Two Conservation Ranches within the Galisteo Basin Preserve present a rare opportunity to create a spectacular home and a meaningful conservation legacy in this remarkable landscape.

Ranging from 321 to 477 acres, the Conservation Ranches are among the Galisteo Basin Preserve’s largest private property offerings. They combine significant acreage and dramatic vistas within 25 minutes of downtown Santa Fe.

The Conservation Ranches are distinguished by panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and Galisteo Basin grasslands. The Ranches offer a direct connection to thousands of acres of open space and trails within the nationally celebrated Galisteo Basin Preserve.

Carefully sited to respect the region’s ecological and open-space resources, the properties can gracefully accommodate a home, guest house, and barn.


Located on the western edge of the Galisteo Basin Preserve, the Conservation Ranches offer dramatic views of by the Cerrillos Hills and the Ortiz, Sangre de Cristo, and Jemez mountains. They are accessed from Santa Fe County Road 42, approximately two miles northwest of the Village of Galisteo. The Conservation Ranches are located within 25 minutes from downtown Santa Fe.

Interactive Map

View an interactive map of the Conservation Ranch property through Google Earth.
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*KMZ is a file extension for a placemark file used by Google Earth. KMZ stands for Keyhole Markup language Zipped. KMZ contain KML files; and can contain placemarks featuring a custom name; the latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates for the location, and 3D model data. KMZ files can be opened by Google Earth.

Lot Pricing + Availability

    321 acres / SOLD
    Sheltered, secluded valley property with lovely views of the Galisteo Basin, Cerro Pelon and the Ortiz Mts.; accessed from CR 42.

    477 acres / $2.75M
    Dramatic views of Galisteo Basin, Cerro Pelon, Petroglyph Hill, the Ortiz and Sangre de Cristo mts.