Ideal Fishing & Outdoor Adventure Headquarters – 1.5 miles to Rio Grande River – Landopia

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Property Summary

This majestic Colorado land has beautiful mountain views and is surrounded by abundant wildlife. At just 1.5 miles from the Rio Grande River, the property is perfect for anyone who loves to fish or relax by the water. The Rio Grande River is an attractive river surrounded by limestone cliffs and old bridges of the days gone by. Let the river stir your hunger for spirited adventures, or calm the mind while it brings life to the land around it. Imagine camping, using your ATV or building a cabin on your beautiful land. Think of the memories you will have of hiking the national park and forest.

The 5 acre property is located within the Rio Grande Ranches. Located in Costilla County, Colorado, close to the border of New Mexico, the area blends the picturesque landscapes of both states. The quaint old towns, like San Luis, offer a great deal of history and fun things to do. This parcel of land is perfect for people who like to immerse themselves in nature and escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

The San Luis Valley has a well-deserved reputation as a sportsman’s paradise. Herds of elk, deer and wild turkey roam the subdivision of Rio Grande Ranchos. It is fantastic opportunity for fishing (both in river and the various reservoirs in the area) and big game hunting, as Costilla County offers some of the best opportunities for both in all of the state. The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Zapata Falls are to the north, San Isabel Nation Forest is a short drive east, the Rio Grande is 1.5 miles to the west. Recreation abounds in this gorgeous high altitude valley. The Alamosa Wildlife Refuge and many other public lands are all close by. Ski and art enthusiasts can enjoy Taos, New Mexico, an easy 45 to 50 minutes south. Taos popular for both its skiing and for its well- known art colony, attracting literally thousands of tourists each year can become your own backyard playground.

Own this beautiful piece of land in Costilla County, Colorado. Low, low taxes and high plains distant mountain view all around. There is no time limit to build, so no rush! Home builders love that Rio Grande Ranchos remains unpolluted with a moderate cost of living. It sits on top of the largest, cleanest water table in the North American Continent. The sun shines an average of 300 days per year here. So what are you waiting for?

  • San Luis, Co is about 25 miles to the east
  • Alamosa, CO 48 miles to north (you can find big box stores like Walmart and Home Depot here)
  • Taos, NM is around 60 miles south
  • San Luis Valley has a well-deserved reputation as the sportsman’s paradise
  • 12 miles to Eastdale Reservoir
  • 1.5 miles from the banks of Rio Grande River

Property Details

SubdivisionR.G.R. UNIT 17
Street AddressN/A, near Kalamath Trail, San Luis, CO 81152
CitySan Luis
CountyCostilla County
Size5.0 acres
Legal DescriptionLot 12, Rio Grande Ranches (Ranchos), Unit 17
Google Maps
Lat/Long CoordinatesNW Corner: 37.0383, -105.7425
NE Corner: 37.0383, -105.7414
SW Corner: 37.0366, -105.7424
SE Corner: 37.0366, -105.7413
Elevation7,556 feet
Annual TaxesApprox. $47.04 per year
ZoningVacant/Estate 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 up to 18 months).
AccessThere is a dirt road on the Northern portion of the property. Nearby dwelling on the southern portion of the property.
SewerWould be by Septic
WaterWould be a well, water haul and holding tank or other similar option
UtilitiesPower by solar, wind or generator, Phone by cellular, satellite TV/Internet/Phone

Property Photos


Navajo County APN: 715-17-280 is located in San Luis, Costilla. The approximate longitude & latitude coordinates for this property are shown on the map below. (37.0383, -105.7425)

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