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$319,200,000  •  420,000 acres
Brewster Ranches is around half the size of Rhode Island with over 420,000 contiguous acres. It starts just 15 miles from the Gage Hotel in Marathon heading south 31 miles all the way to Black Gap Wildlife Management Area which is a stone throws away from Big Bend National Park filled with outdoor adventures. Classic “Big Bend Country” of the Old West, Brewster Ranches has maintained much of the environment and appearance of times past, rich in history and today wildlife hunting opportunities such as desert mule deer, elk, desert big horn sheep, scaled quail and some of the most important habitat for migrations of wildlife in the Chihuahuan Desert between the borderlands of Texas and Mexico to the south.
$149,490,000  •  196,000 acres
Dove Mountain offers a variety of habitats and improvements which start on the north at Tres Hermanos summit on the Shely Peaks at 5,210 feet down into a wide scenic valley where you find the live water section of San Francisco Creek that is cottonwood lined for over two miles. An airstrip and giant hanger. The Pine Mountains where there are some of the most majestic overlooks in the entire region. Pinion pine found on the north slope and above on the Mesa and within the canyons provide habitat for an Elk herd that can be seen regularly. If there is one thing that makes this ranch stand out is the availability of Desert Big Horn Sheep habitats as well as the availability of permits by TPWD.
$85,995,000  •  117,000 acres
Classic “Big Bend Country” of the Old West, Rio Texico Ranch has maintained much of the environment and appearance of times past. Rio Texico Ranch's San Francisco Creek is a year-round live water with Cottonwood gallery forests on both banks and riparian vegetation are very rare in this desert and a magnet for wildlife. The ranch is a working cattle ranch with some excellent recently improved infrastructure. There are miles of new internal fences, pens, and traps as well as water and road improvements.
$40,317,050  •  52,022 acres
YE Mesa Ranch is as beautiful and rugged as it gets in the Big Bend County with an excellent road system accessing valleys, mountains and canyons throughout. The spine of the Santiago Mountains is the western boundary on the north ranch but cuts across the south ranch creating a series of ridges and valleys and outstanding views. Connected to the west side of the Santiago Mountains is YE Mesa itself with a raised volcanic uplift and peak slopping off toward Chalk Draw just off the ranch. There are numerous commanding vistas of the entire Big Bend Region and its mountain features including El Pico in the Del Carmens and the entire Chiosos Mountain skyline.
$28,151,475  •  34,123 acres
Horse Mountain Ranch is located just a 30-minute drive from the Gage Hotel in Marathon, which serves as the gateway to Big Bend Nation Park to the south. Horse Mountain Ranch is divided into two contiguous historical ownerships with the north portion being a wide valley between the Pena Blanca Mountains, Horse Mountain and Twin Peaks creating an expanse called Lightning Flat where the headwaters of Horse Draw and Pena Blanca Draw are located. The Headquarters is located on the north unit adjacent to the Historic Reed Spring which makes a beautiful cottonwood tree lined lake.
$15,554,171  •  19,814 acres
Tesnus Ranch is a cattle and hunting recreation ranch with an amazing amount of seclusion framed between towering mountains all within diverse low, mid to high desert habitats. An excellent all-weather caliche road provides access into the ranch where near the entrance there is a very nice modern 3-bedroom 2-bath Headquarters home.
$18,500,000  •  10,900 acres
Situated in the picturesque Glass Mountains of West Texas, this showcase 10,900± acre ranch encompasses recreational and agricultural resources all in one package. The BOSS Ranch is unparalleled among west Texas ranches with its combination of diverse landscapes, highly developed water resources, exceptional wildlife, and grazing lands all with frontage along Highway 385. The property is a simple 7.2 mile drive to the quaint town of Marathon, home to the historic Gage Hotel, White Buffalo Bar, and 12 Gage Restaurant. There is a convenient FBO located 30 miles away in Alpine and commercial flights available 163 miles away in Midland. The ranch climbs over 1,600’ from the flatlands at the entrance to the 5,839’ peak of Leonard Mountain. Multiple locations over 5,500’ are found across the northern portion of the property and look down to the lowland flats towards the center of the ranch. Improvements on the ranch are simple and low maintenance, yet highly functional. They consist of two residences, a modest hunting lodge, workshop, support buildings, and three sets of cattle pens. Diversity of terrain and the extensive water system combine to support the cattle herd as well as resident wildlife herds. The ranch has an exceptional mule deer population, bountiful elk, and herds of aoudad are found throughout the property. Other species include javelina, and the occasional whitetail and pronghorn antelope. Big-game hunting is outstanding and generates a significant revenue stream for the current owner. The owner has historically run 200 animal units to promote resident wildlife, but believes the ranch could support a higher number if desired. The BOSS Ranch is a gem of a property with a superior water system, extraordinary wildlife, fantastic grazing, and simple yet highly functional improvements in a gorgeous West Texas setting. The ranch has significant state classified minerals and a portion of the fee minerals are available with an acceptable offer. The Facts: ~ 10,900± deeded acres ~ Highway 385 frontage ~ 1,608’ of elevation change, with the highest point at 5,839’ ~ Extraordinary wildlife: mule deer, elk, aoudad, whitetail, javelina, occasional whitetail deer or pronghorn, and game birds ~ Four solar booster pumps ~ Five solar water wells ~ Nine water storage tanks ~ Numerous dirt tanks ~ 30+ drinkers ~ 16+ miles of piped water throughout the ranch ~ 15 pastures for rotational grazing ~ Three sets of cattle pens throughout the ranch ~ Improvements include: Main home, Manager’s home, Hunter’s cabin, steel frame barn, feed storage barn, bulk overhead feed storage hoppers ~ Recreational playground: Hunting, hiking, artifact hunting, wildlife viewing, sporting and 4X4 opportunities
$3,315,768  •  1,381 acres
Location Panther Rock Ranch is part of the historic Woodward Ranch and is comprised of 1,403 acres located on the banks of seasonal Ash Creek on the east side of Highway 118 south of Alpine and has been visited by Big Bend travelers and rock hounds from all over the world. The ranch fronts on the east side of Highway 118 just 15 miles south of Alpine starting at the roadside picnic area and runs south for over a mile. Panther Rock Ranch is the gateway into the Big Bend Country with its over 1,000,000 acres of parks and public lands and is an hour’s drive north of Lajitas and Terlingua and their outdoor adventures and amenities. Cathedral Mountain (6,860 feet), one of the area's iconic peaks, towers over the ranch to the west and Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area is just to the south waiting to be explored. With elevations between 4,736 and 5,021 feet, at the ranch you are in one of the best year-round climates in the state and arguably the entire country. Acreage 1,381 acres in Brewster County. Description Famous for its unique red plume agate as well as black plume, golden plume, opal, and over 50 other kinds of agates and gemstones, the Woodward Ranch has a history of visitors who are rock collectors, nature lovers, hunters, hikers, birders, or just folks wanting to get away from it all. This eastern 1,403 acre part of the original ranch has a main gate fronting on Highway 118 and beautiful Ash Creek cutting through the middle for over a mile creating lush meadows and two large mountains. This is high Chihuahuan Desert grasslands and riparian woodlands studded with interesting outcrops of rocks and large trees, creating a scenic wonderland. The ranch has an old building site with amazing views toward Elephant Mountain and down Calamity Creek and over to Cathedral Mountain towering over the landscape. There is a road network that circles the ranch crossing the Arizona Ash lined creek with adjacent meadows meandering around prominent hills with landscape views of area mountains. Panther Rock Ranch is surrounded by large ranches in stable ownerships with no threat of development. The perfect ranch neighborhood!! Habitat Panther Rock Ranch is dominated by mile-high grasslands of Cane Bluestem, Blue Gramma, and Sideoats Gramma with rhyolite palisades mountains studded with Juniper, Emory and Grey Oaks. Excellent grasses and Chihuahuan Desert plants provide habitat for the native animals, livestock and the people who live there. Ash Creek has numerous stands of large Emory Oaks, Cottonwoods, Arizona Ash, Desert Willow, and other riparian vegetation. This diversity of plants especially near and around the springs and riparian areas are unequaled in the Trans Pecos Region. This is historic ranching country and represents some of the best cow/calf range in West Texas. Wildlife Because of the diverse habitat with springs, creeks, boulders, trees, grasses, and mountains there is an abundance of game and non-game animals and wildlife on Panther Rock Ranch. This is big mule deer and whitetail deer country with lots of blue quail, mourning dove, and Rio Grande turkey, making this a hunter’s paradise. There are also smaller animal and bird species found here like javelina, fox, ringtail, mountain lion, hawks, hummingbirds, Montezuma quail, and a variety of neotropical songbirds. Native trees, brush, and grasses provide excellent habitat for these species and many native birds and other non-game animals. Wooded wet canyons and lush grasslands provide excellent habitat for migratory songbirds. Improvements The old home site just off Highway 118 is an excellent building area for the next owner. It has electricity and an older water well which, if put back in service, would supply water to this elevated lookout. There is a road system through the ranch and up into the hills and another water well on the east side of the ranch that once supplied water to that end of the ranch. There is an old shed and pens near the old home site. Water Woodward Ranch has abundant groundwater and a seasonal creek called Ash Creek running for over a mile through the middle of the ranch as well as several year round springs. There are 3 working solar wells on Panther Rock Ranch, two of which are new, ranging in depth from 100 feet to 330 feet. The ranch also has 12.5 ac feet of adjudicated water rights from the State of Texas from Ash Creek.