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.
An incredibly scenic recreational paradise consisting of 2,300 total acres (1,785 deeded, 515 leased)
Exquisite improvements consisting of an 8,000 sq. ft. main home (lodge), 1,200 sq. ft. A-frame, and 2 story original homestead cabin, all completely remodeled in the last couple years, plus several log supporting structures, including backup power for the entire compound
Property is being offered partially furnished
Excellent fishing with nearly 7 miles of creek frontage, and world class hunting on the property and thousands of acres of public land
A diverse mountain property with nearly 100 acres of irrigation, dozens of different drainages, granite spires and rock outcroppings, with compelling views throughout
The ranch is a great summer pasture, and has recently been leased for cattle grazing during the summer months. It is divided into three pastures with several springs and numerous mountain creeks providing water to both livestock and wildlife.
The ranch and surrounding national forest offers outstanding opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, including some of the best big-game hunting in the state, upland bird hunting for blue grouse and sage grouse, horseback riding, hiking, snowmobiling, ATV riding, wildlife viewing, photography, etc.
Large numbers of elk and mule deer reside on the ranch year-round.
Fishermen will appreciate the abundance of exceptional fishing opportunities nearby in the Big Horn National Forest including the blue ribbon Tongue River, and numerous other streams and mountain lakes.
Improvements consist of two rustic homestead cabins currently used as hunting camps and cow camps.
Located approximately 20 miles from Shell, WY, 70 miles from Sheridan, WY, and 90 miles from Cody, WY.
Several medical service providers are located in Big Horn County, and the Yellowstone Regional Airport is approximately 90 miles away in Cody with daily commercial flights to and from Denver, CO Salt Lake City, UT, and Chicago, IL.
Located within coveted trophy elk and mule deer hunting units with the current owner receiving two landowner tags for each species.
The property is also just minutes from the famed Miracle Mile and Grey Reef portions of the North Platte River, as well as Seminoe and Pathfinder Reservoirs offering some the best fly-fishing in the state.
Comprised of nearly 9,000 total acres, 1,441 deeded acres, 6,920 acres BLM lease, and 481 acres of State lease.
Given the ranch’s strategic location it offers almost exclusive hunting on the surrounding public lands.
The Seminoe Mountain Ranch offers an incredibly diverse setting with lake frontage along Seminoe Reservoir along the western boundary of one of its BLM’s grazing permits.
The ranch is situated in a stunning setting surrounded by the Shirley Mountains to the east, Elk Mountain to the south, and Seminoe and Ferris Mountains to the west. The diverse terrain consists of creek bottoms, rock out croppings, timbered hillsides, rolling grasslands, and shoreline.
Packer Lake Farm benefits from nearly 367 acres of flood irrigated cropland with very early 1891 “Direct Flow” rights.
Packer Lake a small public accessible lake of approximately 96 acres creates the southern boundary of the property and provides a valuable recreation component and production component to the Packer Lake Farm.
With the early direct flow water rights there are no irrigation assessments associated with the farm, which are currently $25 per acre.
Packer Lake provides a valuable water storage system for the farm, and also provides some of its very own private stretch of Packer Lake Frontage.
Direct county road access on 2 sides.
The farm ground is square and flat and would lend itself well for pivot installation.
Well-developed private setting with endless possibilities
Ideal size for horses, those 4-H projects, or other small ag operation
Close proximity to the towns of Ft. Laramie, Torrington, and Wheatland, Wyoming
3 hrs from Denver, Colorado with great access off the pavement and maintained roads
2,300 sq. ft. 3-bedroom main home with detached oversized garage, 1,200 sqft guest quarters, log bunkhouse, 40 x 40 insulated shop with attached 40 x 60 insulated RV Barn, open-faced shed, and livestock corrals