

16,309± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 3393551

“World-class” is no exaggeration when describing the exceptional trophy elk hunting on the renowned Southern Cross Ranch in west-central New Mexico. The Southern Cross is indeed a “land of giants,” well-known for amazing numbers of 350- to 400-class bulls that have free access to its 29,142 acres (18,535 deeded). Simply put, the Southern Cross controls over 45 square miles of the finest trophy elk habitat anywhere. $14,950,000

Never before offered on the market, the 16,309-acre Broken Butt Ranch in northern New Mexico easily qualifies as one of the largest remaining elk-rich mountain ranches in the state. Named for a rifle with a broken stock found on the ranch in the early 1900s, Broken Butt Ranch has a long history of careful management as a joint cattle and hunting property. $32,000,000

HISTORIC WASHINGTON RANCH

BROKEN BONE RANCH

L O V E CO UN T Y | O K L AHO M A

ROUTT COUN TY | COLO RADO

1,180± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 5604823

1,388± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 4332153

The Historic Washington Ranch in Love County is one of the finest equestrian ranches in Oklahoma. Everything on the ranch, from its luxury housing to its magnificent equestrian facilities, points to a property custom made for horses and horse lovers. Those looking for a quality horse and recreational property within an hour-and-a-half drive of either Dallas or Oklahoma City should put this ranch at the top of their “must-see” list. $7,900,000

Located only 40 minutes from Steamboat Springs and one hour from Vail, lies a Colorado recreational ranch of exceptional quality. Containing 1,388 acres of an ideal blend of mountain irrigated hay meadows, creek bottom and quaking aspens, Broken Bone Ranch has long been prime habitat for elk, mule deer, black bear and small game species. $6,950,000

CAÑONES CREEK RANCH

WAKARA RIVER RANCH

R I O A R R IB A CO UN T Y | N E W M E X ICO

RIO BL AN CO COUN TY | CO LO RADO

518± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 3442825

The White River Country near Meeker, Colorado, has long been known as some of the finest territory in the state for producing quality hay, abundant big game and second-to-none fly fishing, and the Wakara River Ranch excels in all three. Buyers looking for a smaller working cattle/hay ranch with trophy fishing and big game hunting will want to take a serious look at this 132-acre gem. $3,600,000

132± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 6216932 Don’t tell a soul, but one of New Mexico’s best trout fishing secrets lies in the heart of the Chama Valley between Santa Fe and Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Cañones Creek Ranch is 518 acres brimming with trout fishing possibilities in five lunker-filled ponds and 1.25 miles of the productive Chama River. $4,950,000

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BRINKERHOFF RANCH

1,945± Acres | Big Horn, Wyoming | $18,500,000

11,071± Acres | Sheridan, Wyoming | $8,500,000

Unparalleled privacy and the most beautiful mountain views you will find anywhere. The ranch comes complete with lush hay meadows and grass for livestock; exceptional homes, barns and outbuildings; plus, ponds for fishing and plenty of wildlife. Truly an opportunity of a lifetime.

Complete and productive owner rated 600-head working cattle ranch with 400 acres of irrigated farmland. Ranch has several nice homes for employees and owners; plus, excellent livestock facilities that include a 500-head backgrounding feedlot. Only 15 minutes from Sheridan.

RANCHOLME

PASS CREEK RANCH

22,500± Acres | Decker, Montana | $8,250,000

1,956± Total Acres | Parkman, Wyoming | $7,500,000

This well-cared-for, low overhead, grass ranch is as well watered as any you will find. This owner rated 500-plus cow working cattle ranch is rich with wildlife and has a huge indoor arena, nice homes and excellent livestock handling facilities. First time on the market—Great opportunity.

This magnificent mountain-front hunting, fishing and cattle ranch has been in the same family since the 1940s. It has a full set of improvements including classic cabins, barns and even a swimming pool for fun and relaxation. Loaded with wildlife, beauty and fun.

BECKTON HALL RANCH

UPPER FRENCH CREEK RANCH

320± Total Acres | Sheridan, Wyoming | $4,990,000

2,124± Total Acres | Buffalo, Wyoming | $2,900,000

Incredible property, with unmatched privacy and beauty on a 320-acre estate. The luxury home is incredible and situated in one of the most beautiful, breathtaking settings you could ever want. This property does not have a conservation easement but should qualify for one.

This private ranch has live water and its own mountain, located next to the Bighorn Mountains in the French Creek valley just a short drive from town. This spectacular ranch will support a small herd of cows and offers lots of recreation and hunting opportunities. It borders North Ridge Ranch.

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1,056± Total Acres | Buffalo, Wyoming | $1,900,000

75± Total Acres | Sheridan, Wyoming | $1,400,000

Great small ranch with amazing views and no conservation easement, bordering the town of Buffalo. Currently used for cattle and hunting, it also has the potential for future development opportunities as Buffalo grows. It can be purchased with Upper French Creek Ranch.

If having Tongue River frontage, mountain views, irrigated acreage, loads of wildlife, close proximity to town, a nice home, indoor arena, land that borders nearly 1,700 acres of public land and nearly 75 acres of private land are on your checklist, please consider this fine property.

TATE RANCH

STORY ACREAGE

UNDER CONTRACT

169± Total Acres | Sheridan, Wyoming | $1,388,600

95± Total Acres | Story, Wyoming | $1,200,000

Land only, with irrigation and many nice building sites, all with front row views of the beautiful Bighorn Mountains. This land is part of the historic Tate horse operation, is very private and is situated in the Soldier Creek Valley west of Sheridan. Land like this seldom comes on the market; it is truly a beautiful property.

A remarkable gem of a property located in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains of Story, Wyoming, that offers great views all around, privacy, lots of natural water, diverse terrain and lush vegetation and is rich with wildlife. It is near the national forest, and there is good access to the property.

UPPER CAT CREEK

GREYBULL RIVER RANCH

373± Acres | Sheridan, Wyoming | $831,600

40± Total Acres | Meeteetse, Wyoming | $885,000

Land only, with incredible mountain views, plus scenic spring-fed draws full of trees and wildlife. This property offers several building sites, is capable of supporting a small herd of cows and has excellent hunting opportunities. A beautiful parcel of land only 10 minutes from town.

Amazing property 10 miles west of Meeteetse on the famed Greybull River. It has a full set of improvements, incredible views, irrigated hay meadows, pasture and 2,000 feet of completely private Greybull River. Catching 20inch+ native Yellowstone Cutthroat is not unheard of.

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Find your bliss...

Life on the Umpqua.

512 North Curry Road

Steamboat Falls, North Umpqua River

130 Cross Creek

15+ Acres • Umpqua Valley, OR • $1,249,000

7+ Acres • Umpqua Valley, OR • $1,999,000

South Umpqua River Frontage! 15-acre high production property complete with nine acres of established vineyard with over seven varietals, crush pad, tasting room and barrel room. Property ID: 6896896

Exquisite home with views overlooking vineyards across to the Callahan Ridge. Over seven acres suitable for horses or vineyard. Property ID: 5683650

155 Upper Camp Loop Road

160+ Acres • Umpqua Valley, OR • $1,998,000

Craftsman lodge nestled in a private, gated, forested retreat with pond/trails. Vaulted, open-beam ceiling with floor to ceiling fireplace. Guest quarters. Property ID: 5574611

0 Laurel Spring Drive

14+ Acres • Umpqua Valley, OR • $365,000

Located in North Roseburg, this development is situated on the edge of town allowing for that out-of-the-way feel, yet close to everything. City services available. Three adjacent parcels available for an additional 12.26 acres. Property ID: 5968430

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1007 Ash Creek Road

170+ Acres • Umpqua Valley, OR • $1,149,000

Live the Oregon Dream on this ranch with two homes, ponds and a creek. Abundant timber, pasture for grazing, large barn—this property is perfect for livestock and farming. Property ID: 6423236

1240 Indian Creek Drive

49+ Acres • Umpqua Valley, OR • $154,500

Privacy, mountain views and ready to build on! Nearly 50-acre parcel with recently installed septic system and power on site. Plenty of room for a shop, barn or outbuildings. Property ID: 6896885

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SOUTH PLATTE RIVER – COLORADO 1.062± ACRES • PARK COUNTY, COLORADO • $1,770,000

Sportsmen’s paradise in Lake George, Colorado. 140± acre private fishing club community, 4,023± square-foot home with three bedrooms, gameroom, five baths and a three-car garage on 1.062± acres. GMU511. Property ID: 5692985 • www.940EastPlatte.com

KELLER WILLIAMS CLIENTS’ CHOICE REALTY • THECONNIESIMSTEAM.COM CONNIE SIMS, BROKER ASSOCIATE • CONNIESIMS@KW.COM • MOBILE: (719) 339-6795 • OFFICE: (719) 686-9100 107 SUNDIAL DR, SUITE A, WOODLAND PARK, COLORADO 80863

NORTH AMERICA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL GROUP OF LAND PROFESSIONALS. KW Land is the rural land division of Keller Williams Realty with a nationwide network of land brokers working together for you. KW Land agents are local, accomplished experts in land sales and acquisitions, including: agricultural land, timber land, ranch land, recreational land, equestrian estates, land development, hunting land and other specialties. The land specialist at KW Land are the clear choice when buying or selling rural property in North America. SUMMER 2019

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Black Hills Hidden Treasures! IF YOU’RE LUCKY ENOUGH TO LIVE IN THE BLACK HILLS, YOU’RE LUCKY ENOUGH!

Executive Estate 31± ACRES | RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA $1,460,000 | PROPERTY ID: 6995554 A beautiful place to call home! 31-acre executive estate just minutes from Rapid City featuring award-winning Schad home plus equestrian facilities and extra land for additional privacy. Beautiful views!

Living on the Edge

Box Canyon Retreat

110± ACRES | CUSTER, SOUTH DAKOTA $1,020,000 | PROPERTY ID: 6995760

70± ACRES | HERMOSA, SOUTH DAKOTA $1,990,000 | PROPERTY ID: 6593631

Own most of the Canyon Rim on Red Canyon for the best views and most seclusion possible. First time ever offered this way. All 110 acres, including the cabin on the edge!

Incredible executive retreat in desirable Box Canyon with amazing views and 70 beautiful acres. High-end, custombuilt home with a list of amenities that never ends.

Hill City Meadow

Perfect Ranchette

Beautiful Land

40± ACRES | HILL CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA

374± ACRES | HOT SPRINGS, SOUTH DAKOTA

20± ACRES | DEADWOOD, SOUTH DAKOTA

Beautiful open meadow. Surrounded by USFS on three sides.

Beautiful meadows, ponds, hillsides and amazing views!

Level building sites and amazing views! No covenants!

$299,000 | PROPERTY ID: 7028785

$859,000 | PROPERTY ID: 5835846

$240,000 | PROPERTY ID: 6490173

You Gotta Have Faith! FAITH LEWIS, BROKER ASSOCIATE 605.863.0725 | FaithLewis@kw.com View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/1073979

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Beautiful Lakota Lakes THE BLACK HILLS BEST KEPT SECRET

In the heart of the Black Hills, just south of Keystone along Iron Mountain Road, there’s a wilderness preservation community surrounded by parklands that cherish nature and wildlife as much as comfort and convenience. Founded for conservation living, with renowned Aspen home designer and Black Hills native Dick Knecht designing a home for each lot’s individual character. Everyone here shares a common goal. When completed, Lakota Lakes Encampment will have changed everything—and nothing.

Mountain View 1± ACRES | KEYSTONE, SOUTH DAKOTA $880,000 | PROPERTY ID: 7031364

7 Peaks

Shelter Rock

2± ACRES | KEYSTONE, SOUTH DAKOTA $1,799,000 | PROPERTY ID: 5615653

1.08± ACRES | KEYSTONE, SOUTH DAKOTA $275,000 | PROPERTY ID: 6446954

Big Granite

Rock Crest

1± ACRES | KEYSTONE, SOUTH DAKOTA $256,000 | PROPERTY ID: 7032024

1± ACRES | KEYSTONE, SOUTH DAKOTA $159,000 | PROPERTY ID: 7031656

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Price Reduced

Ute Ranch 295± Acres in Huerfano County, Colorado Located along the banks of the Cucharas River, two-and-a-half miles south of the scenic town of La Veta, the owners of Ute Ranch are offering 295 acres of this lovely bucolic property. The ranch includes 125± acres of lush irrigated hay ground, private access to one-and-a-half miles of the Cucharas River, which boasts excellent fishing for brown and rainbow trout and a pleasant mix of grasslands, scrub oak and riparian woodlands. The working ranch headquarters include a handsome 2,200-square-foot manager’s home as well as a number of barns, work-sheds and functional out-buildings. Contact Woody Beardsley.

Diamond C Ranch 1,341± Acres in Eagle County, Colorado Conveniently located between Vail and Steamboat Springs, the 1,341-acre Diamond C Ranch is the quintessential western ranch with lush irrigated meadows and cottonwood-lined creeks in a private valley surrounded by public lands. The ranch offers sweeping views of the Flat Tops and surrounding mountains, generous water rights, world class hunting and recreation and is just a few miles from the famed Colorado River. Improvements include recently constructed homes, a bunkhouse, and equestrian facilities evoking the western lifestyle. Contact Ken Mirr or Haley Mirr.

$2,795,000

$10,350,000

Property ID: 5217623

Property ID: 7040200

Egry Mesa Ranch 2,014± Acres in Rio Blanco County, Colorado

Owl Creek Ranch 2,505± Acres in Hot Springs County, Wyoming

The 2,014± deeded-acre Egry Mesa Ranch represents one of the most diversified and spectacular recreational ranches on the market today. It includes all the resources you look for with 3.5 miles of boundary with the Routt National Forest, a combined five miles of two rivers and water rights that irrigate approximately 180 acres of meadows and pastures. The area boasts the largest elk herd in North America with the ranch expertly managed for wildlife. Contact Ken Mirr.

Owl Creek Ranch is a remote, pristine wilderness property located at the foot of the 12,500-foot Washakie Needles, allowing direct access to the Wind River Wilderness and surrounding 2.5 million-acre Shoshone National Forest. The ranch offers a myriad of recreational opportunities but is also a mecca for several species of big game including bighorn sheep, shiras moose, mule deer and trophy elk. The trout-filled South Fork of Owl Creek runs for over two miles along the southern border of the ranch. Contact Jeff Hubbard or Mac McWhorter.

$6,500,000

$6,500,000

Property ID: 6665558

Property ID: 6314159

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Three Meadows Ranch 4,191± Acres in Eagle County, Colorado

Beckwith Ranch 2,085± Acres in Custer County, Colorado

The 4,191-acre Three Meadows Ranch outside Carbondale is a scenic, recreational retreat property that has been assembled over many years by the current owner, resulting in one of the largest private holdings in the Roaring Fork Valley and by far the largest current offering on the market anywhere near Aspen. Completely self-sustaining with off-the-grid power, the residential compound is comprised of inviting cabins, bunkhouses, barn, caretaker quarters, observatory and bountiful wildlife. Contact Tommy Latousek.

The scenic 2,085-acre Beckwith Ranch is a classic Wet Mountain Valley agricultural gem, boasting senior water rights, decreed irrigation ground, hay production and world-class grazing lands. With the spectacular Sangre de Cristo Range as a backdrop, and graced by the iconic white-wash and red roof “Waverly Place” improvements, the historic Beckwith is not only important to the area’s long ranching heritage, but the ranch and its current owners have played a crucial role in the land conservation legacy of the Wet Mountain Valley. Contact Woody Beardsley.

$17,500,000

$4,000,000

Property ID: 5571536

Property ID: 3504438

Price Reduced

Sundance Bench Ranch 40± Acres in Madison County, Montana This 40-acre property is nestled on its own perch overlooking the Madison River, a premier fly-fishing destination. Landowners within Sundance Bench enjoy private access to a prized wade-only stretch. The centerpiece of the property is a distinctive Norwegian-style compound that was designed and constructed by skiing legend Stein Eriksen. Contact Daniel Carter.

Squaw Park Ranch 1,200± Acres in Platte County, Wyoming Located within the Laramie Mountain Range and perched near the top of the north slope of Squaw Mountain, one of Wyoming’s most desirable elk areas, lies Squaw Park Ranch. 15 miles southwest of Wheatland, Wyoming, and twoand-a-half hours from Denver, this 1,200-acre mountain property is a complete sportsman’s package with impeccable hunting for trophy mule deer and elk, as well as incredible fishing. Contact Jared Souza.

$1,950,000

$2,850,000

Property ID: 5571557

Property ID: 6972304

www.MirrRanchGroup.com

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Robidou Ranch

3,322± ACRES • $2,150,000 • MEAGHER COUNTY, MONTANA

The Robidou Ranch is located in Martinsdale, Montana, and consists of 3,322 acres, of which 1,598 are deeded and 1,724 acres are state leased. Ample water off both Daisy Dean Creek and Mud Creek allows the current owners to produce a substantial amount of feed on 170+ irrigated acres.

Price Reduced

Bighorn Pivot Farm

936± ACRES • $3,200,000 • YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, MONTANA

This farm has 607 irrigated acres with 542 acres under Zimmatic pivots, with the ability to irrigate an additional 149 dryland acres. With its access, location and ample water, this truly is a prime piece of farm ground in an area where farm ground is hard to come by.

Meagher

PARCEL 1 | 829± DEEDED ACRES

PARCEL 2 | 743± DEEDED ACRES

PARCEL 3 | 240± DEEDED ACRES

Arrow Creek Divide Properties YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, MONTANA

Premier Intermountain Properties is excited to announce three new listings. The Arrow Creek Divide properties are all located in Yellowstone County and can be purchased as three individual properties or as one unit. Each parcel has exceptional highway frontage and is less than 20 minutes from Billings, Montana’s largest city. Please visit our website for more details: PIPMontana.com

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New Listing

J Bar B Ranch

Camp 1 Farm

1,427± ACRES • $6,999,000 • MUSSELSHELL COUNTY, MONTANA

Located in one of the most sought after locations in the Bull

9,500± ACRES • $3,440,000 • BIGHORN COUNTY, MONTANA

Mountains, lies a beautiful 5,300-square-foot log home overlooking

The Camp 1 Farm is located in Bighorn County and is within an hour’s

1,427 deeded acres. A mixture of rolling timbered hills and strategic

drive from Billings, Montana. The farm consists of 9,500+ acres, of

open spaces, along with Musselshell River frontage and 330 irrigated

which approximately 4,300 acres are deeded and 5,200 acres are

acres, provides the perfect setting for the avid hunter to harvest giant

leased. With over 8,000 acres of cropland on some of Montana’s

bull elk, mule deer, huge whitetail and an abundance of pheasants.

richest soils, this farm is competitively priced in our current market.

New Listing

New Listing

Green Hills Ranch

Three Pines Ranch

3,990± ACRES • $3,900,000 • GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY, MONTANA

9,060± ACRES • $8,900,000 • GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY, MONTANA

As you enter the ranch and view the headquarters and beautiful river

The Three Pines Ranch has been owner operated by the same family

bottoms, you instantly recognize the pride of ownership Ellis and

for more than 60 years and consists of 9,060 total acres along the

Betty Doney have for the Green Hills Ranch. The property consists of

banks of the Musselshell River. Three pivots, 11 drilled wells, one mile

3,990 total acres, of which 3,350 are deeded and 640 acres are state

of Painted Robe Creek and three miles of Musselshell River frontage,

leased. The location of the ranch along with the irrigated ground,

along with its location in the Bull Mountains, provide an ideal setting

improved pastures, exceptional water rights, including 1884-dated

for either the rancher at heart or the avid hunter. Growing populations

Musselshell River rights and an abundance of Deadman’s Basin

of elk, mule deer and whitetail deer have allowed the current owners

Water, would make this an outstanding purebred operation.

to harvest 180-inch whitetail, huge mule deer and world-class bull elk.

Big Ox Bottom Ranch

1,152± ACRES • $6,700,000 • YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, MONTANA

Price Reduced

Located on the world-renowned Big Horn River, this 1,152-deededacre ranch provides it all. With approximately 555 irrigated acres along with just over 2.6 miles of the Famed Big Horn River, this property provides excellent habitat for a wide variety of species including monster bull elk, huge whitetail and mule deer and unbelievable upland and migratory bird hunting. The fishing possibilities on the Big Horn River are endless, whether you’re an avid fly f isherman chasing trout or a warm water fisherman looking for a giant walleye or bass.

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907.590.9043 | alaskalandguide.com

511 Main Street, Kenai, Alaska 99611

168 ACRE HOMESTEAD 168.44± AC R E S • $1,000,000 • K E N A I PE N I N S U L A, A L A S K A

TIMBER BAY LODGE 2.61± AC R E S • $1,299,900 • K E N A I PE N I N S U L A, A L A S K A

Accessible 168-acre homestead with lake frontage, private airstrip and all the comforts of a three-bedroom, one-bath home or beginnings of a lodge.

Alaskan paradise found! Post and beam home or lodge with tremendous views of Kachemak Bay. Stunning soapstone Tulikivi stove. Five master suites, two common areas and apartment.

Property ID: 6035000

Property ID: 5893218

CABINS ON THE BLUFF

HILLTOP MANOR

24.55± AC R E S • $1,100,000 • K E N A I PE N I N S U L A, A L A S K A

20± AC R E S • $989,000 • K E N A I PE N I N S U L A, A L A S K A

Soar with the eagles on this private Alaskan retreat. Lodging consists of four fully-furnished cabins, main house and RV hook-up. Amazing mountain and ocean views. 24.55 acres for expansion. Endless possibilities!

Extensive mountain views from this custom home with huge masonry fireplace from native stone, open beam vaulted ceilings, custom cabinetry and cedar deck. 1,024-squarefoot attached garage. Bonus shop and covered storage. All on 20 acres of privacy!

Property ID: 6035001

Property ID: 6905038

KENAI WILDERNESS CABINS

GONE FISHIN’ LODGE

2.4± AC R E S • $1,275,000 • K E N A I PE N I N S U L A, A L A S K A

1± AC R E S • $2,490,000 • K E N A I PE N I N S U L A, A L A S K A

Private estate or lodge on the world-famous Kenai River! Selling this heavy timber, stone and tile constructed property with all inventory, decorations and four Kenai River boats, making it truly turnkey! Total of five cabins with 125 feet of Kenai River frontage.

Money-maker on the Kenai River! 11 private rooms; always fully booked; provides fishing right off private dock or via guide services. A fullservice lodge package for a truly amazing Alaskan adventure.

Property ID: 5826012

Property ID: 6035002

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COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS | MANAGEMENT | BROKERAGE | DEVELOPMENT | L AND

Middle Haw Creek Ranch & Timberland Suwannee River Ag Land

Deep Creek Ranch

241± ACRES HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 2950037

566± ACRES VOLUSIA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 2917335

Gorgeous property with pine, oaks and other natural habitats. Deer, turkey and other Florida wildlife species call this property home. Includes 1.25± miles of frontage on the Suwannee River, a major river in southern Georgia and northern Florida that is a total of 266± miles long. $795,000 or $3,300 per acre

SOLD. One of the best properties in Florida based on quality, character and aesthetics. 1.36 miles of lake frontage on two spring-fed, sand bottom lakes. 96 percent uplands. Hunting and fishing galore. Barns, office, cattle pens, improved pasture, pine stands, oak hammocks. Four lots still available in Winona Tract. REDUCED: $3,339,400 or $5,900 per acre

1,200± ACRES FLAGLER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 5850089 Whether you are an avid outdoor enthusiast, a hunter, a cattle rancher or a timber investor, this property offers it all. The property is located near large metropolitan areas and Florida’s east coast. The land can be described as “Old Florida” Pine Flatwoods with scattered cypress heads, oak hammocks and palmetto stands. Hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor activities are readily available and ideal for this site. NOW: $5,040,000 or $4,200 per acre WAS: $5,880,000 or $4,900 per acre

Three Lakes Ranch 758± ACRES VOLUSIA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 5696713

Residential Development Land

SOLD. Perfect for recreation with abundant lakefront and development potential, this property consists of 91± percent uplands and is covered with majestic oak hammocks, long leaf pine and pasture. Covered in Florida wildlife. Has been divided into and approved for 62 buildable, 10+ acre lots. This protects vested interests and provides for an eventual exit plan by making the individual parcels ready for sale or development. Subdivision design provides for forestry corridor, miles of trails and access to lakes Dias, Winona and Clifton.

1,386± ACRES LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 2917314 Two parcels with a yield potential of 1,140 to 1,340 total residential units. Land has been annexed into the City of Mascotte. Parcel 1: 304 acres, ideal for mixed use. Parcel 2: 1,082 acres, rural residential with one unit per acre (900–1,000 units for the property). $9,009,000 or $6,500 per acre for both Parcel 1: $1,976,000; Parcel 2: $7,033,000

Headwaters Ranch 180± ACRES LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA PROPERTY ID: 2770997 Easy access to Orlando, Sanford and east coast beaches. Ranching, ag. opportunities, hunting and fishing opportunities galore. Small lake and mobile homes. Borders thousands of acres of government-owned lands. $810,000 or $4,500 per acre

M A U R Y L . C A R T E R & A S S O C I AT E S , I N C . has sold over 200,000 acres of land and has closed over $1 billion in transactions over the past 35+ years. Since January 1, 2012, we’ve sold over 49,902± acres and closed over $500 million in transactions (over 4,728± acres and $73,032,680 in 2018). Our core competencies include brokerage, land investments and land management.

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Cra t e rLa keRe a lt yInc. com Linda Long, Principal Broker/Owner | (541) 891-5562 | Linda@CraterLakeRealtyInc.com 33550 Highway 97 North, Chiloquin, Oregon 97624 | (541) 783-2759 | (541) 783-2724 Fax

SWAN LAKE BASIN R ANCH 1,028± Acres in Klamath County, Oregon

C ROW N N U R SE RY FA R M Organic, top-producing soils, excellent high-volume well, pumps and buried mainline, plus district water. Grows seed potatoes, garlic, strawberries and other specialty crops as well as alfalfa and grain. Two homes, garage, hay shed, older potato shed for storage. Private setting against hillside. Available for planting this season. MLS #3001529

This scenic, productive ranch includes 1,028 acres with 550 acres irrigable from two wells testing 2,700 GPM and 3,000 GPM. Retirement from long-time family operation creates this unique opportunity! Quality soils produce potatoes, alfalfa, grain and grasses for pasture with 18± wheel lines on approximately 420 acres, plus flood irrigation with checks, pipe and risers on approximately 130 acres. 478± acres offers timbered ground ideal for wildlife habitat. Four homes, hay barns, grain bins, shops, feedlot and corrals, irrigation equipment complete this package. MLS #2988428

Property ID: 7019633 | Offered at $2,900,000

Property ID: 5450205 | Offered at $3,950,000

T P BA R R A NC H

PLUM VALLEY EQUESTRIAN FACILITY

2,000± Acres in Klamath County, Oregon

44.89± Acres in Klamath County, Oregon

2,000-acre pasture and river ranch. 1,500 acres irrigated with two wells, 2,700 and 2,500 GPM, five Valley pivots, wheel lines and gravity flow. Three miles of river frontage with waterfowl, fishing and recreation. Three ranch homes, 2,000-square-foot insulated shop with concrete floor, bunkhouse, tack room, separate hay barn. Lighted expansive working and processing pipe corrals, covered adjustable alleys, new hydraulic squeeze, scales and storage on concrete. Currently running 600 Fall pair; also offers quality yearling feed. Equipment included. MLS #2995802

Cascade Mountain views, 44.89 irrigated, fenced acres. 2,900-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath, cedar-sided home with wood ceilings, granite countertops, oak flooring, three decks, professional landscaping and attached two-car garage. Indoor riding arena with nine stalls, heated stands, restroom, huge tack room. Second home near the barn, outdoor arena, shed row stalls, paddocks, hay barn, metal shop. Located in the heart of Klamath County, home to two wilderness areas, thousands of acres of forest service ground and Crater Lake National Park. MLS #2993396

Property ID: 6314197 | Offered at $3,900,000

Property ID: 6572751 | Offered at $765,000

479± Acres in Klamath County, Oregon

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HIDDEN SPRINGS FARM

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tep off the front porch to help birth calves, host a turkey hunt or quietly fly fish. Hidden Springs Farm sits in a serene basin at the foot of Lookout Mountain. Whether you choose to raise livestock, ride horses, garden, fish, hunt, shoot or pick up a new hobby, life on the farm has no shortage of activity. Come home to the comfortable farmhouse situated on a 200-year-old homesite. Wraparound covered porches overlook the tranquil pastures, manicured lawn, pool and pond, and encourage you to enjoy the surroundings morning, noon and night.

• 374± acre mix of fenced pasture and managed woodlands • Year-round water in state-managed Duck Creek Trout Stream • 3,000± square-foot farmhouse, 5 barns, and caretaker’s compound • 30 miles to Chattanooga, Tennessee • 100 miles to Atlanta, 150 miles to Nashville 374± Acres | $2,648,000 | LaFayette, Georgia

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Equine Estate

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ATHENS, TENNESSEE

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COPPERHILL, TENNESSEE

39.5± Acres | $925,000

320± Acres | $2,300,000

405± Acres | $2,100,000

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5-Bedroom Custom Home Private Yet Convenient Location, 12 Minutes to I-75 Smoky Mountain views, Barn & 2 Ponds 1 Hour to Knoxville and Chattanooga

Mix of Fenced, Level Pasture and Woodlands Expansive 20-Stall Horse Barn and Riding Ring 8-Acre Lake, Additional Ponds & Streams 30 Minutes to Downtown Chattanooga

180-Degree Mountaintop Views 5-Bedroom Home with Mother-in-Law Suite Minutes to Ocoee and Toccoa Rivers Less Than 1.5 Hours to Chattanooga

Todd Henon

423.664.1900

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Binford Jennings, Broker BEVERLY-HANKS.COM • BINFORD@BEVERLY-HANKS.COM • 828.707.6442

Acreage with French Broad River Access 15.31± ACRES IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA • $1,000,000 This parcel of land consists of 15.31 acres, platted as nine lots by LandDesign. Assets include approval by city for water and natural gas connections, as well as elevation providing views of the French Broad River and common area riverfront for use by owners of lots in the subdivision, plus it’s adjacent to Blue Ridge Parkway. Five minutes to shopping and movies of Biltmore Park, and 10 minutes to downtown Asheville. Assets that cannot be beat! Property ID: 6329118

Lot with Views of Blue Ridge Mountains .94± ACRES IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA • $139,000 Five minutes from downtown Asheville, gorgeous building lot with long-range views of Blue Ridge Mountains and, at night, twinkling city lights far below your deck. Architect owner’s house plans and elevations attached for the ideal home right off Town Mountain Road. At home on top of the mountain, yet only five minutes from all the finest eateries and watering holes. Unbelievable! Must see to believe. Water meter already in place for city water and fourbedroom septic perk test done and on file with the county. Property ID: 6653668

Alexander Heights Mountain Home 1.34± ACRES IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA • $300,000 Private mountain home on cul-de-sac is priced to sell! Long-range mountain views. Open concept and beautiful red oak floors. Master bath with double sinks. Guest bath with Jacuzzi tub. New roof in 2010. New kitchen in 2011 with beautiful quartz, tons of storage and laundry on main. Basement footprint equal to main level footprint. Garages allow parking for four (two on main level and two on basement level). Fully fenced big backyard. There is a shed and an out-building complete with electric and water. MLS #3509830

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RIVER BEND RANCH • $1,682,000

SPRING BLUFF RANCH

A new limestone and pipe-fenced entry leads to an inviting home and large entertainment pavilion among gorgeous, mature oaks and native hardwoods on the high-bank side of the Trinity River adjoining Big Thicket National Preserve. Used for livestock production and recreational activities, the property is less than an hour from Houston.

Really pretty Hill Country diamond ideally located between Wimberley and Dripping Springs on Ranch Road 12 offering bottom land, hardwood trees, creeks, springs, seeps, bluffs and flat-top hills with grand views for building sites. Big, high-end neighbors. Ideal for vineyard. Less than an hour to San Antonio or Austin. Unique opportunity.

170± ACRES | LIBERTY COUNTY, TEXAS | PROPERTY ID: 6862851

275± ACRES | HAYS COUNTY, TEXAS | PROPERTY ID: 6862360

ROLLING OAK RANCH

LA PALOMA RANCH • $999,625

Cattle country with large hardwoods and open grass land highlighted with creeks, a spring that no one has seen go dry and seeps. Great access while being very private; working pens, holding traps, electricity and well. Native game is abundant. Really nice ranch.

Gentle hilltop with endless views overlooking rolling improved pasture, fertile fields and three large stock tanks just an hour south of San Antonio in the middle of cattle country and world-class dove hunting. Great ranch in a great location.

333± ACRES | FAYETTE COUNTY, TEXAS | PROPERTY ID: 6696735

275± ACRES | KARNES COUNTY, TEXAS | PROPERTY ID: 6478826

200 Northcrest Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78213

www.LandInvesTex.com | Jim Fuchs, Broker

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Telluride, Colorado There is a power and a brilliance in the tranquility of the Bridal Veil icefall in the winter, and a place of stillness even during the springtime roar of the highest waterfalls in Colorado. To own this defining 15acre parcel of shimmering aspen forest, two miles from the National Historic District of Telluride, its world class ski resort and endless summer festivals, is like owning a small piece of the most stunning national park in North America.

$5,000,000 Call Erik at +1.970.708.1954

Mountain Village, Colorado Two distinct and stunning communities combine to make Telluride the unique jewel that it is to North America. The Mountain Village and the Town of Telluride are beautifully joined via a year-round, free gondola, the most scenic transportation system in the world. Lot 92 overlooks the Mountain Village, and in the distance the iconic ‘Coors logo’, Wilson Massif. Within walking distance of the gondola, the core of the Village and even the golf course, this is as good a home site as one can dream of.

$1,850,000

Norwood, Colorado Only 37 miles from Telluride’s heartbeat of activity and dramatic alpine setting, the pastoral 175-acre Beaver Canyon Ranch offers simplicity, charm and serenity just three miles from the small rural Colorado town of Norwood. 50 shares of irrigation water helps in the production of 50 tons of hay per year. Adjacent to the BLM’s Beaver Canyon, this is an ideal horse ranch. . . or, as may be permitted by San Miguel County. . . a pot or hemp farm!

$900,000

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Large timbered mountain range spanning a major drainage divide with 10 streams and rivers. Overlooks the town of McCall. Unique first-time offering.

This expansive cattle ranch dominates the Sprague River valley, while 16 miles of the Sprague River—along with Meryl Creek—provide world-class trout fishing.

30,912± DEEDED ACRES • $1,995 PER ACRE • PROPERTY ID: 5145525

15,620± DEEDED ACRES • $23,350,000 • PROPERT Y ID: 5850520

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Conveniently located 35 miles northeast of Boise, Idaho, this is a one-of-akind, stunningly beautiful, private, hunting recreational property.

The Salmon River Mountain Ranch is a pristine jewel located along the infamous Salmon River and located near the quaint town of White Bird.

10,600± DEEDED ACRES • $10,296,000 • PROPERT Y ID: 4620265

4,664± DEEDED ACRES • $3,980,000 • PROPERT Y ID: 4238447

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With its abundant water and excellent grass for grazing, Bull Mountain Ranch is easily one of the best elk hunting ranches on the market.

5,710.6± DEEDED ACRES • $12,250,000 • PROPERT Y ID: 6046217

12,467± DEEDED ACRES • $14,750,000 • PROPERT Y ID: 4313540

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Rancho San Carlos Montecito, California – Reginald Johnson estate built in 1931 with features that include 10 residential cottages, an office, producing orchards and extensive equestrian facilities. $75,000,000 | #18-3461 | 237± Acres

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El Mirador Estate Montecito, California – Part of the historic El Mirador Estate with legendary Japanese gardens, a large building site, a 1918 gate house and private water, making this a one-of-a-kind opportunity to own your own piece of Montecito history. $15,000,000 | #18-4351 | 13.73± Acres

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Ultra-Chic Renovated Farmhouse Montecito, California – A pastoral equestrian property with stunning mountain and ocean vistas. Fully renovated farmhouse, barn with guest quarters and studio, pool and spa surrounded by landscaped gardens and fenced pasture with ocean views. $8,950,000 | #19-1643 | 10.06± Acres

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Rancho Monte A legre Carpinteria, California – A level parcel in the exclusive Rancho Monte Alegre offers expansive views. The proposed house and barn were designed by Shubin + Donaldson with the building pad already designated and cleared, and a new well was installed. $4,000,000 | #18-4121 | 9± Acres

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NASHVILLE IS CALLING! 3 6 . 2 Âą AC R E S I N D I C K S O N CO U N T Y, T E N N E S S E E This 36-acre estate is only a 45-minute drive to Nashville! Convenience is key, but this farm also offers peace and tranquility being surrounded by other farms and Montgomery Bell State Park. Features of the property include the amazing lake which has huge fish, a boat ramp, dock, picnic/gazebo area and a storage barn by the lake. The 4,900-square-foot, A-frame home has four bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths and is well appointed with hardwood floors, an entertaining room with a lake view, huge laundry room, wood and gas burning fireplaces, master suite, bonus room and a sauna. Includes a party zone inside and a saltwater pool with cabana plus a workshop outside. Check out our website for more information: LandReferral.com.

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Travis W. Robeson

Cell 615-944-3909

TWRobeson@gmail.com TravisRobeson.com View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/228033

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BLACK HILLS AREA PROPERTIES JIM PEDERSON, BROKER | (307) 746-2083 | ARNOLDREALTY.COM 505 WEST MAIN STREET, NEWCASTLE, WYOMING 82701

CANYON SPRINGS OVERLOOK

SPRING CREEK RANCH

COTTLE CREEK RANCH

44± ACRES FOUR CORNERS, WYOMING

1,623± ACRES SUNDANCE, WYOMING

260± ACRES STURGIS, SOUTH DAKOTA

The ultimate Black Hills recreational hideout or year-round residence. Two-bedroom apartment, heated shop, guest cabin and garage. Incredible scenery overlooking Beaver Creek Canyon. Fiveminute drive to national forest. $595,000

A premier setting with 1,623 deeded acres and a 40-acre state lease. Live water, unparalleled privacy, an impressive Black Hills landscape and excellent wildlife habitat. A first-rate Black Hills ranch. $4,700,000

Potential development or Sturgis Rally property. Rolling terrain, rural water on two sides and a stocked reservoir along Cottle Creek. Good headquarters buildings with a ranch-style home and numerous outbuildings. $4,500,000

SUNNY DIVIDE MEADOWS

AMERADA DIVIDE RANCH

ROCKY ELK RANCH

263± ACRES SUNDANCE, WYOMING

17,147± ACRES CASPER, WYOMING

7,361± ACRES NEWCASTLE, WYOMING

Private setting located between Sundance and Devils Tower with awesome views and a great set of buildings. Custom brick home, insulated workshop, equipment shop and open-front shed. Quality throughout. $2,000,000

Hard-grass ranch with 17,147± acres, including 15,540± deeded acres and a 1,607± acre BLM permit. Trophy mule deer and excellent antelope habitat. Numerous water sources, two sets of corrals and a scale. $7,700,000

In the heart of elk country with 300+ class bull elk. 7,361 deeded acres plus 440 acres of state and BLM. Terrain ranges from creek bottoms to mountain tops with awesome views. Trophy elk and live water! $9,400,000

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Hungry Hill Tree Farm 336± ACRES • LINN COUNTY, OREGON • $2,399,000 This beautiful tree farm offers exciting possibilities: investment, hunting/ recreation, two rural home sites and more. Only nine miles to I-5. Three ponds with registered water rights. A 2017 timber cruise estimates volume in stands 31 and older to be 2,095 MBF. The next 5–10 years will produce dramatic volume and value growth. Property ID: 6317996

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Dorena Lake Tree Farm

1,140± ACRES • DOUGLAS COUNTY, OREGON • $1,499,000

273± ACRES • LANE COUNTY, OREGON • $1,095,000

Escape it all. This is a rare opportunity to pick up over 1,100 acres! Hunting, camping, trail riding—an ATVer’s paradise! You will think you are in Eastern Oregon. Plus it has an estimated 2,600 net MBF harvestable timber with many times that much volume growing into merchantable size over the next several years. Ideal for selective logging. It’s not prime forest land, but that’s to your advantage. Only $1,315 per acre! Minutes from I-5.

This well-managed tree farm is a high-quality forest investment property. Excellent Douglas fir plantations from 10 to 23 years old. There are several potential homesites with outstanding views of Dorena Lake and its beautiful surroundings. Flat to gentle slopes permit you to locate your dream home with easy access to the paved county road. It lies across the road from Dorena Reservoir, a popular lake for recreation. Property ID: 6357661

The Natural Choice For Forest Land Real Estate

Fred Sperry

Jean Sperry

Lauren Read

Jill Cogley

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William (Bill) Marre Forester, Broker Bill@NWForestProperties.com

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MATT MILLER, BROKER

HANK MCPHERSON, PROPERTY MANAGER

Matt @ WildernessRealty.com | 207 944 0510

Hank@McPhersonTimberlands.com | 207 944 2947

1,610± Acres Be av er C o v e, M a i n e

• OWN AN ENTIRE MOUNTAIN • ABUTS MAINE’S UNBROKEN WILDERNESS • ONLY 6 MILES FROM SERVICES

• FRONTAGE ON MAINE’S LARGEST LAKE • GEM OF THE NORTH • LOW TAXES

Divided Into Several Tracts 5.56 Miles on Moosehead L ake For More Information Visit

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A unique ownership and investment opportunity in Maine sitting on the edge and part of the largest privately-owned forest in the United States. It really is a one-of-a-kind property, having a managed forest, an entire mountain (Burnt Jacket Mountain), access by an excellent interior road system and over five miles of frontage on Moosehead Lake. Beaver Cove is a residential community developed by a timber company in the late 1960s. There are over 300 mostly lakefront residences with about 80 year-round residents. Real estate taxes are some of the lowest in the state of Maine. Moosehead Lake is one of the largest lakes in the northeast at 40 miles long and 20 miles wide. The water is crystal clear, over 100 feet deep in many places, and nearly 70 percent of the shoreline is protected from development.


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V I N TA G E R A N C H Vintage Ranch lies in the country where legendary outlaws took shelter and where pioneering ranch families carved out a living on which future generations could prosper. Its deep canyons, remote landscapes and rushing streams cultivate the sense of wildness that attracted so many to this frontier southwest of Kaycee, Wyoming. Offering 876± deeded acres and approximately 584± acres of BLM lands, Vintage Ranch’s superior beauty encompasses grassy irrigated meadows, miles of winding river, red walls, deep canyons and rolling foothills pastures. The Red Fork of the Powder River, a trout stream, winds its way through the property for about three miles. In addition to hours of fishing, other common outdoor pursuits include hiking, hunting, sporting clays shooting, kayaking, wildlife watching, birding, camping, four-wheeling and horseback riding. The custom six-bedroom, four-bathroom home and outdoor improvements easily accommodate daily family living, recreational uses and business networking in the relative remoteness and privacy.

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JENSEN BULL CAMP 1,549± acres total, of which 1,149± acres are deeded, 80± acres state lease and 320± acres BLM lease, located on the southern end of the Bighorn Mountains. Spectacular mountain land that offers heavy timber interspersed with hidden grassy parks. Located in Elk Hunt Area 34, which is known for having elk in the 350-inch class with some bulls scoring upwards of 400-inch Boone and Crockett; Deer Hunt Area 30 or Region Y (non-resident); and Antelope Hunt Area 20. Beaver Creek is on the southern end of the property. Spectacular views, incredible hunting and wildlife and an off-the-grid, 864± square-foot, three-room cabin.

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C21NOVUS.COM Novus Realty

Amanda Walker | AmandaWalkerC21@gmail.com 678.664.1400 OFFICE | 678.633.9672 MOBILE

SOUTHERN COMFORT FARM 994Âą Acres in Muscogee County, Georgia $4,900,000 | PROPERTY ID: 6748277

At the end of a long gravel drive, sits a 6,300-square-foot Victorian Antebellum home and beautiful horse facilities that are sure to please the most discerning equestrian. Inside the home, each bedroom contains its own onsuite bathroom, perfect for guests! Large master suite contains sitting area, his/hers closets, fireplace and a balcony overlooking the pool and koi pond. Additionally, the three-car garage also has a one-bedroom, one-bath full apartment. A large wraparound porch overlooks the cross-country course located in the pecan grove, the enormous stocked lake, the six-stall show barn (with a two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath apartment) and fenced paddocks. If you enjoy hunting, the 1,000 acres of property has excellent wildlife, including turkey, deer and quail. Owner is willing to divide. View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/1277201

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54± ACRES | PARK COUNTY, WYOMING

50.62± ACRES | PARK COUNTY, WYOMING

Meeteetse River ranch. Gorgeous river-front custom home. Guest house and shop. Wyoming’s finest!

Pristine mountain ranch. Bordering national forest. 2,000± feet riverfront. Excellent fishing and hiking.

Public land and reservoir close! Custom-built home. Productive planted alfalfa. Complete horse setup.

$2,495,000 | Property ID: 6082653

$2,195,000 | Property ID: 6107007

Property ID: 6065301

CASTLE ROCK RECREATION RANCH

W A R M & W ES TER N R ETR EA T

S U R R OU ND ED BY PUBLIC LAND

284± ACRES | PARK COUNTY, WYOMING

43± ACRES | PARK COUNTY, WYOMING

62± ACRES | PARK COUNTY, WYOMING

Outdoor recreation and wildlife mecca. Private with enormous views. Pond, corrals, hay ground.

Canadian log home. River frontage. Enjoy the great outdoors, abundant wildlife and expansive views.

Unique recreational retreat for the outdoorsman. Charming cabin. Unbelievable privacy and views.

$1,725,000 | Property ID: 6072447

$1,550,000 | Property ID: 6577403

$1,250,000 | Property ID: 6156613

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187± ACRES | PARK COUNTY, WYOMING

19± ACRES | PARK COUNTY, WYOMING

Exceptionally designed home. True western retreat. Mountain views, established landscaping, bridal paths.

Unique and beautiful ranch. Remodeled western home, guest cabin, indoor arena and much more!

Riverfront property. Dramatic views. Renovated home. Large shop, green house, horse setup.

$1,250,000 | Property ID: 6555698

$1,175,000 | Property ID: 6086855

$1,100,000 | Property ID: 6109640

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58± ACRES | BIG HORN COUNTY, WYOMING

66± ACRES | PARK COUNTY, WYOMING

19± ACRES | PARK COUNTY, WYOMING

At the base of the Bighorn Mountains with Shell Creek running through. Endless outdoor opportunity.

Production ground, good water, remodeled home. Horse setup with barn/shop. Mature landscaping.

Rare property featuring FAA registered airstrip/hangar. Beautiful home, scenery, 5 minutes to public land.

$1,060,000 | Property ID: 6113794

$969,000 | Property ID: 6088894

$897,000 | Property ID: 6085564

1-877-443-6234 | CODY, WYOMING | CODYLIVING.COM

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JANE SCHIPPERS JANE@NWIDAHO.COM | 208.755.2551

ROB SCHIPPERS ROB@NWIDAHO.COM | 208.661.5235

Cederbloom Road | Coeur d'Alene, Idaho One-of-a-kind hunting and recreational property just minutes from downtown Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. 160 acres of pristine Idaho land. Old logging roads have been converted to private trails suitable for hiking and ATVing. Owners have cultivated this property as their own private hideaway for hunting, fishing and hiking and enjoying the variety of wildlife and beautiful natural landscape. Micro climates perpetuate an extreme variety of flora and fauna. As well as being located close to town, this property is near Idaho National Forest for endless opportunities to enjoy incredible Idaho. Idaho is a favorite for big game hunters, and this property is a prime example of what Idaho has to offer. The 1,840-square-foot cabin was built in 2015 by a local high-end builder and offers all of the custom details one would expect in an upgraded home.

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Catamount Ranch’s Best View STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLOR ADO

360-degree views from Flat Tops to the ski area. Lot 10 has 6.48 acres and an incredible building site.

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Only Lake Front Lot Available on Lake Catamount STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLOR ADO

Incredible access to Colorado’s largest private lake. Build your dream home and enjoy some of Steamboat’s finest recreation.

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Mountainside Barn Village STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLOR ADO

Corner lot with spectacular mountain views, perfectly situated close enough to the mountain and downtown.

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South Valley Timbers Preserve STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLOR ADO

35-acre lot with an unbeatable location close to town and the ski mountain with majestic views of the Flat Tops, Lake Catamount and the Yampa River winding through the valley floor.

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South Valley Tranquility STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLOR ADO

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SHOREWEST REALTORS Joe Moore JoeMoore@Shorewest.com | 920.328.7885

Tina Hoffman THoffman@Shorewest.com | 920.412.0405

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Laura Owens • 719.689.5501 • Laura@SaddleUpRealtyCo.com • SaddleUpRealtyCo.com

Tom Campbell Ranch 2,946± Acres $3,950,000 Park County Colorado TomCampbellRanch.com

Known as a keystone property, this 2,946± acre ranch includes functional historic buildings reminiscent of an earlier time, hay meadows full of alpine native grasses, many adjudicated springs, multiple ponds and tall rocky outcroppings that the golden eagles call home. This is the Tom Campbell Ranch! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to obtain significant hunting and ranching acreage in the Central Colorado mountains for an affordable price. Currently, the ranch is a cow-calf operation along with annual hay production. Located in GMU 581, the ranch is home to elk, mule deer, antelope, wild turkey and more. It is not uncommon to see the 300+ resident elk herd. With springs and ponds throughout, both wildlife and cattle thrive on this land that has been carefully managed for generations. Elevation ranges from 8,600 feet to peaks of over 9,400 feet. Situated on both sides of County Road 71 in Park County, the ranch has easy access. The Tom Campbell Ranch is a working cattle ranch under Conservation Easement with CCALT to protect the natural beauty and rich agricultural heritage that the family created in the early 1930s, and continues to this day. There are two building envelopes that are retained for your use. Now, for the first time, the Campbells are willing to pass this exceptional property along to you! Located near the town of Guffey.

Old Kathleen Ranch 35± Acres $885,000 Park County Colorado tinyurl.com/SUR-750

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Gorgeous and spacious mountain home on 35 acres located in Old Kathleen Ranch. You’ll be able to bring the whole family to this beautiful property! 8,005-square-foot home with bedrooms on each of the three levels for privacy and large spaces for gathering on every level as well. The kitchen is a chef’s delight and several eating spaces provide plenty of room. Almost every room in this fantastic home walks out onto a deck or covered porch so that you can enjoy Colorado’s great outdoors in every season! Outside, you’ll find a greenhouse, a barn and a loafing shed. Fenced and cross-fenced. In the heart of Colorado recreation! Located near the town of Guffey. Property ID: 5177652 View All Proper ties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/5023


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HAYDEN RANCH

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SKINNER MEADOWS RANCH

750± ACRES IN BEAVERHEAD COUNTY MONTANA

1,575± ACRES IN SANDERS COUNTY MONTANA

885± ACRES IN BEAVERHEAD COUNTY MONTANA

Located minutes from downtown Dillon. 3.3± acre pond provides an excellent home site. Seven-tower pivot irrigates 113± acres with the balance being sub irrigated and flood irrigated. 2,350± feet of Selway Slough bisects the northwest corner of the property. Great opportunity to have an excellent combination of ranch and recreation minutes from town.

Grieco Farms is made up of three, non-contiguous offerings that total 1,575± acres. The separate parcels make each ranch conducive to separate transactions or separate family operations. Currently, there are four homes on the property. 1,240± acres irrigated via nine pivots. Can run well over 400 cows and cut over 2,500± tons of hay. This offering lends itself to either a winter operation or a year-round outfit.

The Skinner Meadows Ranch consists of 885± acres sitting in the Big Hole Valley. Situated in one of Montana's most breathtaking locations with views of the Big Hole Valley and surrounding mountain ranges. The Skinner Meadows Ranch offers a ranch house with many outbuildings to accommodate your equipment. The ranch is in the heart of what is described as the best summer range in the state.

Property ID: 5509689 • $4,900,000

Property ID: 6968913 • $3,950,000

Property ID: 5889401 • $3,500,000

CHANCE BERNALL, BROKER | (406) 683-2234 | INFO@BEAVERHEADHOMEANDRANCH.COM

N E W YO R K STAT E L A N D BA RGA I NS I N - H OU S E F I NA N C I N G | L OW PAY M E N T S

LA NDA NDC A M P S . CO M | ( 8 00) 229 -7 84 3 | INFO@LANDANDCAMPS.COM | VIEW ALL PROPERTIES: LANDSOFAMERICA.COM/MEMBER/21043

CAMP KEMP S HAL L 45± ACRES | $395,000

H A M I LT O N C O U N T Y, N E W YO R K Set on a pristine bay, this 45-acre wilderness property is located on beautiful Long Lake in the heart of New York’s Adirondack Mountains. Camp Kemphall includes a handcrafted log cabin, bunkhouse, well and utility shed equipped with a fully functional off-grid system. The property borders New York state forest land and the infamous Northville Lake Placid hiking trail, which connects a large section of the Adirondack Park and is well known to hikers and hunters alike. The property offers excellent back-country deer and bear hunting, as well as fishing right off the dock. Hunting trails have been blazed leading up the mountain back to the state wilderness boundary. Rimmed by mountain views, the property is set in beautiful old growth forest and includes over 100 feet of high quality beachfront. Tour this property and you will feel as if you have stepped back in time. The property was recently assessed for $460,000. Financing available. Property ID: 5170438


LAND AUCTIONS & LAND FOR SALE Acres

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40± Acres Major County, Oklahoma

80± Acres Major County, Oklahoma

1,688± Acres Major County, Oklahoma

160± Acres Woods County, Oklahoma

This 5-bedroom, 6.5-bath home offers unique and spacious living areas for entertaining guests, including an outdoor pool.

This 2012 brick home is surrounded by grass and timber with a nice pond making this an excellent cattle/recreational farm.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase some of the best hunting land that northwest Oklahoma has to offer.

Consisting of 160± acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program, this farm provides good hunting for deer, quail, etc.

PRICE : $825,000

PRICE : $599,000

PRICE : $3,376,000

PRICE : $168,000

PROPERT Y ID : 6467785

PROPERT Y ID : 6467788

PROPERT Y ID : 6467780

PROPERT Y ID : 6448821

Info@LippardAuctions.com

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LippardAuctions.com (580) 237-7174

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2609 North Van Buren, Enid, Oklahoma 73703

T WO WAT E R F R O N T A C R E A G E T R A C T S Pamlico C ounty, North Carolina Bay River Tract Frontage Both offerings are wooded with paved road frontage. Both have deep water frontage and convenient access to Intracoastal Waterway and Pamlico Sound.

BAY R IV E R TRA CT, VA ND E ME R E , NC | 4 08 .6± A C R ES | $2 ,8 00,000 B ROA D C R E E K TRACT , OR IE NTA L , NC | 2 12 ± A C R ES | $1,600,000

REALTY SERVICES OF EASTERN CAROLINA, INC.

CHUCK MOODY, BROKER chuck.moody@realtyservicesec.com office: 252.633.6484 ext. 225 | cell: 252.514.7641


Crane River Ranch Along the banks of the Platte River, this property is a sportsman's paradise, being home to numerous wildlife and offering tremendous opportunity to hunt waterfowl, upland game and deer. This ranch consists of sub-irrigated pasture, hayable meadow, gravity irrigated cropland and river accretion. Featuring a modern 2,083-square-foot home, this private yet centrally located property offers a total of 374 acres. Additional amenities include a Morton barn, stocked fishing pond and shooting range. Plenty of outdoor space for Summer entertaining and Fall and Winter hunting with spectacular views of nature and agriculture.

374± ACRES IN BUFFALO COUNTY, NEBRASKA – $1,535,000

We are offering a rare opportunity to purchase a property that offers country living, hunting amenities and livestock, hay and crop production income! For additional information, view a detailed brochure on our website, www.AgriAffiliates.com, or to set up an appointment to view the property, contact Bart Woodward in our Kearney office at (308) 234-4969.

Property ID: 5573850

AGRIAFFILIATES.COM Agri Affiliates, Inc. Kearney

BART WOODWARD, AGENT Bart@AgriAffiliates.com View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/1241486

Rumsey River Ranch 1 ,1 8 9± ACR E S • YO LO CO U N TY, CALI FORN I A $ 2 , 995, 0 0 0 • PR O PE RTY I D : 6 6 23229 Sitting in the heart of the Capay Valley is this secluded 1,189acre ranch known as the Rumsey River Ranch. Less than two hours from San Francisco and an hour from Sacramento, this ranch is close enough for a day trip and remote enough to have you feeling you are a million miles away. Located on the property are two charming homes, an enormous workshop, one-of-a-kind recreational room with full service bar and kitchen, barn, covered parking structure, miles of trails/roads great for horseback or ATV, one mile of Cache Creek frontage, views from everywhere on the property and so much more! This property is ideal for a family compound, weekend getaway, company retreat—so much that the possibilities are endless.

Curtis Stocking, Broker Associate • StockingTeam.com CURTIS@GREENFIELDSRE.COM • (707) 761-3343 View All Properties: LandsofAmerica.com/member/990896


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North Carolina Mountains

Rolling Pastures & Woodlands Near Asheville, North Carolina

Tryon North Carolina Large Estate Tract

Mix of fenced and open pasture with woodlands to the ridgeline and layered long-range mountain views. Existing home, outbuildings and creek. Priced under appraised value.

Large woodland parcel in Tryon city limits with privacy, views, springs, streams, a pond and several original home sites. Perfect for homestead, development and recreation.

$675,000 | 83.56 ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 6969718 BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

$425,000 | 103.91± ACRES | PROPERTY ID: 6405685 POLK COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

Pat Snyder, Managing Broker PSnyder @ NationalLand.com

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WAGONWHEELREALTYINC.COM

LLAVES RANCH 305± Acres in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

$724,000 Property ID: 7009031

The Llaves Ranch is 305± acres located in Rio Arriba County in Northern New Mexico. This spectacular ranch features a twostory, four-bedroom, two-bath log home with a spacious living room, attached sunroom and carport. The open-sided hay barn with pipe corrals offers plenty of space for hay and horses. The Jemez Mountains offer spectacular views. A pond provides water to livestock and/or wildlife. This unique rural property offers the amenities of living in town—city water and natural

gas. It is a rare find! In addition to city water, there is a well equipped with a pump and two other unimproved wells. This is a hunter's paradise located in Unit 5A. This unit is well known for quality mule deer and also currently receives two ranchonly elk tags (one bull/one cow). This property is located 30± minutes from Cuba, New Mexico, and is also within a two-hour drive from Albuquerque. Property would make a great hunting ranch, horse property or home for an avid outdoorsman.

CASEY MAYER Associate Broker | SUSAN TURNER Qualifying Broker | Office: 575.388.2692 | Cell: 575.313.9508 | CaseyLMayer@gmail.com


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Snub Liles, Broker/Owner (970) 210-0551 | Snub@SnubLiles.com

MachtLilesRealEstateGroup.com

Blue Mountain Ranch 531± ACRES IN CIMARRON, COLORADO

Located almost centrally between Montrose and Gunnison, Colorado, and very near Blue Mesa Reservoir, this pristine, Alpine ranch has a beautiful log home, barn, shop, shooting house and a pond just out the back door. The creek bottom running nearly the length of the property is filled with beaver dams to keep the fly fisherman happy. One of the most incredible features of the property is the year-round access at around 9,000-foot elevation. The Alpine Plateau Road is plowed to the front gate of the ranch, giving it an advantage shared by very few mountain properties in winter. Deer and elk (Hunting Unit 66) are abundant and hang out right around the home. There are also bears, mountain lions, grouse and turkeys on the ranch. Adjoins public land (BLM) on the entire east border. The home, built from timber and materials harvested on the ranch, is a gorgeous 2,300+ square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bath log home with front and back decks, fire pit and lovely views. There is a shop with five overhead doors, drive-through access for snowmobiles and a heated office. The barn has concrete floors for lots of storage or a place to hold parties or large gatherings. Both Montrose and Gunnison are home to airports served by major airlines. This is definitely a one-of-a-kind ranch. Don’t miss this opportunity. $3,999,000

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