Wagon Ridge Ranch is 338+/- acres just outside the historic town of Silver City New Mexico, and within a 15-minute drive into the 3.3-million-acre Gila National Forest. This is one of the largest pieces left of the original XYZ Ranch. The property features expansive views, great access, and nearly 100% useable ground. Land The rolling terrain is complimented by mature Alligator Juniper, Pinon and Oak trees. From the higher spots on the ranch one can enjoy views of the surrounding mountains and landmarks. Improvements The property features two wells and there is electricity running through the length of the property. Recreation This property is covered in Mule Deer and Elk sign. In unit 24 Mule Deer tags are over the counter for landowners. Quail are also prevalent in the area. Other recreational opportunities one might enjoy include hiking, birdwatching, and photography. This property also has the potential to make a great horse property. The Gila National Forest also offers a plethora of recreational opportunities and is one of the most coveted areas to hunt elk in the United States. In Grant County there are also three lakes (Lake Roberts, Bear Lake, and Bill Evans Lake), The Gila Cliff Dwellings, The Gila and Mimbres Rivers, and City of Rocks State Park. Region & Climate Grant County is known for its mild, four season climate. This property sits at approximately 6000 ft in elevation. History Silver City was named that because of the large amount of Silver found in the area. It has a rich mining history also known for copper, gold, lead and zinc. It was originally founded in 1870 as a Spanish settlement known as La Ciénaga de San Vicente, until 1876 when the name was changed to Silver City. Location Grant County is located in Southwest New Mexico and has a population of approximately 27,000 people. There is a small airport in Grant County. Silver City features many shopping opportunities, schools and Western New Mexico University. Las Cuces is approximately 1.5 hours away. El Paso international airport approximately 2-2.5 hour. Please reach out with any questions or to set up a qualified showing. Financial verification is required prior to all showings.