Dan Murphy

Dan Murphy has called southwestern Colorado home his entire adult life. His dedication to understanding issues at the heart of western Colorado has been exemplified through his service in numerous arenas. Dan’s work commitment, positive outlook, and approach on wildlife and domestic issues have brought forth progressive, positive, and life altering changes. He has spent a lifetime understanding rivers, western lands, wildlife, and the issues they face. He is currently the Owner/Broker of Team Murphy Realty and M4 Ranch Group a division of Team Murphy Realty, specializing in ranch and recreational properties in Colorado and New Mexico.
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Along Came a Hero: A San Juan Trout Stream Is Reborn

High in the San Juan Mountains, nestled under 14,000-foot peaks, lies one of the most picturesque, clear-running trout streams you could ever imagine. This stretch of stream in the San Juans is a perfect example of what was and what could be.

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What is the Definition of a Legacy Ranch?

In today’s culture of rapid-pace, multi-screen and readily available information, we often hear of big business tycoons, such as Ted Turner, who own hundreds of thousands of acres of ranchland, but we do not consider their dedication to preserving the very heritage and life of those lands.

Guide to Big Game Licenses on Western Ranches

The West offers so many extraordinary things, from big peaks to big views to the exceptional big game. Dan Murphy, owner of M4 Ranch Group, breaks down everything you need to know about securing a big game license for your western ranch.

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“Understanding” Buying Western Ranches

Broker Dan Murphy of M4 Ranch Group offers expert advice about transforming the potential of your ranch asset into a lifetime investment.

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A Ranch Within Ranch: Guide to Buying Land in a Ranch Community

More and more people express a desire to own a mountain property as a retreat from the daily grind of city life, with hopes of building a family legacy of experiencing outdoor adventures.