$2,000,000 | 35,598.00 ACRES | SOLD
The Dark Canyon Ranch is located between Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Carlsbad in Eddy County, New Mexico.
The ranch has a very diverse terrain with elevations ranging from 3,300 to 3,400 feet in the lower flats to over 4,000 feet in the upper mesa country. The northeast portion of the property has a fairly level to gently sloping terrain with wide flats draining to two major draws. To the west and south of the flats, the terrain is first hilly and then becomes more mountainous with rocky lime-stone ridges and rugged side slopes elevating to mesa and divide top country.
2,570 Deeded Acres
9,910 Acres of New Mexico State Lease
22,518 Acres of BLM (Bureau of Land Management)
600 Acres of other used land
The property is watered by windmills, electric submersible wells, solar wells, waterlines, and springs.
Access to the ranch is by paved highway frontage.
Hunting in this area is considered to be very good with antelope, large mule deer and some Barbary sheep (aoudad) being found through the rugged canyons.
The ranch is improved by house, outbuildings, working pens and shipping pens.