Experience world-class private fly fishing with over a half mile of Dolores River frontage that continues for many more miles through the adjacent San Juan National Forest 

 Spend the day hiking, riding your horse 

or mountain bike on the many scenic trails throughout thousands of acres of San Juan National Forest right outside your door

Approximately 50 miles to the south you can enjoy boating and fishing at McPhee Reservoir one of the largest man-made lakes in Colorado

Rafting is a popular sport on the wild and scenic Dolores River  with typical runs from April through June

27 Riverfront Acres

Offered at $895,000


Spring, summer and fall brings a vast array of renown music and film festivals along with many other popular cultural events in Telluride

Rico River Ranch

Colorado Riverfront Land For Sale

Telluride  is only a 30 minute drive away

along the scenic Lizard Head Pass where you can enjoy fine dining, shopping, luxurious spas and nightly entertainment

Geothermal activity is abundant in the area with two wild hot springs along the river. The town of Rico has recently completed a master plan to develop this resource for both utility and recreation including plans for a future hot springs resort 

Winter brings world-class skiing at the Telluride Ski Resort.  Nordic skiing can be enjoyed right on the property along the river trail

The quaint mountain hamlet of Rico is within walking distance where you'll find a library, church, shops and cafes including 5-star dining at the Prospector Restaurant.  Also the historic Enterprise Bar & Grill a local's favorite with live music and a summer outdoor beer garden 


Rico River Ranch lies approximately 1 mile south of the quaint mountain hamlet of Rico providing convenient town amenities and community.  It's bisected by the beautiful Upper Dolores River and has three year-round paved accesses along the historic San Juan Skyway  designated one of the most scenic drives in America. This is a direct route to Telluride approximately 25 miles to the north which offers world-class skiing, golfing, fine dining, top-rated schools and cultural events including a renown array of film and music festivals.  Air access to the area is available via the Telluride Airport     Cortez Airport     Durango Airport

Approximately 50 miles south lies McPhee Reservoir one of the largest man-made lakes in Colorado also one of the great wonders of the world Mesa Verde National Park