363± Acres
Under Contract
Chaffee County Colorado

Madonna Mine Salida, Colorado

ID: 32066
External ID/MLS: -- / 9392439
Status: Under Contract
Price: $1,495,000
Acres: 363±
Price Per Acre: $4,118
Type: Hunting Land, Ranches, Recreational Land, Riverfront, Timberland, Business Opportunity
Address: 23215 W US Highway 50
City, State: Salida, Colorado
County: Chaffee
ZIP Code: 81201


The Great Madonna Mine is for sale!  This is a rare opportunity to own the largest and closest private parcel to Monarch Ski Area in Salida, Colorado.  363+/- acres bordering National Forest on 3 sides with 2,500+/- feet of South Arkansas River passing through the property filling multiple ponds with excellent private fishing.  Potential for a year-round Colorado resort property, Colorado hunting and fishing property or a legacy family retreat with year-round paved access.  Varied terrain from grassy creak bottom at 10,080 ft to dense forest to above timberline meadows and crags at 11,700 ft.  Over 5 miles of well-developed roads provide access to multiple building sites throughout the property including approximately 25-30 acres of level ground along the creek.  Located in GMU 561, elk, deer, moose, bear, Rocky Mountain Sheep and Goat take full advantage of this private sanctuary.  Exceptional hunting property consisting of grassy meadows along the creek and above timberline, dark timber, and pocket meadows littered throughout the dense forest areas.  Year-round recreation including hiking, climbing, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, dirt biking, UTV/ATV riding, wildlife viewing, rock hounding and exploring all right on the property.  One of the largest producing ore mines in western Colorado during the mining boom there are remnants of the boom days throughout the property including a concrete block storage building, the primary mine entrance building, several cabin sites and the massive pullies of the ore tramway.  The miles of underground tunnels are now mostly blocked off but several openings and deep tunnels are still visible.  Two miles by highway to Monarch Ski Area; 18 miles to Salida, Colorado; less than two miles to the Continental Divide, Monarch Crest Trail, Colorado Trail; short hikes to nearby fishing in Waterdog and Boss Lake.  9/10 mineral interest will convey at closing.

Additional Information


  • bear
  • big game
  • elk
  • mule deer
  • other


  • atv trails
  • bike trails
  • equestrian trails
  • fishing
  • hiking trails
  • hunting
  • public land access
  • other

water access

  • pond
  • river


  • mineral


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