10,000 Acres


Small Businesses For Sale near Ouray, Colorado

12 Gold Mountain trl, Ouray, Colorado 81427

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Loren Williams


Well Established Horseback Tour Business For Sale

Bachelors Stables

Bachelors Stables has been a destination for outdoor adventures in Ouray County for decades. Leading horseback trips through the towering San Juan Mountains is the main focus of this long established business. They currently offer one hour, two hour, and four hour rides. The longer rides take place on National Forest through special use permit issued by the U.S. Forest Service. The scenery is unparalleled as you wind your way above 10,000 feet of elevation and past historic gold and silver mines that were prevalent in the area in the 19th century. There are many photographic opportunities with snow capped peaks, valley views, and all forms of wildlife.  The permit includes 1200 user days per year and will transfer upon successful application and purchase of the business.  One hour rides are conducted at the Ouray KOA campground and are in especially high demand for families and individuals visiting the area. The business is currently operated from April 1st-early October but could be run year round.

Bachelors Stables is a turnkey operation that is ready for the new owner to step right in and be profitable. The business could easily be expanded and due to high demand for outdoor activities, is ready for an increase of rates. Included in the sale are 10 riding stock (horses and mules), all necessary saddles and tack for 10-15 animals, water tanks, signage, hitching rails, an F350 flatbed pickup, two gooseneck stock trailers, winter hay stock, pasture leases on roughly 70 acres, introduction to local contacts for hay and farrier services.

Ouray, Colorado "Outdoor Recreation Capitol of Colorado"

 Established in 1876, Ouray is known as the “Switzerland of America and has been referred to as the “Outdoor Recreation Capitol of Colorado.” Centrally located in Southwest Colorado, Ouray is the perfect basecamp for your explorations, offering a treasure trove of unique experiences all year long. It is the gateway to the San Juan Mountains and provides endless possibilities for outdoor enthusiasts.  The area boasts many natural hot springs, world class ice climbing, ATV and 4WD tours, skiing, hiking, fishing, and hunting. Ouray is a National Historic district with many well preserved/restored historic homes and buildings. For the artistic minded it is home to the Ouray International Film Festival, historic Wright Opera House, and several galleries. An abundance of dining, lodging, and retail shopping options are also available.

Mining operations and agriculture are still very active in the area, but tourism is now the basis of the economy in Ouray. The diverse area attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world each year. It is located one hour from Telluride, 35 minutes from Montrose, 2 hours from Grand Junction, and 2 hours from Durango. Moab, UT is 150 miles to the West. Montrose, Grand Junction, and Durango all have regional air service.

  • Ouray Trail Riding Business

  • Great Income Potential

  • Guided Horseback Rides

  • Ouray, CO Tourism

  • USFS Special Use Permit

  • Gary Hubbell ALC

  • Riding Stock and Tack

  • Loren Williams CO land broker

  • Businesses for Sale
  • Street Address: 12 Gold Mountain trl
  • City: Ouray
  • State: Colorado
  • Postal Code: 81427
  • County: Ouray
  • County: United States
  • MLS#: 05022-19005
  • Courtesy of : United Country United Country Real Estate | Colorado Brokers & Auctioneers