The Walker Canyon Ranch is located approximately 8 miles north of Matador and fronts Highway 94. The terrain offers many unique attributes such as Walker Canyon, which runs throughout the ranch, and offers several scenic views of the varied topography found across the ranch. Many draws and creeks, including Tom Ball Creek, can be found in this canyon. The Pease River runs just north of the ranch. Mesquite flats, cedar trees, and blue stem grasslands dominate the landscape, while hardwoods along the many creeks offer substantial cover for wildlife. The Walker Canyon Ranch is primarily comprised of red sandy soil and sandy loam, which are interspersed throughout the ranch. The topography is unique for the area, in that there are numerous uncharacteristically large hills scattered throughout the ranch. Topography ranges from gently rolling prairie to steep canyons.
Vegetation & Wildlife This idyllic North Texas ranch boasts an abundance of whitetail and mule deer, turkey, wild hogs, dove, and quail as well as native varmints, such as bobcats and coyotes. The ranch has a large population of native and migratory birds including bob white quail and white wing as well as mourning dove. Located on the ranch
is a 165 acre lake that features high bluffs overlooking the water. The lake is host to winter geese, ducks, and other migratory waterfowl. There are several outstanding sites for additional stock tanks, which would allow for the breeding and stocking of additional largemouth bass, minnows, perch & catfish.
The ranch features over 227 acres of well maintained food plots for wildlife. In addition, numerous corn and protein feeders, and 9 deer blinds are to be conveyed along with the property at closing.
This property has had very little hunting pressure in the past three seasons and is one of the best kept secrets in North Texas. If you are seeking a ranch with privacy, easy access, an excellent deer herd, and a strong supply of water, The Walker Canyon Ranch is the perfect choice!
Improvements There have been many recent improvements made to the ranch. Fencing has been updated and increased to facilitate additional cattle production. A water line has been installed, connecting wells to fiberglass storage tanks that provide water to all the pastures. New wells have been added, as well as the addition of new galvanized and fiberglass troughs to hold water for livestock and wildlife. There is also a two bedroom lodge located on the north portion of the property to provide shelter.