Matador Bird Strip Canyon – 1900

W956+WJ Russellville, TX, USA



Bird Strip Canyon is 1900± acres of majestic plateaus, red canyon walls and creek bottoms, that all flow south to the Pease River. The sunrises and sunsets are never compromised by city lights. If you want to own part of history this is the place you have been looking for. This is part of the Russellville division of historic Matador Ranches. Bring your family and let us show you this beautiful piece of West Texas.

Location: Take State Hwy 70 south out of Matador for approximately 10± miles to Roaring Springs. Then take Farm Rd 684 east to County Rd 414 then to County Rd 408. Property will be east on county road 408 approximately 3 miles on south side of road.

Acreage: This 1900± acres consist of rolling hills and canyons that falls off into the Pease River bottom just south of the south fence line. The range is made up native grasses mesquite juniper soapberry and hackberry trees.

Topography: Elevation ranges from 2280 feet on the ridges down to 2160 feet in the canyon bottoms.

Rainfall/Elevation:  Motley County average yearly rain fall is approximately 23.6 inches.

Cover: The native grasses and woody cover on the ranch makes for great wildlife and cattle habitat.  Trees on the property include hackberry mesquite cedar and soapberry. Ground cover includes several native grasses. Browse includes catclaw tasajillo, elbow bush agarito and ephedra.

Fences: Property has barbed wire perimeter fence with no cross fence.

Utilities: Utilities being installed on north boundary.

Water: Two newly drilled water wells located on property.

Hunting: Wildlife includes whitetail deer, mule deer, turkey, quail, and wild hogs. There are numerous predators such as coyotes and bobcat in the area.

Price: The property is priced at $1,750.00 per acre for a total price of $3,325,000.00


The information contained herein is believed to be true and correct. However, Ekdahl Nelson Real Estate does not give any warranty for its accuracy. It is the buyer or buyer’s agent responsibility to verify all information. Please be advised that Ekdahl Nelson Real Estate represents the seller in this transaction.

Buyer’s agent must be identified on first contact & must accompany buying prospect on all showings to be allowed full participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of Ekdahl Nelson Real Estate. No trespassing. Seller’s agent must be present for showings.


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