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Capitan Mountain Ranch Land

United States /New Mexico, Hwy 246, 88316, 285.7

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Acres :

285.7 Acres

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Hayden Outdoors

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Property Description

This 285 + /- acres is located a mile north of Capitan, New Mexico and offers a rare opportunity to own unspoiled scenic property. Enjoy captivating views of Sierra Blanca, Capitan Mountain Range and Nogal Peak. This property is a grazing haven for animals and is located within State hunting unit 37 which is home to some of the most pristine Elk hunting in NM. 15 miles to the resort town of Ruidoso. Incredible Development Potential! Land On these 285 acres you will discover why they call this The Land of Enchantment. Spectacular views of the Capitan Mountains, Sierra Blanca and Nogal Peak. The landscape features meadow grasses, secluded ridge lines, rolling hills and unique bluffs that create possibilities galore. This property could be purchased for future development potential, a horse property, cattle ranch, hunting property (always check with NM Game and Fish), just to name a few. This is the ideal place to getaway and enjoy! Improvements This property is vacant land with cattle fencing around the entire property. Recreation Mother Nature at her best with the Lincoln National Forest giving entry to the Capitan Mountain range both East and West. This area provides great horseback riding, wild game, and incredible views and is surrounded by many beautiful historic cattle ranches. Owners are able to hunt wild game in area State Unit 37 including elk, mule deer, turkey and antelope. Bull elks in the area have traditionally been 300 plus and some even up to 350 to 375. The resort town of Ruidoso is a short 17 miles away which offers great restaurants, winter and summer activities at Ski Apache Resort, and horse-racing events at Ruidoso Downs, home of The All American. Also nearby are beautiful golf courses, Spencer Theatre performing arts, the historic town of Lincoln. The area is better known as the year-round playground of the Southwest! Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources City Water available. Region & Climate Capitan is a village in Lincoln County, New Mexico located north of the Lincoln National Forest between the Capitan and Sacramento Mountains at an elevation of 6530 feet History Capitan, NM is the birthplace of Smokey Bear and just down the road is the historical past of Billy the Kid, adjacent to the quaint Village of Capitan and its stores. The landscape is captivating and free range to elk, mule deer, antelope and turkey who frequently graze on the property. Fun fact: The legacy of Smokey the Bear: Discovered as a cub in 1951 near Capitan. He was a lone cub, badly burned from a wildfire, but soon recovered and became the national mascot for forest fire prevention, with the motto, Only YOU can prevent forest fires. Today, Smokey the Bear is buried in a park in nearby Capitan, New Mexico, and the town continues to honor the memory of this symbol for conservation and responsibility for the land. Location AIRPORTS: Sierra Blanca Regional Airport 11.4 miles Alamogordo, White Sands Regional Airport 54.5 miles Roswell International Air Center 62.4 miles Albuquerque International Sunport 119.2 miles Co-listing Broker: Green Mountain Real Estate Jim Carlton 505-977-8763

Basic Details

Property Types:

Ranch, Acreage, Recreational Land, Hunting Land, Equestrian Property, Mountain Land, Cattle Ranch

Listing Type:

For Sale

Listing ID:





285.7 Acres

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United States


New Mexico









Street Address:

Hwy 246