Alder Creek Ranch Placerville, San Miguel, County, Colorado: Alder Creek Ranch is a 71 deeded acre parcel approximately 14 miles west of Telluride, Colorado with amazing views of the Rocky Mountains. The topography of the ranch consists of sloping terrain lined with Aspen, Oak, Alder and large Pine trees that provide ample protection for wildlife. Several species of wildlife frequent the property including moose, elk, Mule deer, Wild turkeys, bear and fox. Alder Creek runs year round through this little slice of heaven. This property is located about 30 minutes from Telluride and less than 2.25 hours from Grand Junction.