The ranch has an incredible recreational resource in the form of nearly 1-mile of the Encampment River and various pond/oxbow aquatic features. The Encampment River is a world-renown wild trout fishery in the region, with blue ribbon designation, ranking in the top 3% of all of Wyoming waters.
The ranch is located within a recreational hub, known for great big-game hunting, winter recreational sports, hiking, biking, and world-class fly fishing, including the Encampment River and nearby North Platte River.
The ranch has natural beauty with a natural cottonwood riparian forest and lush native grassland meadows, all at the base of the stunning Sierra Madre mountain range.
Near the exclusive and world-renowned Old Baldy Club, Brush Creek Ranch, and A Bar A Guest Ranch.
Significant stream improvement projects have been completed on the property through a collaboration and cost-sharing initiative with Trout Unlimited.
With 10 acres of prime river frontage and mountain views on the North Fork of the Gunnison River in Paonia, the Black Bridge Preserve is one of the most private, well-located, sustainable river retreats in the North Fork Valley.