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. The value of all land for sale in Colorado's La Plata County recently was $152 million, representing a combined 6,065 acres of land for sale in La Plata County. Based on recent listing values on Land And Farm, the average price ($2.4 million) of land and rural property for sale in La Plata County was 22 percent more than the state average for other land currently listed for sale in Colorado. Based on its natural assets, tourism and recreation contribute significant revenue toward La Plata County's overall GDP. Land for sale in La Plata County accounts for less than one percent of land and rural real estate for sale on Land And Farm in the state based on overall 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.