Cow Creek Gulch

Cow Creek Gulch

Rio Blanco County Colorado
Cow Creek Gulch
ID: 31956
Status: Sold
Sold Price: $1,800,000
Acres: 916.6±
Price Per Acre: $1,964
Address: 4927 COUNTY ROAD 5
City, State: Meeker, Colorado
County: Rio Blanco County
ZIP Code: 81641
Presented By: Jeff Masterson
Dwelling Sq Ft: 4,000

Property Description

Settled between two steep and rugged ridge lines of the Roan Plateau, the 916± acre Cow Creek Gulch is the main drainage system of the Piceance Basin, which is highly regarded for its Big Game populations and hunting opportunities in North Western Colorado. The majority of the property is a near three mile meandering stretch of a highly vegetated valley floor that is flanked by a pair of ridge lines that rise over 1,000 feet in elevation. Each ridgeline hosts several drainage systems that support lush patches of Pine, Juniper, and Aspen tree pockets which create the preferred cover locations of Elk, Mule Deer, and Bear. When the drainage system and creek aren't flowing during drier cycles, the solar-powered water well can feed tanks and ponds along the valley floor. The cover of the trees and bordering forests set the stage for an ideal bowhunting setting, while the vast expanse of the valley floor and its varying features create an excellent rifle hunting experience. The headquarters portion of the property offers a 4,000± SF cabin and a 2,400± SF metal detached garage, along with plenty of room for future expansion, creating an opportunity to become a premier hunting lodge location. This property also offers a vast amount of expanded hunting access through the thousands of acres of BLM lands that border the property. The private asphalt drive and gated entry off of rural highway 5 provides exclusivity and security year-round. Years of unoccupancy along with the established habitat and the ruggedness of the bordering ridges has created a sanctuary for wildlife which will prove to be an excellent hunting property for years to come.


  • 920 +/- Acres
  • 4,000 SF Cabin
  • 2,400 SF Metal Garage
  • Elevation 7,000' - 8,000'+
  • One main draw feed by dozens of drainage systems
  • Water tanks and ponds fed by solar operated well
  • Steep canyon and ridges throughout
  • Valley floor consists of tall grass and other forage vegetation
  • Timber patches of Pine, Cedar, and Aspens
  • Many rock outcroppings and formations
  • Private access to thousands of BLM acres
  • Private asphalt drive from roadway
  • Entry conveniently located off of rural Highway 5


  • Big Game Management Hunting Unit 22
  • Elk, Deer, Bear, Mountain Lion, and Turkey hunting opportunities
  • Elk: Non-resident hunting licenses (Archery and 2nd & 3rd rifle seasons are OTC; 0 preference points for 1st & 4th season rifle)
  • Private access to 1,000's of acres of BLM land
  • Mule Deer: Non-resident hunting licenses (Archery and 2nd & 3rd season rifle Private Land Only take 0 preference points)
  • Black Bear: Non-resident hunting licenses (Archery, Muzzleloader, Rifle take 0 preference points)
  • Contact agent for more hunting license options and draw odds


Rifle, Colorado (20 minutes)

  • A Modern Western Experience (10,500 population)
  • Fuel, lodging, restaurants, retail, parks, entertainment
  • Fine dining, breweries, shopping, lodging
  • Grand River Health & Hospital
  • Several lakes and reservoirs
  • Colorado River - fishing, rafting, etc.
  • Golfing - Rifle Creek Golf Course, Battlement Mesa Golf Club, Lakota Canyon Ranch & Golf Club
  • Rock Climbing
  • OHV and 4x4 Trails
  • Hiking and mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing
  • Rifle Garfield County Airport

Meeker, Colorado (25 minutes)

  • Old-fashioned hospitality (2,800 population)
  • Small town conveniences - fuel, groceries, coffee shops, restaurants
  • Pioneer Medical Center & Hospital
  • Meeker Airport
  • Meeker Golf Course
  • Rio Blanco County Fair
  • Hiking, Mountain Biking, Snowmobiling, Cross Country Skiing
  • White River - Fishing, rafting, kayaking, etc.

Grand Junction, Colorado (85 minutes)

  • Big city amenities with a small town atmosphere (fuel, lodging, university, restaurants, retail, parks, entertainment, business district, attractions)
  • Fine dining, wineries, orchards, breweries, distilleries, shopping, lodging
  • Colorado's wine country
  • Colorado Mesa University
  • Golfing - Adobe Creek National Golf Course, Lincoln Park Course, Chipeta Golf Course, Tiara Rado Golf Course, The Golf Club at Redlands Mesa
  • Endless OHV and 4x4 Trails
  • Hiking and mountain biking
  • Grand Junction Regional Airport

Aspen, Colorado (1.5 hours)

  • Luxury Ski Resort Town
  • Fine Dining, Shopping, and Lodging

Vail, Colorado (1.5 hours)

  • Luxury Ski Resort Town
  • Fine Dining, Shopping, and Lodging

Denver, Colorado (2.5 hours)

  • Denver International Airport

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