13.1 acres is made up of two mining claims (6.55 acres each) part of the Mosquito Mining District located 4 miles outside of Alma, Colorado. This property overlooks the Pike National Forest and is conveniently close to amenities in the town of Alma and a mere 30 minutes from Breckenridge. This parcel sits above Alma not far from Kite lake and 14ers Lincoln, Cameron, Democrat and Bross. At 10,578 feet it is the highest incorporated town in the United States.
Walking this property you will get the feeling of remote and pristine openness and freedom. A piece of land comprised of varying terrain from escarpment to a flat grassy meadow you can envision a perfect site for a recreational retreat.
You are surrounded by spruce, Pinon pine, desert sage and a stream running nearby! The area has a variety of native wildflowers, grasses, forbs and shrubs; huge unobstructed views, abundant wildlife, and privacy. The presence of mule deer and elk is evident throughout the property. You may be graced with occasional sightings of bighorn sheep, mountain goats, cougars, bear, turkey, moose, grouse, marmots and other high altitude wildlife.
This backcountry property gives you the true sense of being remote and rural, yet is less than 2 hrs from Denver and half an hour to Breckenridge. Drive to Town of Alma access via Hwy 285, CO-9 and I-70 one hour from Denver and within an hour of Winter Park. From town take County Road 8 approx 1.6 miles turn left on Forest Service Road 192, drive approx 2 miles. There is a corner stone and a single tree in the field. Total mileage approx. 3.8 miles from town. Elevation 11,600
Park County, big game, public land access, creek, hiking trails,