The Dusty Boots Ranch is located in Grant County New Mexico in the beautiful mountains east of the Mimbres River. The surrounding area is little changed from the early years of the Old West. This still pristine landscape makes it easy for one to escape the modern world. Land The Dusty Boots Ranch is +/-1124 acres consisting of varied topography including rolling hills, canyons, plateaus, and mountains. Noonday Canyon runs through the ranch. This canyon produces a seasonal stream and is a major tributary of the Mimbres River. It is said that in the days when Kingston and Pinos Altos were booming mining camps, persons traveling between the two always tried to arrive at this canyon and its reliable water at noon, hence the name. Vegetation consists of native grasses including side oats grama, and blue grama as major species. Canyons and hillsides are lined with mature pinon, juniper and oak. Improvements The Headquarters features a ranch style home that is approximately 2000 square feet and has 3 bedrooms, and 2 remodeled bathrooms (Jacuzzi tub, Italian tile). There is a cabin on the property that is a 2 Bedroom-1 1/2 Bath built in 1991. Outside near the cabin is a steel double-door barn, and a steel storage shed. There is a set of steel working pens near the cabin and some corrals near the main Home. The Dusty Boots Ranch has two wells. Each well has declared 3-acre feet of water rights, and both produce approximately 10 gallons per minute. Access to the Dusty Boots Ranch is located off Noonday Canyon Road; a county-maintained road. Recreation Dusty Boots Ranch is located in Game Managment Unit 24. This property has an abundance of Mule Deer. Coues Deer are also present in the area. Grant County holds several of the typical and non-typical Boone and Crockett Coues Deer records per NM Game and Fish. Tags are over the counter for the landowner, one per person, in Unit 24 (Always check regulations with the New Mexico Game and Fish). This area is also home to Gambles and Montezuma Quail, Dove, Turkey, Mountain Lion and Bear. This ranch is located within 20 minutes of the 3.3 million acre, Gila National Forest where one can find a multitude of recreational opportunities. Grant county has three lakes, the Gila river for fishing opportunities. Agriculture Carrying capacity is +/-17 animal units year round. General Operations This property has been surveyed into ten separate parcels as follows: 1.) 179 acres (consists of 2 Bedroom-1 1/2 Bathroom Cabin built in 1991, floor to ceiling stone fireplace, Steel Double-Door Barn, Steel Storage Shed, Steel pipe corrals, 3-acre feet of declared water rights, new well pump and tank in 1991. 2.) 140.10 acres; electrical 3.) 152.60 acres; electrical 4.) 189.19 acres; electrical 5.) 202.91 acres; electrical 6.) Government Lot 2- 44.55 acres 7.) Government Lot 3- 44.16 acres 8.) Government Lot 4- 43.73 acres 9.) 42.27 acres 10.) 42.21 acres 11.) Headquarters House – 2.99 acres + 40 acres (includes 3000 square foot house, three bedrooms, 2 remodeled bathrooms 2007 (Jacuzzi tub, Italian tile), new plumbing 2007, 3 acre-feet declared water rights) For maps and more information on this please reach out. Region & Climate Grant County is known for its mild, four-season climate with winter daytime temperatures averaging in the mid-60’s and nighttime lows in the 20’s. Summer daytime temperatures average in the upper 90’s with lows in the mid 60’s. The elevation of the ranch varies between 5,973 and 6,600 feet. History San Lorenzo is on the east bank of the Mimbres River. This small community is said to have been founded in 1714 by Gov. Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollon. Later it was affiliated with Fort Webster, but when the fort departed in 1853, the town was abandoned. It was resettled in 1869 by persons from Pinos Altos. Location This ranch is located near San Lorenzo approximately 30 miles east of Silver City. The Dusty Boots Ranch is approximately 120 miles west of Las Cruces, NM and 223 miles east of Tucson, Arizona.