24 acre mining claim consisting of 3 lots in the historic mining district of Silverton. This is a rare opportunity as the property provides a sense of privacy, but is only about 15 minutes to the town of Silverton. The property is just off one of the most scenic drives in the state of Colorado "Stony Pass" which leads over the Continental Divide to Rio Grande Reservoir, the headwaters of the Rio Grande River. In addition to this scenic drive, the famous Alpine Loop is just up the road. There is a good road all the way to the property. Sterling Gulch is a seasonal creek that runs through the southeast corner of the property. Cunningham Gulch, at the bottom of the canyon and not on the property, provides trout fishing in it's beaver ponds. The gorgeous Highland Mary Lakes provide excellent fishing and the traill head is at the end of the canyon. There are several good building sights with exceptional views on this land. The property sits at an elevation of 10,200 feet. Electricity is near the property. The recreational opportunities in the area are boundless and include hunting, fishing, jeeping, 4 wheeling and ATV. The town of Silverton is allowing ATV traffic in town so you can ride side-by-side from the property to the middle of town for dinner or supplies. The Silverton Ski area is renowned for its world class extreme skiing, and Kendall Mountain in town provides fabulous terrain for green/blue skiers.
|Listing Type||For Sale|
|Days On Site||242|