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Backyard Crown Jewels: Land for Sale Near National Parks

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The United States’ National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th anniversary on August 25th, with the federal agency having grown from President Woodrow Wilson’s original decree in 1916 to protect 35 national parks and monuments to today’s total of over 400 NPS-administered park areas covering some 52 million acres. Ranging from soaring mountain peaks to lush forestland to remote desert canyons, …

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Celebrity Real Estate: Joe Cocker’s Colorado Ranch Up for Auction

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The estate of rock-and-roll legend Joe Cocker will go under the auctioneer’s hammer on September 1. Located in the Colorado Rockies in the town of Crawford, 240-acre Mad Dog Ranch was purchased in 1994 by the British musician. It sits within easy reach of mountain-resort towns including Aspen and Telluride, plus is only a few miles from the spectacular Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. “Mad …

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Happy 240th Birthday, America!

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As the nation gets ready to celebrate its Independence Day with cookouts, parades and fireworks displays throughout the land, we join the festivities with a lineup of some of our favorite U.S. landscapes and landmarks. Take our quiz to see how well you know some of the country’s most iconic places (and scroll to the bottom of the page to …

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10 Biggest Ranches for Sale in America

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This year has already seen the largest ranch sale in history go down with the acquisition of the half-million-acre Waggoner Ranch in Texas by Stan Kroenke. Other significant ranch listings in 2016 included the arrival of Sandow Lakes Ranch on the market ahead of a planned spinoff of assets by Alcoa, Inc. Below are ten of the biggest ranches currently listed …

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Property Spotlight: Get the Adventure Buzz in Colorado’s High Country

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The wires of the Interweb were buzzing this week with the arrival of 6,900-acre High Plains Ranch on the market. And looking at all this sprawling recreational ranch has to offer, why wouldn’t they? Currently owned by Colorado businessman and philanthropist Charlie Gallagher, the ranch includes a masterful five-bedroom log home located within the 19,000-acre Grand River Ranch community, a cluster of trophy hunting …