Thorson Arkansas River Farm

SOLD 200 Acres Boone , Colorado Pueblo County

Ranch Property Brief

The Thorson Arkansas River Farm consists of approximately 200 +/- acres located east of Pueblo, CO. The property is ideally suited for many uses including farming, cattle production, horse / equestrian use and is a great small hunting property with lots to offer.


  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Hiking


This 200 +/- acre farm on the Arkansas River is located just a few miles from Boone, CO and only 30 minutes to Pueblo.


The property has modest improvements including a remodeled older home that would serve as great hunter accommodations or could be rented out. In addition there is a large metal garage with an efficiency apartment as well a s really neat milk barn.  There are additional minor storage sheds and outbuildings.

Elevation Topography Vegetation

The property consists of mostly river bottom in pasture, cultivation or Cottonwoods and thickets. There is high ground where improvements are located overlooking the river bottom.


There are good senior water rights with the property.  Seller will convey all water rights to include:

100 shares of Collier Ditch

⅙ interest of the Haver Ditch

⅙ interest of the Have Ditch under supplementary filing

⅙ interest of the Butler Ditch


There are also 2 wells and spring on the property. One of the wells has been getting 16 acre feet of water that can be used to irrigate and provide water for livestock.  There may also be potential for pond use.


The owner does not believe the spring has been adjudicated.


Hunting for whitetail, turkey, waterfowl and other upland birds is excellent.  The property provides excellent cover, water and food sources for wildlife and with little investment can be improved to be substantial wildlife habitat.


Property Lies in GMU 128. Tags for whitetail and mule deer are available through the draw and the property does qualify for Landowner Tags.


With frontage on the Arkansas River there is opportunity to fish for catfish. Also within a short drive of some great tailwater fishing below the Pueblo Dam.

Acreage Breakdown

46 +/- acres improved pasture

38 +/- acres cultivated ground.

Balance in unimproved pasture and improvements.

Ag Uses

The property is currently being farmed by a neighbor who raises various crops such as hay and oats. There is also pasture for cattle and historical the owners ran a few head of cattle as well as raising hay. It is also ideally suited for horse / equestrian use with lot sof water, flat ground and the ability to raise good quality hay.


All owned will convey to Buyer

Broker Comments

John Hayter represented seller while broker associate with St James Sporting Properties

Pueblo County Colorado Land and Ranches for Sale

Pueblo County encompasses the city of Pueblo and lies in the southern portion of the Front Range. The Arkansas River flows into Lake Pueblo just to the west and then traverses the county providing irrigation and recreation. The county is home to multiple types of agriculture including alfalfa farms. orchards, and cattle ranches. Hemp farming is also becoming popular since the legalization of hemp in Colorado. As one moves east in the county the area becomes more arid and farming operations rely heavily on water rights for irrigation.

There are many activities and points of interest for residents of the county including:
  • Arkansas Riverwalk
  • Arkansas River Kayak Course
  • Lake Pueblo
  • Pueblo Zoo
Land and ranch prices in the area are some of the more affordable in Colorado and still within 2.5 hours of Denver and Denver International Airport.

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