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Colorado is known for its stunning natural beauty, outdoor recreational opportunities, and vibrant cultural attractions. 

Natural wonders include Rocky Mountain National Park, the Garden of the Gods, Mesa Verde National Park, Pikes Peak at 14,115 elevation, the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Red Rocks Ampitheatre, and the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. These are just a few of the many outdoor adventure destinations that boast breathtaking natural beauty.

Some cultural experience attractions include the state capital Denver, Aspen, and Vail. Denver is known for its museums, parks, zoo, thriving craft beer scene and vibrant neighborhoods. Aspen is a popular ski resort town renowned for world-class skiing and cultural events. Vail is another renowned ski destination.

Colorado Land and Natural Resources

Colorado has many land types and habitats. Great  Plains, foothills, Rocky Mountains, Colorado Plateau, intermontane basins, and alpine tundra cover the state's topography. Colorado's abundant biodiversity and different land types allow hiking, camping, skiing, and wildlife watching. They support agriculture, forestry, mining, and tourism.

Natural resources abound in Colorado, contributing to the state's economy and providing opportunity for many businesses. Minerals and metals, petroleum and natural gas, water, forestry, agriculture, renewable energy, and tourism are among the most important natural resources in Colorado.

Important Information for Buying Vacant Land In Colorado

Real Estate Excise Tax: No state excise tax

Deed Recording Fees: Generally $13 but can vary by county

Property Tax Rate: Varies by county but averages 0.49%

Sales Tax Rate: 2.9%

Total land area: 66.6 million acres

Privately owned land: 40 million acres

Average Cost of Farmland: $1,500 - $2,000 per acre

Colorado State Property Resources

Colorado Department of Natural Resources

Colorado State Forest Service (a part of the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University)

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (which oversees environmental quality)

Colorado Division of Water Resources (part of the Department of Natural Resources)

Colorado Department of Transportation

U.S. Forest Service (specific to Colorado)

Bureau of Land Management (specific to Colorado)

Websites for Colorado Counties (below)

Colorado Land For Sale By Owner

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Rolling hills with Trees San Pedro Mesa -  R Ranch Southern Colorado Featured 6

Rolling hills with Trees San Pedro Mesa - R Ranch Southern Colorado

$37,500 for 35.129 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: San Luis
  • Price: $37,500
  • Total Acreage: 35.129
  • Property ID: R Ranch 1-63
  • Property Address: Big Buck Trail, San Luis, CO
  • APN: 72000620
  • GPS: 37.047347722298, -105.46722702739
  • Subdivision: R Ranch
  • Unit: 1
  • Lot: 63
  • Roads: dirt - graded dirt
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $285
  • Seller Fees: 90
Two Adjacent Riverfront Lots - Camping and Recreational Use - South Central Colorado 8

Two Adjacent Riverfront Lots - Camping and Recreational Use - South Central Colorado

$19,995 for 0.52 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Mesita
  • Zip: 81152
  • Price: $19,995
  • Total Acreage: 0.52
  • Property ID: C-2023092
  • Property Address: Ouray RD, Mesita, CO, 81152
  • APN: 716-15-938
  • Dimensions: 50' X 455'
  • GPS: 37.0922, -105.747
  • Subdivision: Rio Grande River Ranches
  • Unit: 1
  • Block: 3
  • Lot: 350 & 351
  • CCRs: None
  • Association Fees: None
  • Roads: Good gravel and dirt
  • Time Limit to Build: None
  • Taxes: $60
  • RV Policies: Allowed
Over 5 Acre Lot in Blanca - Just East of Alamosa CO 5

Over 5 Acre Lot in Blanca - Just East of Alamosa CO

$14,995 for 5.35 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Blanca
  • Zip: 81123
  • Price: $14,995
  • Total Acreage: 5.35
  • Property ID: C-2023091
  • Property Address: 8th St, Blanca, CO, 81123
  • APN: 703-49-180
  • Dimensions: 445' X 520'
  • GPS: 37.4763, -105.5667
  • Subdivision: San Luis Valley Ranches
  • Unit: 7
  • Block: 8
  • Lot: 10
  • CCRs: None
  • Association Fees: None
  • Roads: Good Dirt
  • Time Limit to Build: None
  • Taxes: $75
Rio Grande Riverfront Lot 9

Rio Grande Riverfront Lot

$9,995 for 0.26 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Mesita
  • Zip: 81152
  • Price: $9,995
  • Total Acreage: 0.26
  • Property ID: C-2023090
  • Property Address: Ouray RD, Mesita, CO, 81152
  • APN: 716-03-650
  • Dimensions: 25' X 455'
  • GPS: 37.0932, -105.7466
  • Subdivision: Rio Grande River Ranches
  • Unit: 1
  • Block: 3
  • Lot: 365
  • CCRs: None
  • Association Fees: None
  • Roads: Good Dirt
  • Time Limit to Build: None
  • Taxes: $45
  • RV Policies: Allowed
Half acre on the Rio Grande River Southern Colorado land - Camp Fish RV 4

Half acre on the Rio Grande River Southern Colorado land - Camp Fish RV

$20,000 for 0.5 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Manasas
  • Price: $20,000
  • Total Acreage: 0.5
  • Property ID: RGRR 325-326
  • Property Address: Ouray, Manasas, CO
  • APN: 71603250
  • GPS: 37.0904, -105.7473
  • Subdivision: Rio Grande River Ranches
  • Lot: 324,326
  • CCRs: none
  • Association Fees: none
  • Roads: dirt
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $55
  • Seller Fees: 90
Westerly sloping parcel in the Foothills - Tremendous Views - Fort Garland Colorado 8

Westerly sloping parcel in the Foothills - Tremendous Views - Fort Garland Colorado

$9,500 for 6.03 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Fort Garland
  • Price: $9,500
  • Total Acreage: 6.03
  • Property ID: SDCR S-144-2455
  • Property Address: Zuni, Fort Garland, CO
  • APN: 70260830
  • GPS: 37.401191707633, -105.41625327928
  • Subdivision: Sangre de Cristo Ranches
  • Unit: S
  • Block: 144
  • Lot: 2455
  • Association Fees: none
  • Roads: dirt - graded dirt
  • Power: No
  • Taxes: $85
  • Seller Fees: 90
Southern Colorado - 39 Acres of Rolling land - Melby Ranch 9

Southern Colorado - 39 Acres of Rolling land - Melby Ranch

$29,900 for 39.09 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Recreational, Farms and Ranches
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: San Luis
  • Price: $29,900
  • Total Acreage: 39.09
  • Property ID: Melby II-6
  • Property Address: Moonlight Way, San Luis, CO
  • APN: 73300440
  • GPS: 37.133635544112, -105.43677709543
  • Subdivision: Melby Ranch North
  • Unit: Pase II
  • Lot: 6
  • Roads: dirt - graded dirt
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $238
  • Seller Fees: 90
Heavily Treed Parcel - Privacy - Goes UP the Mountain backside of Property 6

Heavily Treed Parcel - Privacy - Goes UP the Mountain backside of Property

$35,000 for 11.61 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: San Luis
  • Price: $35,000
  • Total Acreage: 11.61
  • Property ID: SDCR R2-251-5477
  • Property Address: Joy Road, San Luis, CO
  • APN: 70260040
  • GPS: 37.3003, -105.3465
  • Subdivision: Sangre de Cristo Ranches
  • Unit: R-2
  • Block: 251
  • Lot: 5477
  • CCRs: none
  • Association Fees: none
  • Roads: dirt - graded dirt
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $108
  • Seller Fees: 90
Trees and Wet Weather Gully - Sangre de Cristo mountains foothills Sold 1

Trees and Wet Weather Gully - Sangre de Cristo mountains foothills

$8,500 for 8.63 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Fort Garland
  • Price: $8,500
  • Total Acreage: 8.63
  • Property ID: SDCR P-140-2386
  • Property Address: Pina Rd., Fort Garland, CO
  • APN: 70255880
  • GPS: 37.3402, -105.3158
  • Subdivision: Sangre de Cristo Ranches
  • Unit: P
  • Block: 140
  • Lot: 2386
  • CCRs: none
  • Association Fees: none
  • Roads: dirt
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $65
  • Seller Fees: 90
Rio Grande River Frontage in Southern Colorado 3

Rio Grande River Frontage in Southern Colorado

$7,500 for 0.25 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Manasa
  • Price: $7,500
  • Total Acreage: 0.25
  • Property ID: RGRR 1-536
  • Property Address: Manasa, CO
  • APN: 71616025
  • GPS: 37.094687496231, -105.74487711192
  • Subdivision: Rio Grande River Ranches
  • Unit: 1
  • Lot: 536
  • CCRs: none
  • Association Fees: none
  • Roads: dirt
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $75
Incredible Views - Wet Weather Creek - Fort Garland Colorado 2

Incredible Views - Wet Weather Creek - Fort Garland Colorado

$8,900 for 5.05 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Fort Garland
  • Price: $8,900
  • Total Acreage: 5.05
  • Property ID: SDCR K2-228-4883
  • Property Address: Durante rd., Fort Garland, CO
  • APN: 70242360
  • GPS: 37.5014, -105.2859
  • Subdivision: Sangre de Cristo Ranches
  • Unit: K2
  • Block: 228
  • Lot: 4883
  • CCRs: none
  • Association Fees: none
  • Roads: dirt - graded dirt
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $85
  • Seller Fees: 90
Colorado land - Quiet - Few People - Mountain Views 1

Colorado land - Quiet - Few People - Mountain Views

$9,500 for 5.14 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Fort Farland
  • Price: $9,500
  • Total Acreage: 5.14
  • Property ID: SDCR J-2-221-4531
  • Property Address: Sarnoff & Villa, Fort Farland, CO
  • APN: 70237200
  • GPS: 37.482066184891, -105.30592889171
  • Subdivision: Sangre de Cristo Ranches
  • Unit: J-2
  • Block: 221
  • Lot: 4531
  • Association Fees: none
  • Roads: graded dirt
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $85
  • Seller Fees: 90
Rolling Hills Fort Garland Colorado land for sale 6

Rolling Hills Fort Garland Colorado land for sale

$9,900 for 5.45 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Fort Garland
  • Price: $9,900
  • Total Acreage: 5.45
  • Property ID: SDCR T-146-2554
  • Property Address: Bildy Road & Zuni, Fort Garland, CO
  • APN: 70262330
  • GPS: 37.412364244511, -105.42094017363
  • Subdivision: Sangre de Cristo Ranches
  • Unit: T
  • Block: 146
  • Lot: 2554
  • Association Fees: none
  • Roads: graded
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $85
  • Seller Fees: 90
Views of the Rio Grande River - Southern Colorado Land 3

Views of the Rio Grande River - Southern Colorado Land

$1,100 for 0.29 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Manasas
  • Price: $1,100
  • Total Acreage: 0.29
  • Property ID: RGRR 1-718
  • Property Address: Ouray, Manasas, CO
  • APN: 71607180
  • GPS: 37.0932, -105.7453
  • Subdivision: Rio Grande River Ranches
  • Unit: 1
  • Lot: 718
  • CCRs: no
  • Association Fees: no
  • Roads: dirt-unimproved dirt
  • Power: No
  • Taxes: $16
  • Seller Fees: 90
Rio Grande River Frontage - Southern Colorado 4

Rio Grande River Frontage - Southern Colorado

$20,000 for 0.5 Acres
in Colorado
  • Property Types: Land, Residential, Recreational
  • State: Colorado
  • County: Costilla County
  • City: Manasas
  • Price: $20,000
  • Total Acreage: 0.5
  • Property ID: RGRR 41, 42
  • Property Address: Ouray, Manasas, CO
  • APN: 71600420
  • GPS: 37.084720157209, -105.75131541131
  • Subdivision: Rio Grande River Ranches
  • Lot: 41, 42
  • CCRs: none
  • Association Fees: none
  • Roads: dirt
  • Power: NO
  • Taxes: $69
  • Seller Fees: 90

County Websites In The State Of Colorado

Use the links below to find important property information within each county including property search, GIS maps, Assessor’s office, Recorder’s office, Treasurer’s office, Planning and Zoning, and the Transportation office.

Why You Should Buy Land In Colorado

Colorado's rich and beautiful landscapes give the chance to own a piece of them and make a good investment. The Rocky Mountains, with their skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and fishing, plus the state's many national parks and forests are Colorado's principal attractions. Colorado is great for residential and commercial development due to its robust economy, expanding population, and job market. Colorado property investment offers many rewards, from appreciating the state's natural beauty to profiting from its economic growth and stability.

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