After Forbes Inc. the Sangre de Cristo Ranches, thousands flocked from the cities to this majestic mountain oasis beginning in 1971. Excluding common land, the Sangre de Cristo Ranches are situated on 51,536 acres in the center of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range, just east of Fort Garland, Colorado. An unincorporated community in Costilla County, this land is covenant-protected. With roads maintained by both the county and state, most properties are permanently accessible throughout the year. In addition, U.S. Highway 160 and Colorado Highway 159 are nearby, to give you access to city amenities, if you can bear to leave your rural paradise, that is.