*** SOLD ***

Big Hollow Ranch
Apache County, Arizona


Please click on any of the pictures for a larger view

[1] Big Hollow Ranch private land with livestock barn
[2] Shipping Corrals and Highway on Big Hollow Ranch
[3] Typical State Lease land on Big Hollow Ranch

[4] Typical State Lease rangeland on Big Hollow Ranch

[5] Typical State Lease rangeland on Big Hollow Ranch

[6] Deeded land on hillside within the River Ranch

[7] Overlooking the Little Colorado River on the River Ranch
[8] Overlooking the Little Colorado River on the River Ranch

Location & Maps

Please click on any of the maps for a larger view

General location in Arizona
Location map
Big Hollow Ranch Parcel
(Topo and Aerial Maps)
River Ranch Parcel
(Topo and Aerial Maps)
Summer Ranch Parcel
(Topo and Satellite Maps)

The ranch is located in south central Apache County, in the eastern portion of Arizona. The ranch is approximately 180 miles east of Phoenix and 180 miles northeast of Tucson just outside of St. Johns, Arizona. US Highway 180 serves as a portion of the boundary of the ranch. The ranch is located in three non-contiguous parcels, the Big Hollow Ranch, the River Ranch, which are located west of St. Johns, and the third parcel, the Summer Ranch, is located in the Apache-Sitgreaves Forest near Alpine, Arizona.


The Big Hollow Ranch is accessible from paved Highway 61 approximately 5 miles west of St. Johns. The highway serves as a portion of the northern boundary.
The River Ranch is accessible from US 180 to county road #6390 (Zion Dam Road), then 3 miles north to the property.
The Summer Ranch is accessed by US 180 to Alpine, Arizona. The allotment is located generally west of Alpine on both sides of US 180. Access to the interior of the ranch is provided by numerous public and private dirt roads.

Land Tenure

Arizona State Lease #05-32826
BLM Lease #6207
USFS Allotment (Williams Valley Allotment of the Apache/Sitgreaves Forest )
Total, or 30 sections




Legal Description

Township 13 North Range 27 East
Gila and Salt River Baseline and Meridian
Section 33: SW

Township 14 North Range 27 East
Gila and Salt River Baseline and Meridian
Sections 17 & 29: All

Apache County Assessor parcel numbers: 203-01-006 & 204-12-005

Carrying Capacity

Arizona State lease
July 15 - October 15 - Summer Ranch
Total yearlong equivalent

deeded land capacity based on state rate of 8 head per section

Property Description
The Big Hollow Ranch contains 160 acres deeded and all the State Lease lands. There is a livestock barn (please see photo [1] above) and working corrals (photo [2]) located on the deeded land. The River Ranch and Summer Ranch have no building improvements. The remaining 1,280 deeded acres are in the River Ranch and a portion of the Little Colorado River runs through the deeded land (photos [7] and [8]).

Varies from Plains & Desert Grassland to Montane-Conifer Forest. Trees include Pinion/Juniper in the low elevations and Ponderosa Pine, Fir and Aspen in the higher elevations on the Summer Ranch. The deeded lands are mostly covered in Juniper Woodland with some open grassland. Grasses include; blue grama, sacaton, galleta, rice grass, squirrel tail and needle grass. Browse includes four-wing salt brush, white sage and blue sage.

The Big Hollow Ranch has a well with solar pump, one drinker supplied by a nearby city pipeline and three steel drinkers supplied by Schuster Spring. The River Ranch is supplied by a windmill and the Little Colorado River which runs seasonally. The Summer Ranch water is supplied by numerous springs, seasonal creeks and dirt tanks.

There are no public utilities available on the ranch. There are telephone and electric lines in the immediate area.


2004 Tax Year
2004 State Lease Grazing Fee
Federal Grazing Fee
$1.43 per animal unit month




Printable Brochure
Please click here to download (about 1.8MB) a printable brochure in Adobe Acrobat format. If you get frustrated trying to make this work on your computer, don't hesitate to ask us to mail you a printed and bound brochure instead.

Offered for sale exclusively by:
Traegen H. Knight
Headquarters West, Ltd.
PO BOX 1980
St. Johns, AZ 85936
Phone: (928) 524-3740, Fax: (928) 563-7004, Cell: (602) 228-3494
Email: info@headquarterswest.com

Web: www.headquarterswest.com/bighollow

See Also
Also being handled by Traegen Knight:
- Sold - Goodwater Ranch - 56,158 acres in Navajo County
- Sold - Greens Peak Ranch - 17,938 acres nearby in Apache County

Disclaimer: This information was obtained from sources deemed to be reliable but is not guaranteed by the Broker. Prospective buyers should check all the facts to their satisfaction. The property is subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal.

Keywords - real estate , land , property 85290 85925 85932 85927 85938 85940 85924 85936 86509 86502 near n s e w north south east west springerville witch well concho floy eagar nutrioso alpine beaverhead