5900 Hinsdale County Road 30

Lake City CO, 81235


Lake Fork River Ranch is 269.844 acres of exceptional mountain property, hosting a world class lodge, two family cabins, a caretaker house, and two guest dorms, as well as a 39,000 square foot riding arena. Terrain on the ranch varies from large aspen groves, to open alpine meadows, to deep pine forest and extraordinary rock out croppings. Located in southwest Colorados San Juan Mountains in Hinsdale County, home to over 500 miles of public trout stream, 82% designated wilderness area, 130 miles of county groomed snowmobile trails and five 14,000 ft peaks. The ranch is located just 8 miles from the quaint Historic Mountain Town of Lake City, Colorado, hosting great medical care, a superb art center, new school, fire station, sheriffs office, and shopping. The valley is home to Colorado 2nd largest natural lake, Lake San Cristobal, providing mountain water recreation at the highest level. The ranch is accessed off the year around maintained County Road 30, the start of Colorados Alpine Loop Scenic and Historic Byway. The Alpine Loop is comprised of backcountry 4wd routes of Engineer and Cinnamon Pass, leading over the continental divide, touring through American Basin, one of the states largest wildflower location, the historic ghost towns of Carson City, Capitol City, Sherman Townsite and the world-famous Animas Forks, and ending at the exceptional mountain towns of Silverton and Ouray. Spectacular would best describe the location of the Lake Fork River Ranch, nestled below three 14,000 ft. peaks, Red Cloud, Sunshine, and Handies Peaks, providing unprecedented skylines and alpine views. The term big back yard on this ranch could be the understatement of the century, directly backed by over 2,000,000 public acres of the San Juan Mountains and fronted by over 34,000 public acers of the Red Cloud Peak Wilderness Study Area. The ranch is a sportsmans paradise, home to one of the wests top trout streams, the famous Lake Fork River, as well as a premier custom-built trout lake. Located in one of Colorados top big game units, Unit 66, home to truly exceptional Mule Deer, Elk, Moose, Big Horn Sheep, and even some predators. Lake Fork River Ranch offers access to a lifetime of unparalleled mountain recreation. Large acreage, live water, big views, ease of access, built improvements, and lifestyle best describe the offering of the Lake Fork River Ranch.


Listing TypeFor Sale
StyleFarm or Ranch
Days On Site5


Bath(s) 9 Full, 7 Three Quarter, 4 Half
SQ Feet27,000
Story(s)1 Story
Water FrontYes
Property ViewYes

Additional Information

HeatingElectric Baseboard,Boiler,Forced Air,Fireplace,Other,Wood Stove
Interior FeaturesCathedral Ceiling,Ceiling Fan(s),1361,W/D Hookup
Available AmenitiesElectricity,Phone,Internet

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Area Information

CityLake City
Zip Code81235
AreaLake City
Middle SchoolLake City K-12
High SchoolLake City K-12
Listing VS Median (in 81235)
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$ / SqFt:
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2% of Average
Listing Updated: 03/28/2020
MLS Number: 767883
Listing Provided By:
Dan Murphy  of  Team Murphy Realty LLC

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