Situated in a scenic foothill setting in eastern-central Wyoming along the border of the Medicine Bow National Forest and the Laramie Range, lies the Sunrise Ridge Ranch. At about 6,500 feet, this exceptional property is almost completely surrounded by public land with State Land on one side and National Forest on two others. The location makes for an exceptional recreational parcel with unspoiled vistas and sporting opportunities in every direction around this 160-acre retreat. This property is easily accessible year around provided by county road access 17 miles west of Glendo and Interstate 25. The property itself encompasses some excellent habitat with its mixture of sage, mountain mahogany, plum, cottonwood, and ponderosa, all on the eastern side of the Laramie Range.
Sunrise Ridge Ranch is an ideal recreational property, situated just 17 miles west of Glendo, Wyoming and Interstate 25 and just 3 miles east of Esterbrook, Wyoming. The privacy, and easy access are seldom found in a property that allows for the kind of limitless access that is adjacent to the Sunrise Ridge Ranch.
This area receives approximately 13 inches of rainfall per year and averages 41 inches of snowfall. There are generally 230 sunny days per year and high temperatures range from 89 degrees in July to 41 degrees in January.
Sunrise Ridge Ranch is located in Converse County, Wyoming. This area of the state is a sportsman’s and outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. With its surrounding mountains, lakes, rivers, and historical monuments, there are enough activities to last a lifetime of exploring and recreating. Also, a 30 minutes drive from the property is the small town of Douglas, a nice growing community with all the amenities needed, from shopping to healthcare. The city of Casper is only 75 miles down the road.
Sunrise Ridge Ranch is a mountain paradise with ideal habitat and location to make a great seasonal get-away or hunting camp. The ponderosa and mahogany stands makes for excellent mule deer habitat that is supported by the thousands of acres of unspoiled adjacent public ground to the West.
The surrounding area and the property includes some of the last un-burnt stands of ponderosa pines on the Laramie Range. Couple that with the large meadows below, this property lends itself to be a great travel corridor frequented by elk, lion, deer, and bob-cat, as well as many other species.
Just below the property is a small mountain trout stream that carves itself through the countryside, known as Horse Shoe Creek. In the area there are also some of the most popular fishing and boating destinations in South Eastern Wyoming. Glendo and Greyrocks Reservoirs are superb warm water fisheries providing excellent fishing for walleye, smallmouth, cat-fish and crappie. Guernsey Lake provides excellent wake boarding and water skiing in one of the most scenic and smooth watered lakes in the area.
With the nearby lakes and mountains to the west, summer activities are endless, and only getting better every year. Recently Glendo Reservoir has taken on numerous trail building initiatives which has created some of the best single track in Wyoming. This encompasses nearly 60 miles of trails around the lake, created a biking and hiking hot spot in the area.