Situated along the northern rim of Middle Park and at the base of Sheep Mountain and the Continental Divide, the 1,673 acre Coal Mountain Ranch straddles some of the richest hunting grounds in the entire state of Colorado. Coal Mountain Ranch has unmatched wildlife habitat for elk, mule deer and antelope that generates trophy animals for each species year after year and is known for producing some of the best mule deer bucks in the state. Land Practically surrounded by State and BLM lands, the ranch offers one-of-a-kind hunting potential as well as very suitable ranching ground. Positioned amongst a good blend of aspens and sage meadows this ranch sits at diverse elevations ranging from 8,050 to 8,700ft. Annually some of the sub-irrigated bottoms have been planted in turnup and alfalfa food plots. The balance of water, feed, and cover gives big game animals the ultimate home. Fall is an incredible time of year at the ranch. In early September the aspen leaves begin to change color and the hunting season starts. In the months following you will encounter an exciting elk (Sept/Oct) and mule deer (Nov) rut. Numerous springs and antelope creek run year-round on the property that supply water to the wildlife. The live water along antelope creek can remain natural but also holds tremendous potential for develop. Water here is of no shortage, including over 2.5 miles for antelope creek, a 3-acre lake, and 3 wildlife catch ponds. The ranch has a great trail system making it easy to access all parts of the property as well as the State Wildlife & BLM lands. These are additional areas you can hunt, ride on with ATVS, horseback ride, snowmobile, and hike. Improvements Complementing the incredible property, a 3-bedroom hunting lodge (approximately 1,500 sf) offers a comfortable place to come back to after a long day of enjoying all this area has to offer. Lodge has a well, a propane tank, and a backup generator. Additional improvements include; a metal shop, a primitive hunting cabin, quality barbed wire fencing along the perimeter, and multiple ponds. Recreation Large numbers of elk utilize this habitat and can be seen coming off of these mountains during archery and rifle seasons while the lower end of the ranch has a desirable winter habitat for the big game animals. Located in Colorado GMU 181, an over-the-counter elk unit, tags are plentiful and available for friends and family. Located in one of the most sought-after mule deer & antelope ranges in all of Colorado, the landowner tags come in handy here as permits allow landowners of this size to obtain multiple tags for each species each year. Location Easy to access yet secluded, Coal Mountain Ranch is located just 20 minutes outside the town of Kremmling CO via Highway 40. 1 hour within Silverthorne and Steamboat Springs, and 2:15 minutes from Denver. Steamboat Springs offers superior amenities including endless outdoor recreation, great restaurants, hot springs, and an airport equipped to accommodate private and commercial jets. This ranch is ideal for a sportsmen and/or conservationists, and is a good contender for a conservation easement that would protect it for generations and include an attractive charitable tax deduction. Coal Mountain Ranch is a rare find and is truly incredible. Call Zack to schedule a showing.