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Please reference the LANDiO Property ID : NM_Cibola_00036
20 Wooded Mountain Acres just over two miles 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 North Gate is about 2.7 miles Northeast 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.
The East Gate is about 2 miles Southeast 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.
This beautiful mountain property has varied topography with mature trees, which creates areas of rock formations as well as natural clearings.
The varying topography of the property also creates an area where a small pool forms from seasonal water flow. See photos for more details.
There is drive-up access, with Alligator Way running through the Northern portion of the property
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).
The nearest electricity pole is only 510 feet from the Western Boundary.
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 3.9 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.
The town of Ramah is 21 miles from the property, where you’ll find a Post Office, Cafe, Dollar Store and High School.
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_00036
Legal Description: EL MORRO RANCHES Lot: 149A Unit: 1
Elevation: 7,560 feet
Property Taxes: $291.20 / 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)
20 minutes to the El Morro National Monument (more info)
20 minutes to the El Malpais National Monument (more info)
24 minutes to the Ice Cave and Bandera Volcano (more info)
30 minutes to Ramah, New Mexico : Population 400
35 minutes to Ramah Reservoir (more info)
35 minutes to the Oso Ridge Lookout (more info)
47 minutes to Interstate 40
49 minutes to Milan, New Mexico : Population 3,200 (more info)
52 minutes to Grants, New Mexico: Population 10,000 (more info)
1 hour 12 minutes to the Bluewater State Park (more info)
1 hour 17 minutes to Gallup, New Mexico : Population 21,700 (more info)
1 hour 35 minutes to the Mount Taylor (more info)
1 hour 56 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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Northwest Corner: 35.0832323849559, -108.248298330696 (Google Map)
Northeast Corner: 35.0818027963237, -108.24668435714 (Google Map)
Southeast Corner: 35.0795392750389, -108.247874382812 (Google Map)
Southwest Corner/Southern Point: 35.0783074157231, -108.250042775229 (Google Map)
Center Point: 35.080905, -108.248153 (Google Map)