Secluded 1.55 acre Lot in Forbes Park, CO with Trees & Power Available

Fort Garland, CO (Costilla County)  

Price: $8,499


Property Description: 

Adventure Is Out There- Find It with 1.55 Acres of  Colorado Land for Sale Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime- Colorado is filled to the brim with unique landscapes and epic spots to explore! This 1.55-acre property is excellently located in Costilla County, just 32 minutes from the town for Fort Garland. You’ll have easy access to a day on the water at Lathrop State Park- with two lakes to choose from even! You can cast your line and fish to your heart’s content at Mountain Home and Smith Reservoirs. Splash the day away in Medano Creek or race to the top of the sandy hills at the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Grab your hiking gear and pack a tasty lunch for a trip up the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The list of possibilities goes on for miles and the memories will too! So, contact us for more details and find your new adventure today!  *Check out the Beautiful Log Cabin across the street and imagine what you can build, let your imagination run free; start living your dream.

  • 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: 19.2 Miles – 33mins
Mountain Home Reservoir: 22 Miles – 37mins
La Veta: 33.8 Miles – 46mins
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve: 45.7 Miles – 56mins
Lathrop State Park: 44.3 Miles – 55mins
Colorado Gators Reptile Park: 60.1 Miles – 1hr 9mins
Cuchara Mountain Park: 48.1Miles – 1hr 6mins
Town of San Luis: 35.1 Miles – 46mins
Town of Fort Garland: 19.7 Miles – 32mins
Alamosa City: 44.5 Miles – 57mins
Pueblo City: 95.4 Miles – 1hr 36mins
Denver: 210 Miles – 3hrs 35mins


Cash Price: $8,499

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!
47 payments of $316.60 a month with a down payment of $1120
84 payments of $250.12 a month with a down payment of $990

Owner Finance Terms: 

$250 Doc Fee.
Up to 84 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: 9447 ft

Acres: 1.55

APN: 70119790

Legal Description: Lot 2062, Block 111, Forbes Park, Unit H-2

Subdivision: Forbes Park

Deed Conveyance: Warranty Deed

Title: Clear & Free

Closing / Doc Fees: $250


37.4625,-105.1942 <<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 $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: Is available, Across the street on the Corner of Lot 2040 & 2041. No tap fee, 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: $99.30 yearly

Type of Terrain : Varied & Treed

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: