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Bitter Creek Ranch

$14,900,000 Rangely, CO 11,037± Deeded Acres

Executive Summary

Bitter Creek Ranch is a generational ranch full of Western and Native American history. The ranch is an exceptional mix of recreation and cattle grazing opportunities. A hunter or cowboy’s dream, this contiguous ranch runs 800 AUs on 112,097± total acres with 11,037± deeded acres, 90,000± acres BLM lease, 5,080± acres leased Utah State land, and 5,980± acres open grazing land. An oasis located entirely in Game Management Unit 21 where 200- inch bucks and 400-inch bulls are not uncommon. Truly a year-round ranch covering elevations of 5,200 feet up to 9,000 feet at the top. Over 300 acres of flood-irrigated pastures and a variety of sub-irrigated meadows are located along seven miles of Bitter Creek, which flows through the heart of the summer country, filling six trout ponds. In the spring, the acreage is seasonally irrigated from Evacuation Creek and numerous free-flowing springs. The lower elevation portions of the ranch provide forage through the winter. The ranch has six homes of various sizes, three in the winter country and three nestled in the secluded mountains of the summer country. Additional improvements include a hunting outfitter’s bunkhouse and headquarters near the privately owned McAndrews Lake, various outbuildings, storage sheds and strategically located corrals, working facilities, and holding pens. There are four water wells on the private land and three artesian wells on BLM land.

Just the Facts

  • 110,537± acres total with 11,037± acres deeded
  • Trophy mule deer and elk genetics
  • Additional hunting for black bear, mountain lion, and turkey 
  • Fishing for various types of trout in the numerous ponds
  • Owner rated carrying capacity of 800 mother cows year-round 
  • Great winter range ranch because of very good protection
  • Four sets of working facilities
  • Six homes on the ranch and various outbuildings
  • Strategically located corrals and working facilities

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Acreage (Deeded & Leased)

Deeded Acres: 11,037±
BLM Leased Acres: 80,000±
Total Leased Acres: 80,000±
Total Acres: 91,037±

Mineral Rights

All mineral rights owned by the Seller and appurtenant to the property shall transfer with the sale of the property.

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