Many of us are from parts of the country where we didn't encounter snakes that pose a threat. As there have been several discussions this year (2020), it compels me to offer some insights in to dangerous snakes. The rattle snakes we encounter on the Ranch are usually Prairie Rattlers. They are a small species of Rattle Snakes, usually 3 ft or less in length. However their small size doesn't make them less dangerous. The following is an…Read More
The following doocument was written by Bob Scott for the property owners in 2007.
SANTA FE TRAIL RANCH MINERAL RIGHTS
OWNERSHIP AND STATUS AS OF 23 APR 07
There have been and continue to be numerous questions, misunderstandings, and misgivings about the…Read More
This is a map of the SFTR Metro Water System Tank service areas.
Locate your property to determine which tank is supplying your water.
See the Alerts on the front page of this website for planned maintenance and emergencies that may affect your water service.… Read More
(Posted on the SFTR website in November 2000)
Let's Keep SFTR Clean
Ongoing information from the Common Area Appearance Subcommittee
by Harriet Vaugeois, subcommittee leader
Since we humans have chosen to move into the pristine area now called The Santa Fe Trail Ranch, we have necessarily and unnecessarily made some…Read More
We have been full-time residents here on the Ranch now for almost 2 years. Moving here from MN we figured we would be able to continue the gardening we had back in MN. Well, thanks to Bob Dye we learned gardening is way different here.
Soil Temperature must be kept warm. We have intense sunshine, but the evening temps go low. The ability to enclose your growing area is important for the following reasons:
Posted with permission of Legends of America.com
The Maxwell Land Grant, also known as the Beaubien-Miranda Land Grant, was a 1,714,765-acre Spanish grant that was the largest ever made in what would become the United States. Santa Fe Trail Ranch was part of that grant.
The following link will bring you to the story: https://www.legendsofamerica.com/nm-maxwell/…Read More