4.22 Acre Lot in Fort Garland CO Connected To San Isabel National Forest

Fort Garland, Colorado (Costilla County)  

Price: $34,999


Property Description: 

Hunting, Hiking, & Camping- Oh My! 4.22 Acres in Costilla County, CO Connected to over 80,000 Acres of National Forest

It’s a big, wondrous world out there and if you’re looking to spend more of your time exploring it, then look no further! This 4.22-acre lot is located 40 minutes from Fort Garland and connects to over 80,000 acres of the San Isabel National Forest, direct access from your very own back yard. If you’re an avid hunter, there are hunting opportunities all around San Isabel National Forest and the nearby Sangre de Cristo Mountains. You can find big game hunting, small game hunting, and everything in between! Hikers will also love this prime location, especially with the many nearby mountains and peaks to climb. You can start with Harrison Peak, which is a short 20-minute drive from the property. Camping and fishing opportunities are also abundant here, so be sure to check it out. You’ll always have adventures to go on and memories to be made here one this Great Land Investment, so contact us today for more info! Inside the subdivisions there is a community center which offers free WiFi, RV water/dump station and restrooms. Roads are maintained annually by the association. Electricity and high speed fiber internet are also available in 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. Or head out from your very own backyard and start to explore the options are endless.
  • 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. Imagine heading out from your very own back yard to go on your hunting trip 😀

  Locations and distances from the property:

Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: 50.1 Miles – 1hr 5mins
La Veta Pass-Uptop Historic District: 23.6 Miles –42mins
Colorado Gators Reptile Park: 65.5 Miles – 1hr 19mins
La Veta: 38.2 Miles – 56mins
Lathrop State Park: 48.7 Miles – 1hr 4mins
Mountain Home Reservoir: 26.6 Miles – 46mins
Town of San Luis: 39.5 Miles – 54mins
Town of Fort Garland: 24.1 Miles – 41mins
Alamosa: 48.9 Miles – 1hr 6mins
Pueblo: 98.8 Miles – 1hr 49mins
Denver: 213 Miles – 3hrs 33mins
Cuchara Mountain Park: 52.5 Miles – 1hr 18mins


Cash Price: $34,999

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!
84 payments of $653.20 a month with a down payment of $4130
126 payments of $492.65 a month with a down payment of $2925

Owner Finance Terms: 

$250 Doc Fee.
Up to 126 months
No Prepayment Penalty.
*Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. No Credit Check~

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City: Fort Garland

State: Colorado

County: Costilla

General Elevation: 9767 ft

Acres: 4.22

APN: 70124610

Legal Description: Lot 2539, Block 147, Forbes Park, Unit K-2

Subdivision: Forbes Park

Deed Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Title: Clear & Free

Closing / Doc Fees: $250


37.4508,-105.1531 <<Clickable Google Map Link


GPS Coordinates: 

37.4509, -105.1532;
37.4485, -105.1514;
37.4496, -105.1513;
37.4516, -105.1522


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

Yes, The fees are due in October each year and are currently $290.00 yearly


Zoning: Residential

Camping: Is allowed, with permit from the association; which 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: $101.00 yearly

Type of Terrain : Varied

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