Wilder on the Taylor is a wonderful 2,100 acre historic Colorado ranch hidden in the middle of the Gunnison National Forest. Wilder lies centrally located between Crested Butte to the north and Gunnison to the south. While it was developed as a Colorado Ranch, it serves as a perfect example of preservation of the tradition and values of the Western Ranching culture. This natural retreat features a carefully planned combination of private acreage and amenities for activities and relaxation to help you harmonize with the environment around you. A rare and unique opportunity to procure a true riverfront homesite on the banks of the Taylor River. OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: Fishing The Taylor River is really what makes the Wilder on the Taylor. A tailwater from the Taylor Reservoir when the Taylor river runs through the ranch fly fisherman are presented with 2 flat miles makes this an exclusive fishery. As well there are 3 additional miles of a stream that meanders through the ranch meadow. The are also 6 ponds that are stocked and hold large brown, rainbow, cutthroat and brook trout. Elk Hunting Wilder on the Taylor sits in the middle of an elk migration corridor and offers some of the most exciting pursuits for elk hunting in North America. No matter if by bow or barrel, you will have thousands of elk to pursue on the adjacent National Forest. Skiing Crested Butte Mountain Resort—voted best steeps, best groomed corduroy and best snow in Colorado—is less than 45 minutes away from Wilder during ski season. Also right around the corner is The Crested Butte Nordic Center, offering 35 kilometers of trails groomed for classic and skate skiing as well as snowshoeing. Hiking Wilder gives you access to every type and variation of hiking trail that Colorado has to offer. Surrounded by nearly two million acres of public land, the possibilities for outdoor adventures are unlimited. Mountain Biking Crested Butte once was home to the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, and the surrounding area in and around Wilder can be described as some of the best mountain biking in the world. The surrounding areas of Wilder, Crested Butte and the Gunnison National Forest offer hundreds of miles of bike trails that accommodate all levels of riding. Horseback Riding – The ranch has a stable, horses and all the facilities to board property owners horses. Help move the cattle from one part of the ranch to another – or head out via access to miles of trails on the adjacent National Forest land.. Golf Wilder on the Taylor also offers close proximity to The Club at Crested Butte. The Club’s 18-holes were designed by world-renowned golf course architect Robert Trent Jones II. Wilder on the Taylor is a sportsman’s paradise with miles of superb fly fishing on the Taylor River, as well as gorgeous hiking, horseback riding and biking adventures.
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