Legacy Ranches and Fine Sporting Properties

Owl Creek Ranch

Thermopolis, Wyoming (Hot Springs County)
$5,750,000Price Reduced
2,505 +/- Deeded Acres

Owl Creek Ranch is a remote, pristine wilderness property located at the foot of the 12,500 Washakie Needles allowing direct access to the Wind River Wilderness and surrounding 2.5 million acre Shoshone National Forest.

Pristine High Mountain Wyoming Wilderness
Featuring
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  • Pristine, end-of-the-road high mountain wilderness property
  • Teeming with wildlife, including trophy elk and several other big and small game species
  • Adjacent to Wyoming’s largest wilderness area, providing direct access to the 704,000 acre Washakie Wilderness, along with spectacular views of the Washakie Needle and surrounding Washakie Range
  • Traversed by several miles of the trout-filled South Fork of Owl Creek and several smaller tributaries
  • The property enjoys several building sites for the construction of homes, lodges, outbuildings, etc.
  • Located in renowned trophy unit, Elk Unit 64, one of Wyoming’s best trophy bull elk areas
Introduction
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Owl Creek Ranch is a remote, pristine wilderness property located at the foot of the 12,500 Washakie Needles allowing direct access to the Wind River Wilderness and surrounding 2.5 million acre Shoshone National Forest. The ranch offers a myriad of recreational opportunities, but is also a mecca for several species of big game including bighorn sheep, Shiras moose, mule deer, and trophy elk. The trout filled South Fork of Owl Creek runs for over 2 miles along the southern border of the ranch.

Several photographs of Owl Creek Ranch are taken by Camera Head Media.

Lay of the Land
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Owl Creek Ranch is located in Hot Springs County, Wyoming approximately 60 miles west of the town of Thermopolis. The South Fork of Owl Creek runs the length of the property along its southern boundary. Sagebrush slopes along with stands of spruce, pine and fir cover the moderate to steep mountains that rise above the valley floor.

Named after the prominent Shoshone Chief Washakie, the spectacular 12,500′ Washakie Needles tower above the property. This ranch allows for direct foot or horseback access to very remote regions of the 704,000 acre Washakie Wilderness and surrounding 2,500,000 acre Shoshone National Forest.

Sporting Features
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Hunting

The ranch is located in Wyoming’s coveted trophy elk unit #64. In addition to some of the West’s best elk hunting, there are bighorn sheep, Shiras moose, mule deer, black bear, and grizzly bears, as well as an occasional pronghorn on the lower reaches of the property.

Fishing & Recreation

Owl Creek Ranch also boasts tremendous private stream fishing for both Brook and Cutthroat trout in South Fork of Owl Creek. Opportunities abound to hike, climb, camp, and explore one of the most pristine wilderness areas in the lower 48 states.

Ranch Attributes
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Ranch Operations

There is an updated 1 room trapper’s cabin that provides shelter for overnight stays. Additionally, there is a newer horse barn, tack room, storage area, and corrals with fenced trap for grazing stock.

Leases

The property also has an approximate 1,500 acre Bureau of Land Management Lease that allows for additional recreational opportunities and limited grazing.

Conservation Value

The ranch is protected in perpetuity by a Conservation Easement held by the State of Wyoming (Wyoming Game and Fish) which allows construction of three additional residences and associated outbuildings.

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  • Redstone Reserve is located in the Redstone/Masonville area west of Fort Collins and Loveland CO in Larimer County, near the junction of County Road 25E and 38E. It is in the foothills/hogback country just southwest of Horsetooth Reservoir. County Road 25E is also known as Redstone Canyon Road; it bisects the property, separating the riparian area to the east from the more mountainous shrubland acreage to the west;
  • Although only fifteen minutes to both Fort Collins and Loveland, the area has been largely preserved by Larimer County and the City of Fort Collins, with Redstone Reserve being adjacent to Horsetooth Mountain Park and Open Space and Culver Open Space;
  • The large redstone-crowned mesa that serves as the backdrop to the property and its main residential area rises 850 feet over the property to the east, sheltering the property from the metro area;
  • Redstone Creek traverses the property from north to south; it is a seasonal stream that supports a healthy cottonwood-lined riparian area;
  • While the main operations of the ranch are located along the creek at a comfortable, four-season elevation of 5,400 feet, The Reserve is home to many elevation changes and orientations, and thus possesses a diversity of scenic resources and ecological communities, from foothills grassland, to mountain mahogany shrublands, to ponderosa pine woodlands, and desert cacti. Larimer County and Fort Collins’ Open Space programs found the property’s attributes to be compelling enough to work with the current owner to preserve those values – details on its conservation easement (CE) are below, or contact the listing agent;
  • Horsetooth Reservoir is a popular recreational area for boating, fishing, and paddleboarding, and has beaches for swimming and picnicking, too; it is a five-minute drive from the property;
  • Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and a vibrant downtown filled with restaurants, shopping, music, and culture;
  • The Northern Colorado Airport for private aircraft is 20 minutes away in Loveland, and Rocky Mountain National Park is forty minutes away in Estes Park.
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Diamond J Ranch

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  • The ranch is accessible year-round and located just minutes from Logan and 90 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City.
  • The owners currently lease out the ranch to a local family for hay production and grazing.
  • The ranch borders the Wasatch-Cache National Forest which includes the 23,000-acre Wellsville Mountain Wilderness.
  • Wildlife on the property includes deer, turkey, and pheasant plus a variety of birdlife and raptors.
  • The ranch has incredible long-term investment potential and could serve as a private compound or retreat in conjunction with the ongoing agricultural operations.
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Malta, Idaho (Cassia County, ID & Box Elder County, UT )

  • Hat Springs Ranch straddles the high desert of southern Idaho and the Bally Mountains, a sub-range of Utah’s Raft River Mountains, a lesser-known mountain range in the Sawtooth National Forest.
  • The ranch is set in a seemingly remote location but easily accessed from Interstate 84.
  • Hat Springs Ranch runs 150-200 head of cattle year-round in addition to 2 dozen + horses which the owners breed and train.
  • Three natural springs on the ranch provide water for irrigation and livestock.
  • The owners maintain 350 acres under irrigation with yields of 3 tons/acre of alfalfa and grass hay.
  • Great hunting opportunities exist on the ranch with direct National Forest access. A variety of wildlife on the property includes mule deer, mountain lion elk, turkey, and grouse.
  • In addition to being able to run a grass-fed cattle operation, the ranch provides new owners with a variety of recreational opportunities including mountain biking, backpacking, camping, ATV’ing, and horseback riding.
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