Spanning 7,697± deeded acres, Fence Lake Ranch sits in the heart of New Mexico Game Management Unit (GMU) 12 and just 8 miles north and east of the community of Fence Lake. This unimproved acreage is comprised of diverse terrain with rolling ridges and draws, rock outcroppings, seasonal playas, and open grass pastures. Ample cover for wildlife is found throughout in the form of dense stands of pinon pine, juniper, and cedar. Dirt tanks and a small number of windmills provide water for livestock and wildlife. The ranch is home to elk, mule deer, and pronghorn, and is located in a portion of GMU 12 that is known for producing trophy animals. Portions of the ranch are perimeter fenced and internal roads provide access throughout. Unencumbered by conservation easements, this property represents a unique opportunity to acquire a quality hunting and grazing property that can be operated or configured to suit. Fence Lake Ranch is 2 hours and 20 minutes from Albuquerque and 1 hour and 30 minutes from Grants and the I-40 corridor. The community of Quemado is a 45 minute drive to the south.
Just the Facts
- 7,697± deeded acres
- Trophy elk, mule deer, and pronghorn hunting in New Mexico GMU 12
- Diverse terrain and quality wildlife habitat with scattered water sources
- Large acreage rangeland with good grazing potential
- Internal roads provide access throughout
- Unimproved and unencumbered by conservation easement
- Year-round access via county roads and paved highway
- 2 hours and 20 minutes west of Albuquerque, New Mexico
- 1 hour and 20 minutes southwest of the I-40 corridor and Grants, New Mexico
- 45 minutes north of Quemado, New Mexico
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