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37843 US Hwy 285

37843 US Hwy 285
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    SQ. Feet
  • 919.61
  • Frontage: NA
  • Lease Type: NA
  • Zoned: County
  • MLS # 111092
Call: 575-758-9500

37843 US Hwy 285

CHECK OUT THE PETACA GORGE A FANTASTIC NATURAL CANYON FEATURE WITH SPECIAL NATURAL FEATURES! YOU HAVE ENTERED NEAR THE SW CORNER OF SEC 13. THE GATE TO THE SUBJECT PROPERTY WILL BE LOCKED. IF YOU ENTER THIS PROPERTY, PLEASE CLOSE THE GATE BEHIND YOU! THIS PROPERTY OFTEN HAS ELK ON IT.THE NM DEPT. OF GAME AND FISH HAS, (in the past & upon annual application), GRANTED THE OWNERS ELK PERMITS ,.....'CANYONLANDS RANCH FOR SALE' Embrace this opportunity to own your own private retreat in Northern New Mexico, with breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Enjoy easy access off of newly upgraded Highway 285, and then a new all weather road will help you to navigate the vast property with pinon, sage, juniper, and cedar. Drive in next to the historic Chili Line railroad bed that goes through the property, continuing on your right, halfway through the 640 acre section, you arrive at a newly cleared, updated and graveled natural camping spot surrounded by mature shade trees and there is an antique fire pit the owner will leave with the property. The private road continues on to the edge of the canyon revealing the Petaca Arroyo, below. Breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the stunning canyon views, cliffs, and gentle black rounded rocks dotting the bottom of the arroyo, and at times watch the migrating elk walk by. Take a break at one of the many canyon overlook homesites, to sit, contemplate, , or to build your dream home or cabin. From there, a walking trail takes you down to the arroyo wilderness which is filled with wildflowers, rock cliffs, abundant wildlife and the game trails of Elk, Cougar, Deer, and smaller wildlife. Continue North on the Arroyo for over 2 miles! Or South for 3/4 of a mile. On the northern boundary of the 640 acres and running through the 2nd parcel lies another spectacular canyon(Tio Gordito Canyon) that joins the Petaca Gorge. On the West one mile boundary of this property, lies Carson National Forest land, Tres Piedras Ranger District, giving you easy access to public lands whenever you want to enjoy additional exploring. 'Canyonlands Ranch' is a place to get back to nature and enjoy the peace, quiet, and solitude under sunny skies by day, and moonlit nights. Located far away from the hectic life of a busy world, build your own retreat, with power available only 200 yards from the West bdry, or go for it full time and make this your home! This is a fabulous place to write your great novel, paint, meditate, explore or run some horses and cows. The property is located 30 minutes from the Ojo Caliente Hot Springs Resort where you can take a luxurious hot spring soak, and 40 minutes from historic Taos where you can take advantage of culture, fine dining, and buy your supplies. With the shared Western border along the Carson National Forest, this property is naturally stocked with wildlife and past owners have applied for and received elk permits on an annual basis. This is your opportunity to own and enjoy 920 acres of special land. This is an opportunity, and a dream come true. THE GATE TO ENTER THE SW CORNER OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, SECTION 13, IS LOCATED 5.5 MILES SOUTH OF THE TRES PIEDRAS CROSSROADS INTERSECTION OF HWY 64 AND 285. THIS IS APPROX. .5 MILES SOUTH OF MILE MARKER 379 AND ACROSS THE HIGHWAY FROM FOREST ROAD 578. .PROCEED SOUTH FROM T.P. FOR 5.5 MILES.OPEN AND CLOSE FOREST SERVICE GATE;PROCEED ABOUT 200 FEET TO 2ND GATE AND YOU WILL ENTER THE SUBJECT PROPERTY THERE. THE 2ND GATE IS LOCKED; FANTASTIC SPACIOUS LAND WITH PINON,SAGEBRUSH, THE SPECTACULAR ARROYO AGUAJE DE LA PETACA MINI GORGE RUNNING THROUGH THIS STUNNING PROPERTY, AND WITH SPECTACULAR VIEWS, ESPECIALLY OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS. MAKE THIS WONDERFUL PROPERTY YOUR GETAWAY PLACE, RUN A FEW COWS OR HORSES, AND ENJOY THE TRANQUILITY OF NATURE IN THIS NORTHERN NEW MEXICO JEWEL. THE PRICE AND THE TIMING ARE RIGHT, SO LET'S GET STARTED ON YOUR DREAM. YOU HAVE ENTERED THIS PROPERTY NEAR THE SW CORNER.


  • Elementary School: Other
  • Middle or Junior School: Other
  • High School: Other

Lot and Land Information

  • Lot size, acres: 919.61 acres
  • Lot Features: Borders National Forest, Horse Property, Irregular Lot, Stream Creek, Views, Flat, Level, Steep Slope
  • Topography: Level, Rolling, Sloping, Varied
  • Road Frontage Type: Other, Easement, Private Road
  • Road Surface Type: Unimproved
  • Vegetation: Mixed

Amenities and Features

  • Fencing: Partial
Agent: Robert Jacobs, Dreamcatcher Real Estate

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