3.56 Acres Land for Sale in Forbes Park, Costilla County Colorado

Fort Garland, Colorado (Costilla County)  

Price: $8,999

Under Contract

Property Description: 

The phrase “take a hike” has a whole different meaning with this excellently located lot! This 3.56-acre parcel is your gateway to outdoor recreation and nature-filled bliss. It sits near Fort Garland, Colorado- a mere hop, skip, and a jump away from some of the most picturesque hiking trails in all of Costilla County. You can explore all the surrounding peaks and mountains, including Blanca Peak, Mount Lindsey, Silver Mountain, and Teddys Peak! Whether you’re an avid outdoorsman or just looking for a relaxing spot to spend your days surrounded by Mother Nature, this property has everything you need and more! Come and hike to your heart’s content on one of the many nearby trails, or simply take in the fresh mountain air while enjoying a picnic lunch on your own back porch. It’s an incredible opportunity to slow down and grow closer to nature- contact us today for more info!

Forbes Park has a community center which offers free WiFi, RV water/dump station and restrooms. Roads are maintained annually by the association. Power and high speed fiber internet nearby. Lot is located close to the gated entrance of the subdivision. The subdivision counts with over 5,000 acres of common land.

  • FAQ’s:
  • Where are some good places to hike?
There are several trails that begin in Forbes Park and lead to great views in the San Isabel National Forest.  The most popular starting point is at the intersection of Elicker and Grojean. You can proceed through the unlocked personnel gate and follow the trail into Bonnett Park. You will find several trails to follow that lead out of Bonnett Park. On most Tuesdays a group of Forbes Park residents hike trails in the area. Watch for bulletins posted at the front gate and at the Forbes Park Center. These hikes are open to anyone.
  • Are there any fish in the lakes, ponds, or streams in Forbes Park?
The water sources in the Park are very shallow and freeze during the winter. Fish are not abundant. The streams do flow freely all year round. Some fish, mostly Brookies (Brout Trout) can be found in the streams.
  • Is hunting allowed in the Park?
Hunting is not allowed in the Park. Landowners do own land and/or homes in the Park because of the ease of assess to legal hunting areas. Parts of the Park’s boundary are adjacent to a National Forest and some BLM. Hunting is allowed in these areas with the appropriate Colorado license. See the Colorado Parks & Wildlife website for information.


Locations and distances from the property:
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: 41.2 Miles – 48mins
La Veta Pass-Uptop Historic District: 14.7 Miles – 24mins
Colorado Gators Reptile Park: 55.6 Miles – 1hr 2mins
La Veta: 29.3 Miles – 37mins
Lathrop State Park: 39.8 Miles – 46mins
Mountain Home Reservoir: 17.7 Miles – 28mins
Town of San Luis: 30.7 Miles – 36mins
Town of Fort Garland: 15.2 Miles – 22mins
Alamosa: 40 Miles – 48mins
Pueblo: 89.9 Miles – 1hr 33mins
Denver: 204 Miles – 3hrs 27mins
Cuchara Mountain Park: 43.6 Miles – 1hr 2mins


Cash Price: $8,999

Owner Financing Options: 

*These include all interest, all closing costs, all loan servicing fees, we also pay the property taxes & yearly association fee while the property is being financed!
48 payments of $310 a month with a down payment of $1120
85 payments of $213.47 a month with a down payment of $855

Owner Finance Terms: 

$250 Doc Fee.
Up to 85 months
No Prepayment Penalty. We actually offer a Prepayment discount, 10-30% which is detailed in the contract.
*Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. No Credit Check~

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City: Fort Garland

State: Colorado

County: Costilla

General Elevation: 9150 ft

Acres: 3.56

APN: 70102280

Legal Description: Lot 325, Block 13, Forbes Park, Unit B-1

Subdivision: Forbes Park

Deed Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Title: Clear & Free

Closing / Doc Fees: $250


37.5099,-105.2404 <<Clickable Google Map Link


GPS Coordinates: 



Home Owner Association (HOA) / Property Owner Association (POA):

Yes, The fees are due in October each year and are currently $275.00 yearly


Zoning: Residential

Camping: Is allowed. However, you must fill out an ECC camping permit allows for 21 days of camping, unless you are actively building which would allow a permit to be issued for 12 months.

Power: Nearby, San Isabel Electric is the provider. Their # 719-547-2160

Water: Alternative System (Well, Water Tank, Rainwater Catcher)

Sewer: Septic

Roads: Dirt

Time Limit To Build: None

Tax Amount: $86.88 yearly

Type of Terrain : Uphill

County Contact Information: 

For land use, call Costilla County Planning & Zoning Dept at 719-937-7668
For land ownership verification call the Costilla County Assessor at 719-937-7670
Link: Costilla County Planning and Zoning Department Residential Development Policy and Procedure
*You can also find a lot of information online on Costillas County Website, like permits and requirements: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/costillacounty/planning-zoning-resources