45 Acres Nestled Among the Rio Grange National Forest

Del Norte, Rio Grande County, Colorado


44.82 Arces

Welcome to your summer cabin spot (or winter ski chalet)! This 44.8-acre property is versatile enough to meet all your Colorado adventure needs.

Nestled among millions of acres of the Rio Grande National Forest, this property with 360-degree views boasts several prime building spots, plus two pathways of seasonal water flow from the Spring Branch. Youll never get tired of gazing at the snow-capped peaks in the distance from your massive back yard.

In the winter and early spring, the Wolf Creek Ski area is just 40 miles away. Boasting the most snow in Colorado, youll never run out of fresh powder on the slopes!

The San Francisco Creek Ranch homeowners association maintains the roads year-round. This residential property is zoned for single-family residential (and accessory dwellings) or modular homes on permanent foundations. Property this size qualifies for a domestic water well for in-home use, livestock, and 1 acre of irrigation.

RV living is allowed during home construction (up to 18 months). After construction is complete, RVs and campers are allowed on the property for recreational use. Camping is allowed recreationally once a residence is complete.

Alamosa is 36 miles to the east, and Del Norte is just 6 miles north, so all your major needs are within a short drive!

***Contact me today to make this uniquely beautiful property yours!***

CCRs and plat map available upon request.

Please do your own due diligence before purchasing this property. All the information we have on this property is contained in this listing. Any other questions should be directed to the Rio Grande County offices.

Est Taxes



No water


No sewage


No telephone line


No gas


No electric

Lot Details

  • Icons/close No Mobile Home Data Provided
  • Icons/close Property is not on a Cul de Sac
  • Icons/close Property is not a Corner Lot
  • Icons/close Property is not Subdividable

Internet Speed for Del Norte, Colorado

Provider Type Max Up Max Down
San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. Optical Carrier/Fiber to the End User 1000 Mbps 1000 Mbps
Jade communications LLC Terrestrial Fixed Wireless 25 Mbps 100 Mbps
ViaSat, Inc. Satellite 3 Mbps 100 Mbps
San Luis Valley Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. Terrestrial Fixed Wireless 100 Mbps 100 Mbps
CenturyLink, Inc. VDSL 2 Mbps 40 Mbps
HNS License Sub, LLC Satellite 3 Mbps 25 Mbps
Viaero Wireless Terrestrial Fixed Wireless 5 Mbps 15 Mbps
CenturyLink, Inc. ADSL2 0.64 Mbps 15 Mbps
VSAT Systems, LLC Satellite 1.3 Mbps 2 Mbps
GCI Communication Corp. Satellite 0 Mbps 0 Mbps
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This Del Norte Economy

Description Del Norte
Unemployment Rate 3.9%
Recent Job Growth 4.4%
Future Job Growth 61.7%
Sales Tax 7.5%
Income Tax 4.6%
Income Per Capita $17,522
Household Income $30,714
Family Median Income $34,783
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting 7.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 0.5%
Construction 13.7%
Manufacturing 0.8%
Wholesale Trade 3.7%
Retail Trade 10.0%
Transportation and warehousing 2.5%
Utilities 0.5%
Information 0.0%
Finance and insurance 2.2%
Real estate, rental, and leasing 1.8%
Professional, scientific and technical services 2.5%
Management of companies 0.0%
Administrative, support, and waste management services 4.0%
Educational services 7.0%
Health care and social assistance 22.7%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 0.6%
Accommodation and food services 8.3%
Other services 5.3%
Public administration 6.8%
Approximate Location
This land's acreage of 44.82 is equal to:
Football Fields
This land's price of $79.5K is equal to:
Avg. priced homes in San Francisco
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USDA Hardiness Zone 5b.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones are the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location.

Think the intermountain west. Places that very much have all 4 seasons. Real winters and Real summers. With those other 2 seasons sprinkled in for good measure. You can grow lots of things here, but be sure to pick up 'cold hard' varieties. Local nurseries will be your best bet for quality plants.

The coldest days in winter:
Temperatures from -15 to -10°C

This zone is good for growing:
Apples, Pears, Plums, asparagus, and Basil
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