Sand Creek Ranch

$449,000 Reduced 578 Acres Maybell , Colorado Moffat County

Ranch Property Brief

Sand Creek Ranch is an absolute sleeper hunting property. The ranch lies in the Northwest Colorado sagebrush country near Dinosaur National Monument. The area is deceiving in it looks relatively flat but in reality, is broken with draws and headers providing excellent cover for game. Sand Creek Ranch is a Mule Deer hunters dream and one of the most affordable trophy mule deer properties on the market.


Located near Maybell, CO which is home to large ranches and lots of public land. The exact location of ranch will be shared with qualified buyers due to its hunting quality.


Access is via gravel county road.

Elevation, Topography, Vegetation

The ranch site at an elevation of about 6,500 feet and is rolling hill country with steeper mountains to the northwest. It is typical sagebrush country of Northwest Colorado with grama grasses and little plains prickly pear.

Ag Uses

Suitable for running a few head of cattle or horses, the ranch would make a good hobby ranch or horse ranch. The real value lies in the hunting.


Hunting on the ranch and in general vicinity is phenomenal for mule deer. Numerous exceptional bucks have been harvested and the area is known for producing monster non-typical mule deer with lots of cheaters and kickers.

The ranch generally will receive 2 unit wide buck tags- 1 for 2nd rifle, 1 for 3rd rifle and occasionally will draw a 4th rifle prime tag is drawn. The ranch also draws 1 antelope tag. 1 2nd rifle and 1 3rd rifle tag for buck Mule Deer as well as 1 antelope tag was drawn for 2019.

Elk hunting is also good and tags are over-the-counter. If you like upland bird hunting, the ranch offers great sage grouse hunting as well. Between big game, bird hunting and hunting varmints there is no excuse to not be hunting regardless of the time of year. Hunt every year in Colorado on your own land and public ground.


The ranch is in close proximity to the Snake River and the Yampa river which offers good fishing for trout and other fish species.


There are numerous recreational opportunities on the ranch and in the surrounding area. Use the ranch as a base camp and go exploring in your 4X4 or UTV as there is lots of public land to explore on foot or ATV / 4X4.

The beautiful Yampa River and Little Snake River are within a few miles of the ranch offering swimming, fishing, and kayaking/rafting.

Dinosaur National Monument is just short distance from the ranch as well and offers lots of interesting places to visit.

Fly fishing
Horseback riding


Owner believes to own 100% of minerals and will convey all to buyer.


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Maybell, Moffat County Colorado Ranches

Maybell, Colorado located in Moffat County, Colorado sits along the Yampa River as it meanders its way to the Green River. Maybell was founded in the 1880's and named after a local ranchers wife. The climate is prone to broad temp swings reaching highs near 100 in summer and lows in the single digits in winter. Moffat County has a long history of cattle ranches as well as sheep grazers. The area is still home to numerous large ranches that raise cattle and farm hay. The Yampa River and the Little Snake River provide irrigation water to the area farmers and ranches and there is also a good bit of dryland farming in the area. Larger ranches are commonly rolling sagebrush hill country type that are found in Northwestern Colorado One of the favorite local stops of ranchers and visitors is the Maybell General Store. Stop in get a cold drink and a snack before heading out on your adventures.

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