Colorado Mountain Land and Property
Location and Area
The land that comprises Embargo Creek and River Island Ranch is located just North-East of South Fork, Colorado. Close to the towns of Creede, Monte Vista, Pagosa Springs, Lake City along with the Wolf Creek Ski Area and the Rio Grande Golf Club, these properties are a recreational paradise. As an investment property or a mountain vacation home, this real estate is the cream of the crop.
Mountain Views, the Rio Grande River, 3 miles of Private Fishing, One of the best Golf Courses in Colorado, Bordered by the San Juan National Forest - Why Look for Colorado Real Estate Anywhere Else?
The San Juan National Forest is a U.S. National Forest covering over 1,800,000 acres (7,200 kmē) in Archuleta, Conjeos, Dolores, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mineral, Montezuma, Rio Grande, San Miguel and San Juan Counties in Western Colorado. It borders the Uncompahgre National Forest to the north and the Rio Grande National Forest to the east. The forest covers most of the southern portion of the San Juan Mountains west of the Continental Divide. The forest contains two alpine wilderness areas; the Weminuche and South San Juan, as well as the Piedra Area.
The Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad passes through the National Forest.
Theodore Roosevelt created the forest by proclamation on June 3, 1905.