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Packer Lake Farm

Torrington, Wyoming (Goshen County)
$1,325,000Sold
687 +/- Deeded Acres

Along the North Platte River Valley in some of the most fertile and productive farmland, and in the heart of Wyoming waterfowl hunting, lies the Packer Lake Farm.

Featuring
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  • 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.
Introduction
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Along the North Platte River Valley in some of the most fertile and productive farmland, and in the heart of Wyoming Waterfowl hunting, lies the Packer Lake Farm. One mile west of Lyman, Nebraska and 17 miles South East of Torrington, Wyoming, this farm is one of the few farms in the area that has creek and lake frontage with valuable and productive tillable flood irrigated cropland. Waterfowl hunting, fishing, and production are complemented by one mile of Horse Creek, and one mile of Packer Lake frontage on this 687-acre farm.

Lay of the Land
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Land Overview

Packer Lake Farm is situated in eastern Goshen County, with the Nebraska State line making up the eastern boundary of the property. Packer Lake is in the center of some of the best waterfowl hunting in the state, and well situated to be a very productive farm or recreational retreat in eastern Wyoming.

Locale

Packer Lake Farm is only 20 minutes from Torrington, Wyoming and 30 minutes from Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Both towns have all the amenities needed including modern hospitals and municipal airports.

Sporting Features
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Sporting Overview

Packer Lake Farm is located within a very good waterfowl area and can only get better with some attention to waterfowl habitat. Packer Lake itself is a minimal use public recreational area, with fish stocked by the Wyoming Game and Fish.  1/3 of the Packer Lake is completely private on the northwestern part of the lake, and complimented by large cottonwood trees, willows, and wetlands that are home to lots of wild turkeys, pheasants, ducks and geese, and whitetail deer.

Ranch Attributes
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Ranch Operations

Packer Lake Farm has some of the most senior water rights in the area, and currently irrigates 8 different fields for a total of 367 acres.  The farm is in a nice flat block of land that would lend itself well to center pivot irrigation. Pretty much anything that can be grown in eastern Wyoming has been grown on Packer Lake Farm with exceptional yields.

Investment Value

The Packer Lake Farm is an exceptional farm with many attributes that a lot of the surrounding farms do not possess. Horse Creek Frontage and Packer Lake Frontage create an exceptional opportunity to own valuable water resources. Fishing, hunting, production, and scenery all create an excellent opportunity for the investment-minded buyer on the Packer Lake Farm. The production abilities alone on this farm will create good ROI.

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