Introducing an expansive ranch spanning over 1680-acres and conveniently located just 15 minutes south of Craig, Colorado. Known as Iles Mountain Ranch this wildlife-rich mountainside sits at an elevation of 7,500 feet and encompasses Iles Mountain, offering breathtaking views and a true sense of being on top of the world, while still providing easy access to nearby towns and amenities. Land The mountainside features incredible rock formations, carved out over time, adding to the natural beauty of the landscape. The property is picturesque, adorned with scrub oak, chokecherry trees, and vibrant wildflowers such as Indian paintbrush, lupines, and mules ears. The property boasts breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, with panoramic vistas of rolling hills, majestic mountains, and expansive meadows. Whether it’s the vibrant colors of fall foliage or the snow-capped peaks in winter, one will find awe-inspiring scenery throughout the year. This property borders thousands of acres of BLM land, ensuring privacy and seclusion. The well blocked property enhances the feeling of exclusivity and offers an oasis for owners and guests alike. The extensive wildlife habitat, including planted wildlife fields acting as food plots, attracts a diverse range of big game, making it a haven for game, specifically Elk and Mule Deer. Recreation Known as the elk capital of the world (Craig, CO), this area in game management unit 211 provides excellent hunting opportunities for elk. Over-the-counter tags are available for archery and 2nd and 3rd rifle seasons, additional tags are easy to obtain for resident and non-resident hunters. The property lies along the migratory path of the largest elk herd in Colorado, and a healthy resident herd also calls it home, ensuring you will have large numbers of animals year after year. Mule deer hunting in the area is exceptional, with abundant populations and great genetics. Tags for mule deer can be obtained through landowner tags and through the draw. Maintaining an impressive success rate year after year for both elk and mule deer is a notable achievement, where many memories have been made. It also demonstrates the ranch is taking appropriate measures to manage and sustain the wildlife population for years to come. Specifically, the property has an implemented water system, including miles of water pipeline that supplies water to wildlife tanks and ponds. A livestock well, secured to the property, ensures a reliable water source to the water system. Additionally, electric power is available, and the property is fully fenced. Location Not only does this property provide an incredible wildlife sanctuary, but its proximity to Steamboat Springs adds to its allure. Steamboat Springs, within one hour is a vibrant town known as Ski Town USA, offering a wide range of amenities, including world-class skiing, dining, shopping, and entertainment options. The Hayden Regional Airport is also conveniently nearby, providing easy access to the property. Whether you are seeking a picturesque retreat, a hunting paradise, or just a good investment, this property offers it all. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and endless possibilities that await at Iles Mountain Ranch.