Tag: recreation

South Carolina Lowcountry landscape

The South Carolina Lowcountry Region Is in Its Own Little World

It’s a region where you can find Spanish Moss hanging off century-old oak trees, bright green saltwater marshes and towering sand dunes at the local family friendly beaches.

image of adventure travelers with Jeep

Maximizing Your Outdoor Adventure Vacations

When it comes to adventure-type vacations, such as hunting, fishing, backcountry hiking and camping, rafting, and other outdoor excursions, the enjoyment and satisfaction levels of the end-result will often boil down to how well prepared the traveler is for the trip, mentally, physically, and gear-wise.

Image of Sussex Farm in Texas Hill Country

On the Cover: Texas Hill Country’s Sussex Farm

This 146-acre farm in kerr county provides a glimpse of the English countryside in the easily accessible heart of the Texas Hill Country.

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The Wild Side of Business: Adding Flavor to the Outdoor Experience

A mile-high look at a few cornerstone considerations for enhancing the outdoor enterprise through the culinary compartment.

Providence Springs Ranch

On the Cover: Providence Springs Ranch in Texas Hill Country’s Medina County

Located near the dividing line of the Texas Hill Country and the South Texas Plain, this 2,000± acres offers more diversification of terrain and rich, deep-soiled valleys than any other property currently on the market.

farmer with chicken and eggs

The Pleasures & Treasures of Owning Rural Lands in Texas

With some 96 percent of the Texas landscape being held by private ownership, let’s look at some of the pleasures and treasures that are reflective of today’s interest in owning a piece of Texas.

View of Monarch Ranch in Val Verde County, Texas, for sale by Republic Ranches

Listing of the Week: Monarch Ranch is a Rare Jewel in the Desert

A rare jewel in the desert, the Monarch Ranch is located on over five miles of the pristine Devils River and 30 miles upstream from Lake Amistad.

image of Deep Canyon Ranch in Teton County, Montan

Listing of the Week: Deep Canyon Ranch is Gateway to Rocky Mountain Front, “America’s Backbone”

Set at the base of Teton Pass and about 25 miles north of the small town of Choteau, Deep Canyon Ranch occupies an enviable location on the doorstep of the Rocky Mountain Front, the point where the Great Plains rise up to form the majestic peaks of the Northern Rockies.

image of Elk Heart Cliffs Ranch, for sale in southern Utah

Listing of the Week: Epic Retreat Amidst the Wild Canyons of Southern Utah

Set on the edge of 1,000-foot-high cliffsides that drop away into the canyonlands of southern Utah, Elkheart Cliffs Ranch offers a unique and beguiling wilderness retreat.

image of fishermen in river

The Wild Side of Business: Top 10 Customer-Service Strategies

There are few industries that offer as much of an opportunity to profoundly impact client satisfaction through basic customer-service strategies as what you find in wildlife-based recreational enterprises. Our regular columnist outlines his ten tips for customer-service success.

Axis deer on Little Creek Ranch, Mills County, Texas

Listing of the Week: Upscale Game & Recreational Ranch in Texas Hill Country

Little Creek Ranch in Mills County, Texas, offers a centrally located cattle, big game or bird-hunting ranch. Split into two separate tracts, the high-fenced property is home to diverse area of native and exotic wildlife including whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, Bobwhite quail, Axis and Sika deer, Blackbuck antelope and more.

View of Orange Grove Plantation in Colleton County, South Carolina

Listing of the Week: South Carolina Recreational Property in Lowcountry’s ACE Basin

New to the market in January 2018, South Carolina’s 568-acre Orange Grove Plantation is a turnkey recreational property that includes a conservation easement held through The Nature Conservancy to preserve the region’s 350,000-acre ACE Basin watershed.

Listing of the Week: “A River Runs Through It” Set Location Sits in Montana’s Paradise Valley

Movie buffs might recognize portions of 5 Bar 6 Ranch from one of Brad Pitt's early breakout films, A River Runs Through It. Scenes from the 1992 Robert Redford-directed Oscar winner were filmed at this Paradise Valley location, which features approximately two miles of the trout-rich Mill Creek.

Winter view at Lone View Ranch, Montana

Listing of the Week: Exceptional Legacy Ranch on Doorstep of Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Welcome to Montana’s Lone View Ranch, a true legacy ranch by any definition that can claim the expansive wilderness of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem as its backyard.

View of homestead on Eagle Ridge Ranch in Gunnison County, Colorado

Listing of the Week: Upscale Ranch on 4,900-Acre Conservation Easement in Colorado’s Ohio Creek Valley

D-Bar Ranch is one of only 15 homesites within a 4,900-acre protected conservation easement known as Eagle Ridge Ranch, the largest such conservation easement in Colorado's Gunnison County.

White River Inn, Arkansas, Orvis-endorsed fishing lodge

Listing of the Week: Arkansas’ Only Orvis-Endorsed Fishing Lodge Hits the Market

Set atop a 300-foot-high limestone bluff, the five-room White River Inn lays claim to being the state's only Orvis-endorsed fishing lodge. It was listed for sale on November 21, 2017.

Macho Canyon Ranch, New Mexico

Listing of the Week: Superb Mountain Retreat in Northern New Mexico

Nestled in a forested canyon at the far-southern end of the Rocky Mountains, 156-acre Macho Canyon Ranch is an exquisite recreational retreat within easy range of the cultural delights of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

ash pond estate, vermont

Listing of the Week: Vermont’s Ash Pond Estate is an Architect’s Delight

Ash Pond Estate, which was first listed on Lands of America on June 16, melds an architect's sensibility for design and balance within the spectacular landscape of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Steamboat Springs: Colorado’s Best Kept Secret

Despite its rich history spanning more than 140 years, Steamboat Springs, located on the Continental Divide in the northwest corner of Colorado, is a well-kept secret.

wildlife recreation revenue

Increase Rural Property Income With Wildlife-Based Recreation

Continued growth of urbanization provides an opportunity for ranches to increase income through wildlife based recreation offerings to the public. Some landowners are currently taking advantage of these opportunities; but there are still unmet market needs.

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