Dax Hayden


Dax Hayden is the Managing Partner with Hayden Outdoors Real Estate and recipient of the Apex Award for Ranch Broker of the Year for 2017. Dax grew up in Goodland, Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University in 1993 with a BS in Agriculture. Dax has over 25 years in the Real Estate, Banking and Insurance industry. Dax has a great knowledge of land value, agriculture and is an avid outdoorsman. Growing up in the cattle and horse business has given Dax a great appreciation of what it takes to be successful in agriculture. Dax is proud of his family background in real estate and land. With farming and ranching contacts all over the country, Dax can assist with farming operations, habitat management, and land sales. Family has always been first and the love of the outdoors is shared with great pleasure with his whole family. Dax has often said that “he now knows what he wants to be when he “finally” grows up!” Whether it is chasing a bugling bull elk in Colorado, pheasants in Kansas or working on a land deal, Dax is at home in the great outdoors. Accomplishments: 2018 NAR Commercial Broker of the Year - Kansas 2017 RLI APEX Broker of the Year - Ranch Sales / Ag 2017 RLI APEX Award - Top 20 Land Brokers 2017 RLI APEX Producers Club 2016/2017 LandLeader $10 Million Club 2015/2016 LandLeader Top Sales Producer 2015/2016 LandLeader $10 Million Club
$8,500,000  •  1,056 acres
The Sage Creek Ranch is an excellent year-round property located near McCoy, Colorado. McCoy is 40 miles North of Vail and 52 miles South of Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This location allows for owners to enjoy world class amenities just a short drive from their fine ranch.Sage Creek Ranch offers 1,056+/- deeded acres of very diverse habitat on a large south facing slope and it includes 11,925+/- BLM acres. The ranch offers excellent water rights, hay meadows, big views and outstanding improvements. Well done and not overblown, the amenities offered on the Sage Creek Ranch "live big." Bordering thousands of acres of protected BLM, this cattle & recreational ranch is quite expansive. Trophy Elk and Mule Deer are common along with excellent hunting for Black Bears.There is world class gold medal fishing in the Colorado River just a few miles below the ranch. Many outstanding float trips begin and end within 10 minutes of this fine property. This truly is a great way to enjoy world class fishing and enjoy seeing the "backcountry" of central Colorado.The hunting for Elk is in Game Management Unit 26 and offers over the counter elk hunting for archery, 2nd and 3rd rifle seasons. One can expect good quality bulls with trophy bulls nearing 350 inches possible. There are a good number of local elk and this area also gets good migration from the north. Overall, this is an excellent all-season elk property.Mule deer on this ranch are excellent with good numbers of animals and the quality is also excellent. It is not uncommon to see or take animals in the 180-inch range with an occasional bruiser scoring more. The combination and diversity of the habitat lend very well to trophy antlers on both deer and elk. Deer in Colorado are by draw only and landowner vouchers in Colorado are a great way for landowners to enjoy consistent tags.Vail, Colorado just 45 minutes from the property offers world class skiing, dining and amenities. Steamboat Springs is just under an hour and offers these same world class opportunities. Spring, summer, fall or winter both areas are excellent for recreation, shopping and sightseeing. Both Vail and Steamboat offer jet service for Commercial Flights and private air.Approved to run over 1100 AUM's with public grazing allotments on BLM land, this ranch allows the owners to create income from grazing rights or keep them to run their own operation. Infrastructure for ranching includes multiple outbuildings, large workshop metal building, water tanks, corrals, pens and more.The improvements on the ranch are plentiful with Multiple custom-made buildings. All have expansive vistas and great functionality for guests or family. Simply put, they are what you want to see in Colorado on a high-country ranch. Quality throughout and a historic feel make it the perfect setting. Long hay meadows surrounded by oak brush and timber in lower country lead to high country with water, aspens and pines intermixed. Sage Creek Ranch also offers extensive water rights. The ranch "protects" excellent high-country BLM, and this allows for excellent opportunities in ranching and hunting, enjoyment of the ranch. Privacy on this ranch is at a premium with little or no access from beyond the ranch boundaries.
$1,499,000  •  21.15 acres
Welcome home to Riverbend Acres, this great horse property is situated on a 21.15 acre parcel and is protected by a conservation easement. Enjoy the opportunity to come home to this beautiful 4 bed 4 ba custom home. Get out of the hustle bustle and escape to your own solitude that offers some peace and quiet. This property allows for the best of both worlds. It gives you a sense of privacy and yet is conveniently located 30 minutes from downtown Denver or 10 minutes to I-25, off Highway 7 near Brighton, Colorado. Denver International Airport is just twenty-five minutes to the southeast. It offers privacy on a well-maintained, paved county road with excellent access. The setting is a completely private South Platte River view with great access and approximately 2,700 feet of river frontage. This property provides duck and goose hunting, turkey, deer, fishing, wildlife viewing and peace and quiet just minutes from the city limits of Brighton. This well-timbered parcel has beautiful views and plenty of open space. The home and outbuildings offer plenty of storage to make for a great horse property and includes a 130 ft. x 330 ft. arena. This type of acreage, in the county, close to town is unusual in this market. This custom open floor plan ranch style home was built with IntegraSpec Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF), meaning it is a very energy efficient home and with low maintenance interior and exterior. The house has a Coolerado cooling system to add to the efficiency. There is excellent landscaping and the grounds are very well maintained. The home has heated, acid stained concrete floors. The windows are Milgard fiberglass casement with granite window sills and the windows & doors have wood clad interiors. The home is a split floor plan which is wired for surround sound throughout. The kitchen is very well done with granite counter tops, stone backsplash, and a large island. It also has a nice pantry with pullout storage and soft close drawers, knotty alder landscape cabinets, Kitchenaid stainless steel appliances including convection microwave and oven below, five burner gas cooktop with a pot filler, trash compactor, and dishwasher.The family room includes a nine-foot pool table and a bar area which is plumbed and wired to be a wet bar if the buyer chooses. The main area including the kitchen, living room, dining, office and family/game room have 12-foot ceilings and all bedrooms have 10-foot ceilings. All the bedrooms also have on suite bathrooms and walk-in closets. The master bedroom has double vanities, a steam shower with three shower heads and a jetted tub. There is a large walk in closet off the master bedroom which connects to the laundry room.The three-car garage is fully finished including heat and has an extra +/-1,000 square-feet above for additional storage. There are three covered patios around the house all with stamped concrete, and the patio off the master bedroom has a hot tub which will stay with the house. There are two wells on the property, one serves a 15-zone sprinkler system and livestock hydrants, the second well is a separate house well drilled in 2001, which is Arapahoe Aquifer permitted. This type of property really cannot be found with the privacy you will have along with the easy access to all conveniences of a big city. Contact Hayden Outdoors today to set up a private showing
$11,500,000  •  3,765 acres
The historic Fischer Ranch offers 3,765 acres conveniently located off Highway 287 just 30 Northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado and 40 minutes South of Laramie, Wyoming. Straddling the state line, this unique offering has excellent topography, location, and privacy with paved access to the front gate. This historic cattle ranch is the perfect year-round retreat for the outdoor enthusiast. Excellent hunting for mule deer, elk and antelope exist within the boundaries of the ranch and the intermixed state land. The location off of Highway 287 gives excellent access year-round with extreme privacy to the ranch headquarters that sits adjacent to Fish Creek. The spring fed creeks are teeming with brook and brown trout. Ponderosa covered hills with amazing rock formations and watered bottoms dominate the landscape of this historic acreage. This ranch creates the feel of the old west.Beautiful interior landscapes mixed with gorgeous vistas of the Mummy Range and the Rawah (ray-wah) Wilderness offer those famous world class Colorado views. The ranch is also just 40 minutes to Laramie, Wyoming which also offers many amenities. The ranch is a mix of short gramma grasses and sub-irrigated bottomland and the current owners run about 200 mother cows for 5-6 months a year. The ranch has historically been hayed but currently the owners are only grazing the sub-irrigated and irrigated bottoms. The hunting on the ranch is excellent with approximately 320 acres located in Colorado and the balance of the property located in Wyoming. Currently, the Colorado tags for elk are over the counter for Archery, 2nd and 3rd seasons. The Wyoming portion of the ranch offers 2 elk, mule deer and antelope landowner vouchers for the owners of the ranch by draw. The area has more resident elk than ever before and herds move locally creating great opportunities during all seasons. There is an excellent migration of elk on and through this ranch during the later seasons. Quality bulls up to 350 have frequented the ranch with a good representative bull being 300 inches. Mule deer have done well over the past years and good deer between 160" and 180" can be harvested. The ranch has excellent potential for a conservation easement for a buyer that would like to benefit financially from protecting the ranch in perpetuity. For your private tour, contact Dax Hayden at 303.619.6774
$499,000  •  35 acres
This 35+/- acre tract is very well located on the south side of Windsor, Colorado overlooking the Cache La Poudre River Valley. A tract like this is very rare with no covenants or restrictions. The property is accessed off of Highway 257 and is just one minute to the amenities of Windsor and Water Valley. This is a great place to build a home and/or run a business. The property is located in Weld County, Colorado. The land is rolling with good mountain views of some open space and Water Valley. The access is paved to the gate and new owners are able to improve the road into the property itself. From the top of the land you can see all of the Cache La Poudre River Valley and most of the Front Range Mountains including Longs Peak and Rocky Mountain National Park. Windsor is a thriving community in Northern Colorado and this property lies between three other cities including Loveland, Fort Collins and Greeley. This area has a booming economy and the general outlook is very rapid growth for several years to come. There are excellent public and private schools in Windsor and surrounding communities. There are commercial opportunities on this property, that are not limited to agriculture. The property is currently eligible for a domestic well and any commercial application will need to be processed through Weld County. There is a 48 by 36 metal building on the property and plenty of space for more! This is a must see. Please call Dax Hayden for a private showing.
$249,000  •  1.2 acres
This beautiful 1.2 acre lot has great mountain views and is located in Windsor, the heart of Northern Colorado. Windsor is a thriving community in Northern Colorado and this property lies between three other cities including Loveland, Fort Collins and Greeley. This area has a booming economy and the general outlook is very rapid growth for several years to come. There are excellent public and private schools in Windsor and surrounding communities. This 1.2 acre lot would accomodate a home with a walkout basement. A metal pole barn is also allowed. City has approved that a shop/metal pole barn can be build before the home. Water and Sewer are stubbed into lot and it is ready to be built on. The way this lot is situated with the bordering agreements makes it feel larger than an acre.Come and bring your builder and build your dream home and shop!
$45,000,000  •  45,039 acres
Spreading over 45,000 contiguous acres in Southeast Colorado rests the Cimarron Valley Ranch, located between Elkhart, Kansas and Keyes, Oklahoma. Over 70 square miles of cattle ranch includes approximately 22 miles of the historic Cimarron River running from Oklahoma into Colorado, coming within two miles of bridging the Comanche National Grasslands to the Cimarron National Grasslands in Kansas. These two national grasslands, along with state land in Oklahoma, connects this ranch to almost a million acres of public land. The Cimarron Valley Ranch truly offers incredible diversity in regard to terrain, wildlife, livestock grazing, income opportunities and more.Overview: This is an extremely rare opportunity to own a ranch that currently supports 1,600 mother cows while managing some of the best hunting in the country. The river bottom on this ranch averages just under a mile wide for the entire length of the ranch (22 miles) providing excellent soils, water, rotational grazing, excellent habitat and grass. This mega-ranch is very diverse with wild game and is inhabited by Mule Deer, Rocky Mountain Elk, White-tailed Deer, Rio Grande Turkeys, Bobwhite Quail, and Blue Quail. It is not unlikely to hunt bugling elk with over-the-counter licenses the same day as working dogs on large coveys of bobwhite and blue quail. Cattle Operation: Currently the ranch has over 1,600 mother cows and there is abundant grass and excellent water. The cattle operation is under excellent management and the program is about stewardship and balance between the improvement of wildlife habitat and the management and improvement of cattle grazing resources. The ranch is very well-watered, and the fences and working facilities are in good condition. The river bottom and the diversity of the landscape allow for rotational grazing at its finest. With an excellent mix of grasses during all seasons and access to running calves on wheat pasture and triticale, this operation will put excellent pounds of gain on cattle. The turn-key headquarters has good holding corrals, ranch manager facilities, barns, sheds and cattle working facilities.Water: The ranch is rich in water and provides sustainability for game and livestock alike. Currently 10 pivots are in place with quality water supply, and 10 additional pivots are approved with permits for doubling the tillable crop ground to increase the carrying capacity to 2,000 head. Over 40 stock tanks are littered throughout the ranch and The Cimarron River runs underground through most of the property, with watering holes and ponds littered along the river bottom.Game Management: With over 18 square miles of tree covered river bottom, wildlife has year around protection, excellent nesting cover, ample water and plenty of room for habitual movement. The well-managed property has over 780 acres of food plots in the river bottom with 14 high quality shooting houses. The plots are planted with wheat, triticale, milo, sorghum and some turnips. This acreage is accretion ground and has excellent soils that make up almost 10,000 acres of very fertile grass and cropland in just the river bottom. Big Game Hunting: This area is famous for excellent quality animals with respect to mule deer and white-tailed deer, but also offers a resident herd of elk year around! It is expected that the next state record white-tail may come from this area or the Arkansas River drainage to the north. It is not uncommon to have free range white-tails over 175 inches and much larger. The ranch has world class animals with many mule deer over 180 inches and an elk herd that is improving each year with great crop and habitat practices. The ranch receives a good number of deer tags as vouchers in Colorado and Oklahoma allows for two buck licenses. Elk tags for bull elk are over the counter and the season runs from September to January with any legal method of take. In Colorado, the elk licenses are classified as "C Tag", which means you can harvest a bull and buy another tag! This works very well for game managers as this tool helps on taking inferior animals out of the herd. Elk quality in this area varies, but with such a large tract, some management can improve quality. There have been bulls killed on the ranch up to 370 inches. In a nutshell, this property holds excellent numbers of fine animals and the game laws in Colorado and Oklahoma for this area lend well for the serious hunters. Quail: The quail populations on the ranch are World Class. Blue Quail or Scaled Quail inhabit the hillsides on the upper sides of the river bottom and present excellent sporting opportunities for wing shooting. Bobwhite Quail are prolific along the river bottom and are currently in record numbers on the ranch. It is not uncommon to bust 20 plus coveys of 25-35 birds per day on the ranch. The mixed bag of Bobs and Blues and two states to hunt make the opportunity even better. Pheasants: There are pheasants finding the great habitat planted along the river. A great spring will offer excellent hatches next fall! There are over 600,000 acres of public land adjacent to this ranch with excellent wildlife populations. Believe me when you plant food and provide water they show up! Waterfowl: Waterfowl hunting on the ranch is undeveloped, but the land is located in a good area for traffic of waterfowl. Improvement of sloughs and some ponds could greatly enhance the waterfowl hunting. The Lesser Prairie Chicken: The Lesser Prairie Chicken can be found on the southern portion of the ranch. This area of Colorado, Oklahoma and adjoining Kansas Cimarron National Grassland hold and grow a good number of Lesser Prairie Chicken. This area is considered one of the premier spots to observe the birds. The lesser prairie chicken is listed on the endangered species list so hunting is not allowed. Locally, the Lesser Prairie Chicken primarily inhabits sand-sage prairie south of the Cimarron River, a strip about two to five miles wide.The Lesser Prairie Chicken is similar in appearance to the Greater Prairie Chicken, although it is slightly smaller and its air sacs on its neck are red-orange in color, whereas the greater has yellow-orange air sacs. Lesser Prairie Chickens are dependent upon rangeland conditions. Sand-sage prairie, with its mixture of short and mid-grasses, sagebrush, and yucca components, provides the birds with nesting and brood rearing cover, and food.The Lodge: There is a 7,000 square foot lodge, which was built in 2005 and has 7 bedrooms and 7 baths and is in first class condition. The lodge offers a commercial kitchen and excellent open floor plan with high ceilings and an indoor wood burning fireplace. There is an exciting trap range just out the back door for owners' enjoyment. The main lodge sits overlooking the Cimarron River and some low water ponds in the river bottom. Privacy is at its best on the Cimarron Valley Ranch offering good access with only one road in and one road out. Cimarron National Grassland: The Cimarron National Grassland, located just 2.5 miles east on the river, is one of twenty National Grasslands administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. Located within Morton and Stevens Counties in southwestern Kansas, the Cimarron National Grassland contains 108,175 acres.Comanche National Grassland: The Comanche National Grassland includes over 440, 000 acres in southeastern Colorado. On the Comanche National Grassland, you can explore southeastern Colorado's rich history. The Grassland has many stories to tell, from dinosaurs roaming the shoreline of a vast lake 150 million years ago, to Mexican and American traders traveling the Santa Fe Trail 150 years ago.The Santa Fe Trail: The Santa Fe Trail goes through immediate area and across the ranch. This rich historic trail offers many tails of long ago. It truly signifies that the West is and was a great place! This ranch, with its ability to connect two large national grasslands, is very rare. We may never see another time to accomplish such an important task.Ranch Landscape: Rock cliffs, cottonwood groves, grassy fields, yucca and sage brush are scattered throughout the land. Elevation ranges from 3,150 to 3,540 feet. Seasonal variety is provided by native grasses and riparian vegetation along the Cimarron River. The geology of the area includes sandstone, shale, limestone, sand and gravel.Area Climate: The climate here is characterized by mild winters, hot dry summers and cool evenings. Spring and Fall seasons have moderate temperatures accompanied by an occasional windy day. Precipitation, usually less than 19 inches per year, is concentrated from April to September. Snowfall is minimal and short-lived. This ranch has such diversity it is hard to explain. Twenty-two miles of highly productive river bottom within 2.5 miles of connecting the Cimarron National Grassland with the Comanche National Grassland is truly amazing. Grazing, hunting, history, improvements, irrigation, cattle and wildlife! The production potential and sheer vast amounts of highly productive land on this operation make it a very rare offering. Please give us a call for a private showing of this fine ranch.
$8,000,000  •  320 acres
Greeley Irrigated Farm is an exceptional land opportunity in one of the hottest land markets in Colorado. The property features one of the best farms in legendary Greeley Valley and offers some of the flattest land and best soils found on the Front Range with ample water rights to grow corn, alfalfa, vegetables and industrial hemp. The property features 3 homes, 4 large insulated steel buildings and 320 acres of irrigated farm ground. This land is perfectly located just 3 miles north of Greeley and 5 miles east of Windsor, Colorado.The farm ground is in three separate parcels of contiguous land. The first is a 77 acre piece that SOLD in April 2019 and is complete with underground drip throughout. It is watered with irrigation wells with 158 acre feet of water rights augmented through North Poudre Irrigation Company. This 77 acre piece has a remodeled 1,250 sf bungalow that has three bedrooms and two baths along with a 60X80' metal shop that is insulated and heated with a concrete floor.The next parcel is 155 acres that features a pond, a wind shield wiper pivot, and flood irrigation. This particular parcel features two homes that have been updated and are very livable. Next to the homes are three outbuildings measuring 170x50, 72x48 and 72x34 all with concrete floors. This location features two exits and a yard that is large enough to store semis and all your farm equipment. The third parcel is 160 acres with 120 acre pivot. This piece offers a new custom built home that is 2,019sf and is very well appointed with all the upgrades. It has a finished walkout basement and is very well done. Next to the home is a 150'X60 new metal building that is heated and insulated. There is also a storage pond to hold ditchwater for all your irrigation needs.Water Rights include 1 share of Fossil Creek, 14 shares of New Cache La Poudre Reservoir, and 16 shares of New Cache La Poudre Ditch Company Call Dax Hayden today to schedule a showing at 970.674.1990
$3,400,000  •  804 acres
This beautiful 800 acre farm is very well located with paved road access, 20 minutes North of Fort Collins, 10 minutes Southeast to Wellington CO and just 10 minutes to I-25. With big views, extreme privacy, excellent irrigated land and good working facilities, this is truly a great place to live. The property has two pivots with excellent high protein grass/alfalfa hay and good pasture on the south end and West side of the of property. The current owners run a cow calf operation and have enjoyed excellent success. This combination type of property is very rare in this proximity to the front range of Colorado. There are good working facilities and an excellent calving barn with additional outbuildings. The home on the property is a south facing 1 and 1/2 story with big views. It is very well appointed and a great place to hang your hat. Water to the home is supplied by Northern Colorado Water, there are two additional water taps included. The home features huge picture windows in the family room that look across the land, a large dining room and plenty of additional space for your family. The property is located in Colorado Game Management Unit 9 and offers good hunting for Elk, Mule Deer and Antelope. Occasional White-tailed deer are seen in this area. The property has good waterfowl hunting for geese and a pond that some ducks could be decoyed. Fort Collins is known for its wonderful restaurants, live entertainment and of course Colorado State University, one of the nation's leading colleges for Agriculture.
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Dax Hayden
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