Location: Ranch entrance is located on the south side of US 385 approximately 14.5 miles Northeast of the intersection US Highway 90 and US 385 or approximately 15.5 miles Northeast of the town of Marathon and the Historic gage Hotel. The Big Bend National Park entrance is just 42 miles south of Marathon and Alpine Texas located just 30 miles west. Midland-Odessa are situated 150 miles North of the ranch.
History: This ranch is a part of the historic Kincaid Ranch which was purchased by W.D Kincaid and D.S. Combs from J.C. Sullivan in 1907. The ranch was operated by descendants of the Combs family until 2011.
Description and Topography: This typical Marathon Basin ranch property can best be described as a grassland with rolling hills and valleys. There are excellent views of the Glass Mountains to the north and Dimple Hills to the east.
This ranch is a great cow country ranch and for the past 5 years has supported approximately 55 head of cows year-round.
Topography ranges approximately 4200-4400 feet.
Vegetative cover is excellent throughout most of the ranch and consists of a variety of West Texas Rangeland grasses, forbs and brush. Grasses on the ranch include; side oats grama, three awns, burros grass and tobosa and salt grass. There is also a scattering of the typical West Texas plants including Cholla Cactus, Spanish Dagger and Sotol.
Water: The property is very well watered for both livestock and wildlife. There is a good water well with an electric submersible pump, a windmill, a large storage tank with miles of underground pipe and several water troughs.
Wildlife: This Trans-Pecos ranch located in the Eastern Marathon Basin supports a diversity of wildlife. There is a very strong herd of Antelope on the ranch in addition to Mule Deer, Elk, Aoudad, Javelina, Blue Quail and Mourning Dove. There have been a couple West Texas Trophy Elk harvested on this ranch in the past several years.
Improvements: Improvements include an old ranch house that needs repairs located in the center of the ranch. There is also a set of cattle pens near the ranch house.