Fly Fishing Retreat – Buildable Land – Very Close to the Rio Grande River – Landopia

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Property Summary

This is your opportunity to be close to one of the largest and best known rivers, the Rio Grande, that runs through southern Colorado. This river is fun to fish, and also holds some large trout (Grandes Truchas). Many sizes and types of trout inhabit these waters, including some surprisingly sizeable browns. Come visit your property and spend a couple of days camping and fishing.

Get a hold of this 1 acre of adventure & fisherman’s delight! At about 1,500 feet from the river’s bank you’ll have easy access to the river and mountain views in every direction! This parcel in Costilla County’s Rio Grande Ranchos in the San Luis Valley has it all. It is a beautiful area just north of New Mexico with mountains and recreation opportunities all around. The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Mount Blanca are to the northeast, San Isabel National Forest is a short drive east and the Rio Grande is to the west. Recreation abounds in this gorgeous high altitude valley. Plus Colorado’s oldest town, founded in 1851, San Luis is only about 25 miles East. There are also many reservoirs in the area for great fishing and boating also.

The property is remote while remaining accessible via dirt graded roads. Hualpai Trail that runs along the southern side of the property and is shown in the photos. These roads can be traveled with car depending on weather conditions. The property is only 7 miles south of the well maintained, paved HWY CO-142.

This property is ideal for building a home or cabin, short term camping, recreation and investment. The property is buildable at one acre in size (minimum size required for building & septic).

So many possibilities! Take advantage of the many attractions and activities of the San Luis Valley – The diverse wildlife, game hunting, horseback riding, ATV riding, the Great Sand Dunes, skiing, hiking, mountain climbing and much more! This is an outdoor lover’s paradise.

If you are looking for a beautifully scenic Colorado property with road frontage, next to the river, great wildlife, and million dollar postcard views, this is the property for you. We encourage you to go view the property. Once you see it, you will be sold.

  • Buildable property next to the Rio Grande River
  • Less than 1,500 feet from the bank of the Rio Grande River
  • Many reservoirs in the area for great fishing and boating
  • Alamosa, CO is about 40 miles north (Walmart, Home Depot, etc.)
  • Denver is approximately 250 miles to the North
  • Albuquerque is approximately 250 miles to the South
  • Quiet and private, yet still close to several towns

Property Details

SubdivisionRio Grande River Ranchos
Street AddressN/A Hualpai Tr., San Luis, CO 81152
CitySan Luis
CountyCostilla County
Size1.00 acre (4 lots merged into 1 parcel)
Lot Dimensions135 feet x 282 feet
Legal DescriptionRio Grande Ranches Unit 1 Sheet 3 Lots 445, 446, 461 & 462
Google Maps
Lat/Long CoordinatesNW Corner: 37.091059,-105.744426
NE Corner: 37.091059, -105.743970
SW Corner: 37.090293,-105.744415
SE Corner: 37.090293,-105.743975
ElevationApprox. 7,473 feet
Annual TaxesApprox. $122 per year
ZoningVacant Land/Residential - Site built home 600sqft min, manufactured homes are ok. Camp for 14 days (every 3 months); long term camping/rv permit available (60 days - with up to 3 renewals, $200 fee - septic & water required); Temporary RV Occupancy permit available ($250 fee - good for 90 days at a time while building, renew for upto 18 months). Please contact Costilla County Planning & Zoning at ‭(719) 937-7668‬ for additional information.
AccessThere is an easy access onto the property, Hualpai Trail traverse the Northern portion of the property and Spavinaw Trail on the South.
SewerWould be by septic system
WaterWould be a well, water haul and holding tank or other similar option.
UtilitiesPower could also be by solar, wind or generator, Phone by cellular, satellite TV/Internet/Phone

Property Photos


Navajo County APN: 716-16-010 is located in San Luis, Colorado. The approximate longitude & latitude coordinates for this property are shown on the map below. (37.096143,-105.740073)


Text the word hualpai to 844-947-6179 to get this interactive map sent directly to your smartphone.

Install the MapRight app on your phone. Go visit the property using this interactive map and you can walk your property using your phone’s GPS.


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