Loma and Mack Colorado
Buyers Who Want a Chunk of Agricultural Land Should Look to Loma and Mack
Loma is home to the famous Fruita mountain biking trails at Horsethief Bench, which have garnered Fruita a world-class reputation for mountain biking, even though the trails are in Loma. A paved bike trail has been built that connects the Colorado Riverfront Trail system in Grand Junction all the way to Loma.
Loma is home to Highline Lake, which is a water lovers paradise for boating, fishing, paddle boarding and swimming. For those that prefer river water recreation, Loma has a boat launch on the Colorado River that takes adventurers on the 25-mile, Ruby Horsethief section of river to Westwater, Utah.
The west end of the Grand Valley is a great place for people who want an agricultural lifestyle. Driving through Loma and Mack, you see hayfields, cattle, small subdivision, tractors and open space. Missing are sidewalks, intersections and busy parking lots. But don't feel sorry for the residents, this is exactly the way they want it.
Loma and Mack Have Few Urban Conveniences
Loma and Mack have consistently become a Western Slope favorite place to buy a home. Is it the open range? Maybe the Ruby-Horsethief Canyon recreation? Maybe the mountain vistas and starry night? Actually all of these and more! The people moving to the area are looking for a nice home on a small or large parcel of land that they can have horses or other animals. Buyers want a country lifestyle, away from noise, neighbors and traffic.
There are no big subdivisions coming to the area, no big commercial projects and definitely no utility infrastructure is planned . Because the tiny Mack sewer system is not accepting new taps and there is no sewer system in Loma. Most available tracts of land or properties for sale come with acreage. Some are small acreage parcels of one to five acres, and others are larger parcels with hundreds of acres that are used strictly for agricultural production Loma and Mack will stay the way they are for many years to come.
Loma is home to the Western Slope Cattleman's Auction. Loma has an elementary school, a post office, and a general store. While Mack has a liquor store and a post office. The middle school and high school are in nearby Fruita. A hospital, banks, restaurants, medical professionals and grocer are also in Fruita. Nine more miles to the east is Grand Junction with a mall, big box stores, retail, grocery stores and an airport. There is also an Amtrak train station.
Interstate I-70 connects Loma/Mack to Fruita, Grand Junction and beyond. Everything you need is within a few miles and everything you want in a home is waiting for you on a few acres in Loma and Mack.