Chase Tank Forest Inholding

Apache County, Arizona


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[1] Loco Knoll

[2] View looking south with Escudilla Mountain in distance

Location & Maps

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General location in Arizona
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The property is located in eastern Arizona near the New Mexico state line in southern Apache County approximately 200 miles northeast of Phoenix, Arizona and 170 miles southwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The property is 9 miles south of US Hwy 60 within the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, 11 miles east of Springerville, in the White Mountains of Arizona.

The property is accessible by 8 miles of paved US Hwy 60 east from Springerville, Arizona to County road #4225 (maintained gravel), then 3½ miles southeast on #4225 to a dirt road, then 5½ miles southwest to the boundary.

Land Tenure
40 deeded acres – vacant unimproved

Legal Description
Township 8 North Range 31 East
Gila and Salt River Baseline and Meridian
Section 29: Portions thereof
Apache County Assessor parcel number: 104-39-006

Property Description
The land is contained in a square block surrounded by National Forest on all sides. This forest in-holding property is located in a small valley surrounded by two malpais mesas in the area known as Loco Knolls. There are no building improvements located on the property. Topography includes small rolling hills with scattered Pinion Pine and Juniper trees.

There is one developed well on the property approximately 700 feet deep producing 10 gallons per minute.

Plains & Desert Grassland & Pinion/Juniper Woodland. Primary grasses include Kentucky bluegrass, pine drop seed and mountain muhly on the summer range and blue grama, black grama, squirrel tail, needle & thread on the winter range. Browse species include white sage, blue sage and chamisa.

Average annual precipitation ranges from 10 to 12 inches with the majority coming in the late summer months during the monsoon season. Winter months will see snowfall on occasion typically melting down after a few days.

Average daily maximum temperature is 82.3° Fahrenheit in July and 47.5° in January.
Average daily minimum is 51.1° in July and 15.2° in January.

No public utilities are currently in use on the property and are not available to the immediate area.

Apache County GU: General Unclassified

Taxes & Fees
Year 2005: $265.42

400,000 – Cash

Nearby parcels that are also available


Deeded Acres

Bar Flying V Ranch




Coyote Creek



Escudilla (forest inholding)



Printable Brochure

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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/escudillo

See Also
Also being handled by Traegen Knight:
Big Hollow Ranch - 19,409 acres in Apache County
Goodwater Ranch - 56,158 acres in Navajo County

Headquarters West has also recently handled several other USFS inholdings:
Dirty Smith - 308 acres near Williams
Coon Creek - 86 acres near Roosevelt Lake
4W Ranch - 16 acres near Jake's Corner/Giselia
Moose Ranch - 160 acres near Parks/Williams

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.