TBD County Road 1, Cripple Creek, Colorado, 80813
Colorado Springs area ranch parcel for sale in the shadow of Pikes Peak with private access to thousands of acres of BLM lands. Wapiti Valley Ranch boasts spectacular elk hunting on one of the most scenic and private ranches along the front range. This private parcel is located a short 43 miles from Co. Springs and has views of Pike Peak , Sangre De Cristo Mountains, and the Continental Divide. The parcel has drilled well, underground power, and driveway already in place. Miles of ATV and horseback trails provide for endless recreational activities. This parcel is one of only four parcels on a 360 acre ranch.
The building site is situated on a high knoll with spectacular views of the scenic mountain meadows located below. The land is approximately 50% tree covered with large stands of mature Ponderosa Pine, Douglas Fir and aspen surrounded by lush meadows. Elevations range from over 9380 feet at the building site, down to 9100 feet in the lush valley bottom. It has direct access into thousands of acres of BLM lands with additional trails.
The private access is behind a locked gate and has a shared roadway with 3 other parcels. There are recorded covenants providing limited restrictions to protect the scenic nature of the ranch.The wildlife is fantastic with herds of elk, mule deer and loads of turkey. This parcel also provides access to Barnard Creek for great trout fishing. The land is located in Game Management Unit 581, which allows for over the counter elk tags for multiple seasons. The 2019 real estate taxes were $17 as a result of the agricultural status and grazing lease on the property.