The pristine Aspen Ridge Ranch is the heart of Buckhorn Mountain. The ultimate private getaway, stunning wildlife, and summer livestock ranch. Aspen Ridge Ranch is located centrally between Montrose and Ridgway, Colorado. Aspen Ridge Ranch is 105 acres located upon majestic alpine benches of the Cimarron Mountain Range and directly on the foot of stunningly beautiful Storm King Peak (11,428’). Meandering through the meadows and forests the deeded private ranch road joins the ranch to Buckhorn County Road. The ranch has panoramic views of the Cimarron Mountains, Uncompahgre River Valley, Uncompahgre Plateau and Grand Mesa. This exceptional ranch property is both a superb wildlife paradise for mule deer, elk, bear, lion, turkey, eagles, and numerous small animal and bird species. Abundant water & lush summer grasses have provided for over a century of historic use as a livestock ranch. Home to wildlife each season of the year from spring calving to the fall breeding, you'll see large herds throughout the ranch, as well as a winter migration off the Cimarron Mountains. Located in unit 65 elk and mule deer hunting on the ranch is nothing short of phenomenal; big bulls up to 350 class and 200 class bucks have been taken off the ranch. This property is a wildlife sanctuary. Aspen Ridge Ranch offers privacy and seclusion yet is also close to some of Colorado’s favorite summer/winter recreation venues and towns, including Ridgway, Ouray, and the ski slopes of Telluride. The terrain of the ranch is high alpine forest, at an elevation of 8,600 and has varied vegetation, lush stands of Aspen, mixes of sub-irrigated meadows, and small pockets of Choke Cherry and Gamble Oaks. Natural springs, ponds, and small seasonal streams provide ample water. Domestic wells can be drilled and there is a utility easement along the ranch road for future power development. Aspen Ridge Ranch can easily be shared with family or friends by subdivision into 3 -35 acres parcels. The Aspen Ridge Ranch is just 25 miles from Montrose regional airport with flights to Boston, Denver, Dallas, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Phoenix, New York, San Francisco, and Charlotte. Montrose offers excellent amenities, hotels, hospital, and all the shopping you desire.