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Colorado Springs, Colorado

The Chico Basin Ranch, located 45 minutes southeast of Colorado Springs, encompasses nearly 90,000 acres of pristine shortgrass prairie with five spring-fed lakes and countless springs that feed two creeks – Chico and Black Squirrel. The Chico features historic buildings, thousands of acres of prairie shortgrass, three lakes, and much more.


  • Nearly 90,000 acres of pristine shortgrass prairie
  • Five spring-fed lakes and countless springs that feed two creeks – Chico and Black Squirrel.
  • Large cattle operation
  • Views of Pikes Peak
  • Large Cholla covered pastures, flowering in June
  • Miles of dirt track
  • Historical school house
  • Large livestock corrals
  • 40 horses

Extensive on-site rentals including:

  • Trucks 
  • Heavy machinery/tractors 
  • Motorbikes
  • Horses and riders
  • Saddles, tack and equipment
  • Livestock trailers


  • Denver International Airport (DEN) ~ 2 hours, rental cars available
  • Colorado Springs (COS) ~ 1 hour, rental cars available
  • Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) ~ 5 hours, rental cars available
  • PUB Pueblo airport 1 hour drive 

Accommodation options within 45 minutes

  • Kinship Landing
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton 
  • Home2Suites by Hilton 
  • The Broadmoor 

Closest Stores / Restaurants 

  • Safeway ~ 40 minutes
  • Walmart ~ 45 minutes
  • Loves Travel Stop ~ 45 minutes
  • Miguel’s Mexican Restaurant ~ 45 minutes
  • Jake & Telly’s Greek Tavern ~ 45 minutes

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Curious to hear more about the Chico and how it fits into your production? Send us an email at and our team will tell you everything you need to know. We look forward to hearing from you!


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