- Location: Gardner, CO
- Acres: 1,748
The Thorne Ranch, located at the historic Townsite of Badito in Southern Colorado boasts two miles of the Huerfano River, bringing cool water from the Mountains. The River provides Senior Water Rights to the highly productive irrigated hay fields. At 1748 acres, there are multiple pastures in both the river bottom and dry ground providing adequate space and grass for a cattle operation. Badito represents the oldest settlement in the region and was the river crossing on the Historic Taos Trail. It has been home to a Spanish Fort, numerous settlers and was at one time the County Seat. A True Historic Ranch of the Great American West.