La Plata County, Colorado Land Information
Featuring views of the scenic La Plata Mountains and remote expanses of San Juan National Forest at its doorstep, resident wildlife around here number elk, deer, bald eagles and coyotes. The town of Durango offers a mix of rugged, cowboy charisma along with many upscale amenities and conveniences catering to visitors who come to the area to ski at Purgatory Mountain, ride the historic narrow-gauge railway or enjoy the area's burgeoning craft-brewery scene. Durango is the gateway to Mesa Verde National Park as well as the magnificent desert pinnacles and spires of the Four Corners area to the southwest. Land for sale in La Plata County, Colorado, recently totaled $145 million and over 5,900 acres. Based on recent listing data from Land And Farm, the average price ($2.4 million) of land and other rural acreage for sale in La Plata County was 24 percent more than the state average for other land currently listed for sale in Colorado. La Plata County is the 26th biggest county (1,692 square miles) in the Rocky Mountain State. La Plata County is located in Southwest Colorado. Based on its natural assets, La Plata County's economy is dependent on tourism and recreation. Land for sale in La Plata County accounts for less than one percent of farms, ranches and other land for sale on Land And Farm in the state based on combined acreage. With a recreation- and tourism-dependent economy, recreational acreage and property
, as well as hunting lands, are the most common land for sale in La Plata County. Most farming activity in La Plata County is focused on crop production. To find more land for sale in Colorado
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