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20 Acre Wooded Mountain Ranch near the Cibola National Forest

New Mexico
Cibola County
20 Acres
Deposit Secures This Property

Once you click the Buy Now button and complete the Checkout Process, we will receive an instant notification that your $499 deposit has been made. The $499 deposit is credited towards your purchase and we cover ALL of the Closing Costs.

The remaining balance may be paid by Wire Transfer, Cashier’s Check, ACH Bank Draft, Credit Card and/or Debit Card. We make the whole process super simple and we can complete your purchase in as little as 1 day.

Call or Text us anytime at 866-8-LANDiO (866-852-6346) for questions or to purchase this property.

Please reference the LANDiO Property ID:  NM_Cibola_00035

Property Details

LANDiO Property ID
New Mexico
Parcel Size
20 Acres
Cibola County
Sawmill Canyon Road
35.079911, -108.213040
Parcel Number
Free & Clear
Current Zoning
No Zoning
Named Roads
General Elevation
7,900 feet
$282.40 per year
HOA Fees
$300 / year (Voluntary)
Warranty Deed
Delivery, Hauling or install a Water Well
Septic or Alternative
Cell or Satellite
  • State
  • Parcel Size
  • County
  • Address
  • City
  • Zip
  • GPS 
  • New Mexico
  • 20 Acres
  • Cibola County
  • Sawmill Canyon Road
  • Grants
  • 87020
  • 35.079911, -108.213040
  • Parcel Number
  • Access
  • Current Zoning
  • General Elevation
  • Terrain
  • Power
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Phone
  • Taxes
  • HOA Fees
  • Title
  • Conveyance


20 Wooded Mountain Acres less than one mile from nearly 300,000 Acres of the Cibola National Forest.

There are 2 private gated entrances to the Cibola National Forest for land owners in El Morro Ranches.

The East Gate is about 0.4 of a mile South of the property off Sawmill Canyon Road. This entrance is suitable for entrance and traveling through the National Forest in a Truck, Jeep, SUV or Similar 4 Wheel Drive Vehicle, in addition to being on Foot, Horseback, Dirt Bike, Quad, Side-by-Side or similar ATV.

The North Gate is about 2.25 mile North of the property off Leaning Pine Lane. This entrance is suitable for entrance and traveling through the National Forest on Foot, Horseback, Dirt Bike, Quad, Side-by-Side or similar ATV.

Located in Game Management Unit 10, which is said to be desirable for Mule Deer & Elk with some of largest Bulls in New Mexico. (Download the GMU 10 Map)

For more information, visit the New Mexico Game & Fish Department Website.

The richly diverse volcanic landscape of the nearby El Malpais National Park offers solitude, recreation, and discovery. Explore cinder cones, lava tube caves, sandstone bluffs, caves and hiking trails. Wildlife abounds in the open grasslands and forests.

El Morro Ranches is a private gated community that has a keypad present at the entrance of the Subdivision for land owners.

The minimum dwelling size is only 800 square feet.

Mobile Homes are permitted so long as they were not manufactured more than 10 years ago.

You may use the property as a temporary residence with the use of an RV, Camper, or Travel Trailer with a limit of 6 consecutive months.

Association dues are voluntary here and paid mostly by full-time residents to help maintain the roads. The annual association dues if voluntarily choosing to pay would be $300.

Light covenants exist for El Morro Ranches in order to maintain the beauty and integrity of the area, and can be found HERE

Utility Lines are in the area and on nearby developed properties where land owners have homes, mobile homes, cabins, accessory buildings and corrals (see photos & satellite images).

Electric Company: Continental Divide Electric Co-op,  200 E. High St., P.O. Box 1087, Grants, NM   Phone: (505) 285-6656   Website: http://www.cdec.coop

The property is 4.3 miles to State Highway 53 which will take you directly to San Rafael to the East, then connects to I-40 to take you into Grants and Milan.

San Rafael is a small town located 36 miles from the property. There is a Post office, Elementary School and a Church in San Rafael.

The property is located only 41 miles from Grants, New Mexico which has a population of around 10,000 people. In Grants you will find groceries, supplies, the Cibola General Hospital, an airport and Walmart Supercenter.

Parcel Size:  20 Acres M/L

LANDiO Property ID: NM_Cibola_00035

APN:  R12251

Legal Description:  EL MORRO RANCHES Lot: 193 Unit: 3

Elevation:  7,900 feet

Property Taxes:  $282.40 / year

Title:  Free & Clear

Conveyance:  Warranty Deed

Covenants for El Morro Ranches (Download PDF)

HOA Fee:  $300 / year (Voluntary)

Approximate Distance to Nearby Cities & Points of Interest

Bordering the Cibola National Forest (more info)

21 minutes to the El Morro National Monument (more info)

24 minutes to the Ice Cave and Bandera Volcano (more info)

32 minutes to the Oso Ridge Lookout (more info)

45 minutes to San Rafael, New Mexico : Population 1,000

50 minutes to Interstate 40

50 minutes to Milan, New Mexico : Population 3,200 (more info)

51 minutes to the El Malpais National Monument (more info)

52 minutes to Grants, New Mexico : Population 10,000 (more info)

1 hour 13 minutes to the Bluewater State Park (more info)

1 hour 18 minutes to Gallup, New Mexico : Population 21,700 (more info)

1 hour 35 minutes to the Mount Taylor (more info)

1 hour 57 minutes to Albuquerque, NM : Population 556,000 (more info)

Visiting the Property

You are welcome to visit the property at your convenience while it is available.

The Interactive Maps are generated with MapRight. MapRight has a Free Apple and Android App which can be useful when visiting a property. Below are links to download the Free MapRight App.

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GPS Coordinates

Northwest Corner:  35.0808825850623, -108.21517655541 (Google Map)

Northeast Corner:  35.0807873039643, -108.210821104144 (Google Map)

Southeast Corner:  35.0790091138112, -108.210812913474 (Google Map)

Southwest Corner:  35.078989300537, -108.215167733964 (Google Map)

Center Point:  35.079911, -108.213040 (Google Map)


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