Land For Sale 2.52 Acres in Forbes Park Costilla County Colorado near Fort Garland CO

Fort Garland, CO (Costilla County)  

Price: $9,999


Property Description: 

Looking for an escape from the everyday? This Costilla County property is perfect for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike! With 2.52 acres of luscious land, you’ll have the space you need to relax and brush the heavy weight off your shoulders. Miles of nearby trails provide plenty of opportunity for exploration, while the fresh mountain air will help clear your mind and refresh your soul. Spend the day hiking through wildflowers or set up camp for a night under the stars. In need of supplies? The town of Fort Garland is just 25 minutes away. You’ll discover all that you’ve been searching for and more with this woodland retreat!  

The majority of the trees have been cut down from the lot, some cleanup it still needed. But you are free to use the wood for fire, to build, hobbies or anything else that comes to mind. Clearing of the lot gives you the ability to build in any part of the same. As you can see from the pictures there are various homes / cabins nearby and plenty of space in between them, so you don’t feel closed in. 

  • 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 assessing 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:

La Veta Pass-Uptop Historic District: 16.2 Miles – 28mins
Mountain Home Reservoir: 19.4 Miles – 31mins
La Veta: 30.7 Miles – 41mins
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: 42.6 Miles – 49mins
Lathrop State Park: 41.3 Miles – 50mins
Colorado Gators Reptile Park: 57 Miles – 1hr 5mins
Cuchara Mountain Park: 45Miles – 1hr 7mins
Town of San Luis: 32.1 Miles – 39mins
Town of Fort Garland: 16.6 Miles – 25mins
Alamosa: 41.4 Miles – 50mins
Pueblo: 91.3 Miles – 1hr 37mins
Denver: 206 Miles – 3hrs 21mins


Cash Price: $9,999

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!
42 payments of $376.43 a month with a down payment of $1190
72 payments of $265.28 a month with a down payment of $900

Owner Finance Terms: 

$250 Doc Fee.
Up to 72 months
No Prepayment Penalty.
*Bad Credit, No Credit, No Problem. No Credit Check~

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City: Fort Garland

State: CO

County: Costilla

General Elevation: 9186.4 ft

Acres: 2.52

APN: 70107130

Legal Description: Lot 805, Block 40, Forbes Park, Unit D-1

Subdivision: Forbes Park

Deed Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Title: Clear & Free

Closing / Doc Fees: $250


37.4916, -105.2217 <<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, 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 (Well, Water Tank, Rainwater Catcher)

Sewer: Septic

Roads: Dirt

Time Limit To Build: None

Tax Amount: $186.18 yearly

Type of Terrain : Rolling

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: