Lucky J Ranch

Lucky J Ranch

San Juan County Utah
Lucky J Ranch
ID: 28677
Status: New Listing
Price: $2,520,000
Acres: 1,680±
Price Per Acre: $1,500
Address: TBD
City, State: Monticello, Utah
County: San Juan
ZIP Code: 84535
Presented By: Duke Boyington
Taxes: $430

Property Description

Lucky J Ranch offers an amazing opportunity that any hunter/landowner dreams about. The current seller receives 3 coveted World Class Trophy CWMU Mule Deer vouchers. The hunting season for these tags begins September 1st and runs through October 31st (weapon of choice...rifle, archery, muzzleloader) Yes, a two-month-long hunting season! From September 1st-15th, you are restricted to your 1,680± acres of prime hunting ground. On September 16th, the range expands to the CWMU's 75,000 +/- acres. Besides the advantage of accessing the additional hunting land, this property boasts excellent farm ground that attracts a wide variety of animals, including trophy caliber bucks! The landscape has a variety of wooded areas and rolling grassland. The ranch is secluded yet accessible via county roads leading up to private roads that enter the property. Lucky J Ranch is currently fenced and cross-fenced for potential cattle grazing. There is also the capacity to generate income through organic farming. 

Located in Monticello, Utah, the city has the essentials, such as a grocery store and hospital. Monticello also has several restaurants and a golf course. The nearby area consists of Moab, Bears Ears National Monument, and Arches National Park. These areas offer the chance for outdoor adventures, recreation, as well as magnificent scenery.


  • 1,680± deeded acres
  • Mild terrain with rolling hills
  • Pinyons/Junipers mixed with Sagebrush
  • Grazing leases may be available
  • 750± acres of Organic Wheat, Safflower, and Milo Crops
  • 320± acres on the South side of Hwy #491 hosts 220± acres of commercial farmland
  • Elevation of roughly 6800'


  • Seasonal spring and creeks
  • Seasonal stock ponds provide water for wildlife
  • Water-well options for potential domestic, livestock, and limited agricultural irrigation use


  • Bordered by private landowners


  • Accessible from multiple points
  • County roads lead up to private gated roads


  • The Lucky J Ranch has many sources of potential income. The ranch's current income is from farming. Roughly 750+/-acres of Organic and 220+/-acres of Non-organic Wheat, Safflower, & Milo farming are currently in production.
  • The 750+/-acres of the 1360+/-acres are divided into two halves, rotated year to year on an Organic Wheat, Fallow cycle. They are producing approximately 10-12+/-Bushels per acre with a high of 18-20 Bushels per acre. Last year 375+/-acres paid $75,000. The later price increase would have brought well over $100K.
  • Fallowed last year was the Non-organic 220+/-acres.


  • No current conservation easements
  • New owners can investigate possible conservation easement options


  • Barbed-wire fencing throughout the property
  • No structures
  • Dirt roads run around the property boundaries and connect the main points of the ranch
  • A septic system would need to be installed for any domestic dwelling



  • Utah's Game Management Area 14A (San Juan, Abajo Mtns)
  • Resident and migratory Mule Deer and Elk herds
  • Secluded property benefits both wildlife and hunters
  • Hunting tags are highly sought after
  • Quality Mule Deer, Elk, Black Bear, Mountain Lion, and small game
  • The property is currently participating in Utah's CWMU Program


  • No fishing on the property
  • Area lakes and reservoirs are excellent for fishing
  • Monticello and Foy are stocked with Brook & Rainbow Trout
  • Lloyd's Lake produces Rainbow Trout and Green Sunfish
  • Lake Powell is known for Striped Bass, Lake Trout, Northern Pike, etc.
  • San Juan River is great for Carp and Channel Catfish


  • Moab, Utah, is well known for its excellent hiking, jeeping, photography tours, and expedition sites
  • Golfing at The Hideout Golf Club is rated as one of Utah's best golf courses
  • Skiing is right across the state border in Colorado
  • Cross-Country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling are available in the Abajo Mountains
  • View the Anasazi Indian Ruins at Butler Wash or Mule Canyon, among other opportunities


  • Dove Creek, Colorado (30 minutes) Gas, groceries, supplies, hospital, restaurants
  • Cortez, Colorado (1 hour); Municipal Airport and shopping locations
  • Monticello, Utah (30 minutes); groceries, auto parts, hardware, convivence stores
  • Moab, Utah (1.25 hours)
  • Salt Lake (5 hours) and Albuquerque (5 hours) International Airports
  • Durango Mountain Ski Resort (2.25 hours)
  • Dunton Hot Springs (2.25 hours)


Here is your chance to own a dream hunting property with organic farming to enhance its value. The proximity to a city yet hidden seclusion makes it even more enticing. Showing by appointment only.

Contact Listing Agent: "DUKE" Kent D. Boyington 801-710-0623

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