Smelter Canyon 344 Acres | Ranch



There are very few ranches available of this size that have such a variety of high-caliber hunting! In addition to trophy whitetail deer, native turkey, dove, and quail, this area of Stonewall County is also known for free-ranging elk, red stag, and aoudad. Smelter Canyon and the creek that runs through it transverse this property, and there is an active spring supplying water for the wildlife. The rugged topography, elevation, and views make this a truly one-of-a-kind ranch!

Location: The property is located in northeastern Stonewall County, approximately 3 hours from the DFW area, 3 hours from Midland/Odessa, and 2 hours from Lubbock.

Acreage: 344± acres, the exact amount to be determined by survey.

Topography: Topography is rugged, with Smelter Canyon running through the center of the property in a south-to-north direction. A second canyon runs along the eastern half of the property. Elevation varies by almost 150 ft in some areas of the ranch.

Rainfall/Elevation: The average rainfall for Stonewall County is 24 inches per year according to the Texas Almanac.. Like many areas of TX, this ranch has experienced drought conditions and above-average temperatures for the past year.

Cover: The cover consists of mesquite and cedar-covered high mesas to deep canyon draws and creek beds with thickets of large hackberry, scrub oak, several varieties of native brush species, and native grasses.

Fences: There is perimeter fencing in place, with three sides being brand new five-strand barbed wire an d the 4th side being barbed wire in good condition.

Utilities: South Plains electric lines run down the private road, and a meter is available.

Water: A live spring on this property still contains water despite the lower-than-average rainfall in the past year. The creek that runs through Smelter Canyon is a wet weather creek known to run a large volume of water and hold some good pockets of water long term.

Hunting: In addition to whitetail deer and other native species, there are free-ranging herds of elk and red stag, which were introduced to the area years ago and which have adapted well to the terrain and habitat and are frequently seen in the area. Call for details regarding game cam photos. There has been very little hunting pressure on this property.

Minerals: Surface rights only, seller does not own any minerals.

Price: The property is priced at $1,800 per acre for a total price of $619,200.00


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