New Mexico Cattle & Horse Ranch with National Forest Access, Hunting and Recreation
Located in an area rich in history close to the Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation, expect lots to see and do including camping, hunting, relaxing in hot springs, visiting art galleries and simply enjoying the beauty of the Southwest.
- Chama, NM – 1 hr
- Cuba, NM – 30 min
- Jicarilla Indian Reservation – 1 hr
- Abiquiu Reservoir – 1 hr
- Heron Lake State Park – 1 hr
- El Vado Reservoir – 30 min
- Jemez Hot Springs – 1.5 hrs
Paved access to property via state hwy 112 with hwy frontage.
Elevation, Topography, Vegetation
The ranch has an elevation from about 7000 feet to about 7500 feet and is flat to gently rolling with a sharp ridge upthrust rising sharply on the eastern boundary next to Arroyo Blanco. Vegetation consists of grama grasses, brome, and wheat grasses across sagebrush flats with ponderosa and juniper covered hills.
Property has 2 water wells and numerous dirt surface tanks. One tank is very large at approximately 3.5 acres.
Modestly improved with a ranch home that can serve as a hunting camp, weekend retreat, or managers home the ranch is set up to handle horses and cattle. Facilities include barns, sheds, storage buildings and corrals.
- 3 bedroom 2 bath ranch home
- Storage buildings
Historically the ranch has been utilized to run cattle and horses and new owner could continue or lease out the grazing to keep the ag exemption.
The property qualifies for landowner tags and receives 2 cow and 2 bull tags currently. The ranch lies in Unit 5a and is in state Core Occupied Elk Range (CORE) management area and qualifies for Elk Private Lands Use System (E-PLUS). Deer tags are also available.
There is great fishing at some close by lakes such as Heron Lake, El Vado Lake and Abiquiu Lake as well as fishing on the Rio Chama. See links below:
Heron Lake State Park
El Vado Lake State Park
- Kokanee Salmon
Gloria-a-Dios offers owners the ability to enjoy the solitude and peaceful ranching lifestyle as well as many outdoor activities without ever leaving the ranch. There are also multitudes of activities to enjoy in the area surrounding the ranch. Visit art galleries, soak in hot springs, discover ancient ruins, gamble a little, drive scenic byways and discover a hidden oasis.
Here are just a few outdoor recreational activities one might enjoy on the ranch or the surrounding area:
- Horseback Riding
- Hot Springs (link http://www.gigglingsprings.com/slideshow)
- Four Wheeling
- Historical sites
Water and Power
Water and power are on property. There are 2 wells and 2 storage tanks.
- 1 – 1600 gallon storage tank for home
- 1 – 18,000 gallon storage tank for livestock and other facilities
Seller does not believe to own any minerals. If any minerals owned, seller will convey any and all.
- 3 bedroom 2 bath ranch home.
- Storage sheds
- Additional outbuildings
- Old log cabin