Jeff Garrett


Jeff was born and raised on a Central South Dakota farm and ranch. He is still involved in a partnership on the property along the Missouri River that was homesteaded by his Great Grandfather in the 1880s. Jeff began his education in a one-room schoolhouse. After receiving his Ag Business degree from South Dakota State University, he spent 15 years as an ag lender. Prior to joining Hayden Outdoors and Land Leader, Jeff owned and operated two real estate companies with a focus on rural real estate. He has over 37 years of experience in real estate brokerage and banking and has handled complex multi-million-dollar transactions representing both buyers and sellers and has extensive knowledge of IRC 1031 Exchanges. Jeff is a licensed real estate broker in South Dakota and Wyoming.
$1,790,000  •  217.87 acres
EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe Hamm Ranch is one of the most magnificent Western South Dakota ranches to become available. The Ranch encompasses 218+- deeded acres and is adjacent to approximately 30,000 acres of Buffalo Gap National Grasslands. It is the astounding diversity of this private and pristine acreage that makes The Hamm Ranch so spectacular and unique. The ranch rises from lush bottom ground along Rapid Creek which forms the southern backdrop.Arriving at the ranch and driving to the buildings after entering the electric powered security gate, the view to the south is bottom land and trees along Rapid Creek. The creek traverses the ranch for over 1.5 miles. The creek provides consistent stock water and excellent habitat for trophy whitetails, mule deer and turkeys. Trees cover about 50% of the land and there is approximately 60 acres of hay land and food plots scattered throughout the ranch.The quality custom home has 4000+ square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. The home, with its large, covered deck, is sited along a ridge overlooking the bottomland and provides an idyllic setting. There is also a comfortable 1200 square foot guest home with one bedroom and one bath. The ranch also has a 5670 square foot garage/shop completely insulated with a concrete floor and heat.The plethora of wildlife coupled with the diverse terrain and running water makes for unmatched outdoor experiences, whether fishing, hunting, hiking or horseback riding. This offering is the perfect small South Dakota ranch with Rapid Creek fishing, wildlife, and plenty of privacy and seclusion.CUSTOM HOME:Incredible high-end custom built home with 4,000 + sq. ft. living area3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath with quality throughoutVaulted ceilings with copper-type ceiling tilesCustom kitchen with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances22'x17' master suite with walk-in shower, walk-in closet and bathSpacious 720 sq. ft. great room with large open windows with remote window shades and massive corner gas fireplaceCustom hickory woodworkVideo cameras security systemOne of a kind copper front doorHigh efficiency heating & air conditioning systemCovered concrete patio area GUEST QUARTERS:Comfortable 1,200 sq. ft. on two levels1 bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen, dining area and a loftTile flooring throughout the kitchen and dining areaEnclosed glass patioKnotty pine wood throughoutRecessed lightingHidden pantry and ceiling fansPropane heatPropane rock fireplaceGARAGE/SHOP:5,670 sq. ft. garage/storage areaLocated between the main living area and guest quarters16-foot sidewallsHeated and fully insulatedExcellent lightingFull concrete flooringInlaid concrete loading and unloading dockElectrical outlets wired throughout2 overhead doors and 1 walk-in doorAccess to both living areas from the storage areaLOCATION and ACCESSThe Hamm Ranch is located off Highway 44 just 24 miles east of Rapid City. The Rapid City Regional Airport is located 8 miles east of Rapid City and only 16 miles west of the ranch. It is serviced by 4 major airlines with daily flights.LOCALERapid City is a base camp for driving in and around the Black Hills area. Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway winds in front of Mount Rushmore through the pigtail bridges of Iron Mountain Road and the granite spires of the Needles. Nemo Road runs alongside pine forests, meadows and mountain creeks and joins with Highway 385 leading to the historic mining town of Deadwood.From the four faces carved high on Mount Rushmore and the Cathedral Spires of Custer State Park to the wondrous caverns of Wind Cave, from the otherworldly Badlands in the east to Devils Tower in the west - the Black Hills are home to many truly monumental places. That's only some of what you'll find here. In the Black Hills you'll also find rich western history, abundant natural beauty and meaningful adventure.The Buffalo Gap National Grassland is one of 20 National Grasslands. For visitors that enjoy getting away from it all, Buffalo Gap National Grassland hosts an array of unique opportunities to do just that. The National Grasslands contains a surprising diversity of plants and animals and are one of the most extensive, productive ecosystems in the United States. The Buffalo Gap National Grassland is administered by the USDA and encompasses nearly 600,000 acres located in scattered tracts within southwestern South Dakota. MINERAL RIGHTSThe Sellers will convey with the property 100% of whatever mineral, oil, gas, geo-thermal, hydrocarbon and gravel rights they own, subject to reservations by previous owners. The Sellers make no representation as to the quantity or quality of any mineral or other sub-surface rights appurtenant to The Hamm Ranch.REAL ESTATE TAXESThe real estate taxes for 2020 payable in 2021 for The Hamm Ranch were approximately $6,227. OFFERING PRICE and CONDITIONS OF SALEThe Hamm Ranch, as previously described herein, is offered at US $1,790,000.00. Cash or Terms acceptable solely at the discretion of the Sellers. The conditions of sale are as follows:All offers to purchase, or letters of intent must be in writing.Earnest money deposits will be placed in escrow with First American Title Company, Rapid City, SDAll Prospective Buyers must demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Seller, absolute financial capability to purchase the Ranch prior to scheduling an inspection of the Ranch.The Seller will provide and pay for a standard owner's title insurance policy. Any endorsements requested by the Buyer or any lender will be at Buyer's expense. Title to the real property will be conveyed by a warranty deed.Buyers' Brokers are welcomed and invited to contact Jeff Garrett for information regarding Cooperation Policies.This entire Offering is subject to errors, omissions, prior sale, change or withdrawal without notice and approval of purchase by the Sellers. Information regarding land classifications, acreages, carrying capacities, crop yields, potential profits, etc., are intended only as general guidelines and have been obtained from sources deemed reliable; however, accuracy is not warranted or guaranteed by the Sellers or Hayden Outdoors. Prospective Buyers should verify all information to their sole and complete satisfaction.
$7,800,000  •  2,356 acres
Cronkhite Farm offers 2356 deeded acres of prime hunting land in Jones County, South Dakota. With more than 20 tree belts, a 7-acre lake, 9 ponds, switch grass, milo, corn, cattails, and CRP, it is a hunter's paradise. For those who enjoy fishing, the lake is filled with several species including bass, crappie, and perch. After walking the fields of South Dakota, you can experience the comforts of the owner's residence and guests can relax in the one-of-a-kind man cave and lodge. The 3948 square foot owner's residence was built new in 2013 and is beautifully appointed. It features 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and a chef's kitchen.The Guest Lodge features 6 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, full kitchen, range/microwave/oven/refrigerator, dining area, office area, common room and a back patio so you can enjoy more of the South Dakota fresh air and watch the beautiful sunrise and sunsets! The owners will also include their client list and lodge furnishings. Financial statements that reveal a profitable business are available upon signing a confidentiality statement. The conservation minded owner has planted over 400 acres of tall wheat grass in the past 2 years. The owner also plants over 200 acres of habitat food plots annually. According to the FSA, the farm includes 1385 crop acres which includes 204.7 acres CRP. The balance of the acreage is grassy draws and native prairie.The corner piece of the Cronkhite Farm hunting experience is pheasants along with the opportunity to harvest trophy white-tailed deer and waterfowl. The countryside is gentle, rolling prairie, with fields and sky as far as the eye can see. There are approximately 20 shelter belts covering 64 acres with trees. You will walk across cornfields, native grass rangeland, and millet/forage sorghum strips to flush out birds. At hunt's end, you realize that the memories of that perfect shot and the cackling call of the rising rooster will be with you for a long, long time. If action-filled hunting, comfortable lodging, an uncommon passion for the outdoors and a sound investment are what you chase, do yourself a favor and schedule a private tour of the property. Improvements:Farmhouse Owners Residence -Built new in 2013, it is 3948 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. The high-quality home also contains a spacious great room, bar area, gun room, 2 offices, wine room, large dining room, living room and covered patio.Man Cave - 28'X28' one-of-a-kind man cave overlooking the lake with a fireplace and wet bar. It was constructed using wooden grain facility originally located on the property.Guest Lodge - The Guest Lodge that can sleep 10-15 persons and features 6 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, full kitchen, range/microwave/oven/refrigerator, dining area, office area, common room, and a back patio.Dog KennelMachine shed/Garage with a Game Cleaning/Processing Room, seperate storage room, wood shop, hunting equipment room and room for 2-3 vehicles - Measures 50'X50' with a loftIncludes 8 tower blinds capable of accomodating 2 or more huntersOlder Barn - 48'X60'Curvet QuonsetNine Grain BinsLocation:Cronkhite Farm is in central South Dakota, just a little west of the Missouri River. It is in the epicenter of Dakota's great upland prairie and of the heartland's richly productive countryside. The farm is located 30 miles south of Pierre, 15 miles west of Presho, and only 4 miles southeast of Draper with easy access from I-90.Locale:Jones County, South Dakota is closely tied to the cultural geography and history of the area. Murdo is the county seat of Jones County. Jones County has picturesque landscapes where the prairie meets the sky. The vast open spaces and abundant wildlife make the area known for world-class hunting and fishing. The terrain of Jones County consists of semi-arid rolling hills, partially devoted to agriculture. The Bad River flows northeasterly through the northwest corner of the county, and the White River forms the county's southern boundary. The southern areas of the county are carved with gullies and drainages flowing to the White River. The hospitality and service-oriented people of the community continued to cater to the residents of the area. Honest, hard-working people continue to make up the core of the area's population, making the area a tremendous place to live and grow. The natural resources around Jones County, including pheasant hunting, continue to attract visitors from around the country. Taxes:The 2019 real estate taxes payable in 2020 are $10,054 annually. Mineral Rights:Any mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the sellers will transfer with the real estateFences & Boundaries:The perimeter of the property is completely fenced. The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about the location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations regarding specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.Terms:The current asking price is Seven Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($7,800,000)
$2,391,347  •  488 acres
The Cobb Ridge Ranch in Custer County, South Dakota has 488 plus-minus deeded acres and excellent big game hunting with plenty of privacy and room for your horses or other animals. It is just 25 miles from Rapid City, the gateway to the Black Hills. The ranch has outstanding views into Custer State Park to the west. The Custer State Park Game Lodge is only 8 miles away by vehicle and the park airport is only 4 1/2 miles away. The property is both secluded and easily accessible year around via a graveled county road. About thirty percent of the ranch is comprised of gently rolling pastures and meadows, with the remainder in Black Hills spruce, ponderosa pine, birch, aspen, and oak--excellent habitat for the large elk, deer and wild turkey that abound here. A pond provides necessary water for livestock and big game. This ranch has not been overgrazed and has been well managed. Elevations range from 3515 feet on the bottom to 3900 feet at the top of Cobb Ridge. The Ranch presents the discerning buyer with distinct opportunities in one of the most sought-after areas in the region. Location: The Cobb Ridge Ranch is located South and West of Hermosa, South Dakota. Go south of Hermosa, South Dakota for 7 miles on Highway 79, then turn west on Cobb Road for 2.5 miles. The ranch is on the north side of the road. Locale: Custer State Park is famous for its bison herds, other wildlife, scenic drives, historic sites, visitor centers, fishing lakes, resorts, campgrounds and interpretive programs. In fact, it was named as one of the World's Top Ten Wildlife Destinations for the array of wildlife within the park's borders and for the unbelievable access visitors have to them. One of the nation's largest state parks, just 15 miles from the city of Custer, South Dakota's premier State Park comprises 71,000 acres. Custer State Park has been home to diverse cultural heritages for thousands of years and has provided an array of scenic beauty and outdoor recreation for visitors since the early 1900s. Recreation: The Cobb Ranch offers endless recreational possibilities for the outdoor enthusiast, both on the property and in nearby Custer Sate Park. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and fishing in the summer combine with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter to create the perfect year-round retreat. Wildlife:The ranch consists of several environments which support a very diverse collection of wildlife. The riparian corridor offers habitat for mule deer, elk, antelope, mountain lion and numerous other birds and smaller mammals. Mineral Rights:All mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the seller will transfer with the real estate. Sellers make no representation regarding what mineral rights they presently own. Fences & Boundaries: The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.
$778,000  •  133 acres
The Deer Valley Ranch in Custer County, South Dakota has 122 plus-minus deeded acres and would make an excellent building site with plenty of privacy and room for your horses or other animals. It is just 25 miles from Rapid City, the gateway to the Black Hills. The ranch has outstanding views into Custer State Park to the west. The Custer State Park Game Lodge is only 8 miles away by vehicle and the park airport is only 4 1/2 miles away. The property is both secluded and easily accessible year around via a graveled county road. About fifty percent of the ranch is comprised of gently rolling pastures and meadows, with the remainder in Black Hills spruce, ponderosa pine, birch, aspen, and oak--excellent habitat for the large elk, deer and wild turkey that abound here. A pond provides necessary water for livestock and big game. This ranch has not been overgrazed and has been well managed. Elevations range from 3550 feet on the bottom to 3850 feet at the top of the ridge. The Deer Valley Ranch presents the discerning buyer with distinct opportunities in one of the most sought-after areas in the region. Location: The Deer Valley Ranch is located South and West of Hermosa, South Dakota. Go south of Hermosa, South Dakota for 7 miles on Highway 79, then turn west on Cobb Road for 2.5 miles. The ranch is on the south side of the road. Locale: Custer State Park is famous for its bison herds, other wildlife, scenic drives, historic sites, visitor centers, fishing lakes, resorts, campgrounds and interpretive programs. In fact, it was named as one of the World's Top Ten Wildlife Destinations for the array of wildlife within the park's borders and for the unbelievable access visitors have to them. One of the nation's largest state parks, just 15 miles from the city of Custer, South Dakota's premier State Park comprises 71,000 acres. Custer State Park has been home to diverse cultural heritages for thousands of years and has provided an array of scenic beauty and outdoor recreation for visitors since the early 1900s. Recreation: The Deer Valley Ranch offers endless recreational possibilities for the outdoor enthusiast, both on the property and in nearby Custer Sate Park. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and fishing in the summer combine with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter to create the perfect year-round retreat. Wildlife:The ranch consists of several environments which support a very diverse collection of wildlife. The riparian corridor offers habitat for mule deer, elk, antelope, mountain lion and numerous other birds and smaller mammals. Mule deer and pronghorn antelope browse the creek bottoms and forage the native grasses. Mineral Rights:All mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the seller will transfer with the real estate. Sellers make no representation regarding what mineral rights they presently own. Fences & Boundaries: The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.
$1,085,700  •  385 acres
The Timber Ridge Ranch in Custer County, South Dakota has 385 plus-minus deeded acres and excellent big game hunting, all just 30 miles from Rapid City, the gateway to the Black Hills. The ranch has unmatched views into Custer State Park to the west. The Custer State Park Game Lodge is only 7 miles away by vehicle and the park airport is only 2 miles away. The property is both secluded and easily accessible year around via a graveled county road. About ninety percent of the ranch is comprised of gently rolling pastures and meadows, with the remainder in Black Hills spruce, ponderosa pine, birch, aspen, and oak--excellent habitat for the large elk, deer, mountain lion and wild turkey that abound here. A well and ponds provide necessary water for livestock and big game. This ranch has not been overgrazed and has been well managed. Elevations range from 3750 feet on the bottom to 4000 feet at the top of the ridge. The Timber Ridge Ranch presents the discerning buyer with distinct opportunities in one of the most sought-after areas in the region.Location: The Timber Ridge Ranch is located South and West of Hermosa, South Dakota. Go south of Hermosa, South Dakota for 7 miles on Highway 79, then turn west on Cobb Road for 4 miles. The ranch is on the south side of the road. Locale: Custer State Park is famous for its bison herds, other wildlife, scenic drives, historic sites, visitor centers, fishing lakes, resorts, campgrounds and interpretive programs. In fact, it was named as one of the World's Top Ten Wildlife Destinations for the array of wildlife within the park's borders and for the unbelievable access visitors have to them. One of the nation's largest state parks, just 15 miles from the city of Custer, South Dakota's premier State Park comprises 71,000 acres. Custer State Park has been home to diverse cultural heritages for thousands of years and has provided an array of scenic beauty and outdoor recreation for visitors since the early 1900s. Recreation: The Timber Ridge Ranch offers endless recreational possibilities for the outdoor enthusiast, both on the property and in nearby Custer Sate Park. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and fishing in the summer combine with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter to create the perfect year-round retreat. Wildlife:The ranch consists of several environments which support a very diverse collection of wildlife. The riparian corridor offers habitat for mule deer, elk, antelope, mountain lion and numerous other birds and smaller mammals. Mule deer and pronghorn antelope browse the creek bottoms and forage the native grasses. During the fall and into the winter months, herds of elk can be found residing on the ranch for multiple days at a time. Mineral Rights:All mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the seller will transfer with the real estate. Sellers make no representation regarding what mineral rights they presently own. Fences & Boundaries: The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.
$3,254,400  •  680 acres
Seldom do you have an opportunity to purchase land bordering Custer State Park. The Park View Ranch in Custer County, South Dakota has 680 plus-minus deeded acres and excellent big game hunting, all just 30 miles from Rapid City, the gateway to the Black Hills. The ranch adjoins Custer State Park on the entire western border. The Custer State Park Game Lodge is only 2 miles away and the airport is only 1 mile away. The property is both secluded and easily accessible year around via a graveled county road. About one third of the ranch is comprised of gently rolling pastures and meadows, with the remainder in Black Hills spruce, ponderosa pine, birch, aspen, and oak--excellent habitat for the large elk, deer, mountain lion and wild turkey that abound here. A well, multiple ponds and seasonal creeks provide necessary water for livestock and big game. Improvements are minimal and includes livestock shelter. This ranch has not been overgrazed and has been well managed. Elevations range from 3700 feet on the creek bottom to 4000 feet at the top of the ridge. The Park View Ranch presents the discerning buyer with distinct opportunities in one of the most sought-after areas in the region. Location: The Park View Ranch is located South and West of Hermosa, South Dakota. Go south of Hermosa, South Dakota for 7 miles on Highway 79, then turn west on Cobb Road for 5 miles. The ranch is on the west side of the road. Locale: Custer State Park is famous for its bison herds, other wildlife, scenic drives, historic sites, visitor centers, fishing lakes, resorts, campgrounds and interpretive programs. In fact, it was named as one of the World's Top Ten Wildlife Destinations for the array of wildlife within the park's borders and for the unbelievable access visitors have to them. One of the nation's largest state parks, just 15 miles from the city of Custer, South Dakota's premier State Park comprises 71,000 acres. Custer State Park has been home to diverse cultural heritages for thousands of years and has provided an array of scenic beauty and outdoor recreation for visitors since the early 1900s. Recreation: The Park View Ranch offers endless recreational possibilities for the outdoor enthusiast, both on the property and in nearby Custer Sate Park. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and fishing in the summer combine with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter to create the perfect year-round retreat. Wildlife:The ranch consists of several environments which support a very diverse collection of wildlife. The riparian corridor offers habitat for mule deer, elk, antelope, mountain lion and numerous other birds and smaller mammals. Mule deer and pronghorn antelope browse the creek bottoms and forage the native grasses. During the fall and into the winter months, herds of elk can be found residing on the ranch for multiple days at a time. Mineral Rights:All mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the seller will transfer with the real estate. Sellers make no representation regarding what mineral rights they presently own. Fences & Boundaries: The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.
$1,980,806  •  459 acres
The Elk Basin Ranch in Custer County, South Dakota has 459 plus-minus deeded acres and excellent big game hunting, all just 27 miles from Rapid City, the gateway to the Black Hills. The ranch boasts spectacular views of Custer State Park located only 1 1/4 miles to the west. The Custer State Park Airport is only 2 miles away. The property is both secluded and easily accessible year around via a graveled county road. About half of the ranch is comprised of gently rolling pastures and meadows, with the remainder in Black Hills spruce, ponderosa pine, birch, aspen, and oak--excellent habitat for the large elk, deer, mountain lion and wild turkey that abound here. Ponds provide necessary water for livestock and big game. Improvements are functional and include working corrals, loading chute and livestock shelter. There are 24 acres of alfalfa/hay fields on the south side of Dry Creek which runs through the middle of the ranch. This ranch has not been overgrazed and has been well managed. Elevations range from 3700 feet on the creek bottom to 3935 feet at the top of the ridge. The Elk Basin Ranch presents the discerning buyer with distinct opportunities in one of the most sought-after areas in the region. Location: The Elk Basin Ranch is located south and West of Hermosa, South Dakota. Go south of Hermosa, South Dakota for 7 miles on Highway 79, then turn west on Cobb Road for 5 miles then 1.5 miles south. Ranch is on the east side of the road. Locale: Custer State Park is famous for its bison herds, other wildlife, scenic drives, historic sites, visitor centers, fishing lakes, resorts, campgrounds and interpretive programs. In fact, it was named as one of the World's Top Ten Wildlife Destinations for the array of wildlife within the park's borders and for the unbelievable access visitors have to them. One of the nation's largest state parks, just 15 miles from the city of Custer, South Dakota's premier State Park comprises 71,000 acres. Custer State Park has been home to diverse cultural heritages for thousands of years and has provided an array of scenic beauty and outdoor recreation for visitors since the early 1900s. Recreation: The Elk Basin Ranch offers endless recreational possibilities for the outdoor enthusiast, both on the property and in nearby Custer Sate Park. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and fishing in the summer combine with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter to create the perfect year-round retreat. Wildlife:The ranch consists of several environments which support a very diverse collection of wildlife. The riparian corridor offers habitat for mule deer, elk, antelope, mountain lion and numerous other birds and smaller mammals. Mule deer and pronghorn antelope browse the creek bottoms and forage the native grasses. During the fall and into the winter months, herds of elk can be found residing on the ranch for multiple days at a time. Mineral Rights:All mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the seller will transfer with the real estate. Sellers make no representation regarding what mineral rights they presently own. Fences & Boundaries: The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.
$1,732,800  •  760 acres
The Dry Creek Ranch in Custer County, South Dakota has 760 plus-minus deeded acres and excellent big game hunting, all just 27 miles from Rapid City, the gateway to the Black Hills. The ranch boasts spectacular views of Custer State Park to the west. The property is both secluded and easily accessible year around via a graveled county road that is only 1 1/2 miles off Highway 79. Two wells and multiple ponds provide necessary water for livestock and big game. Improvements are functional and include working corrals, loading chute and livestock shelter. All the perimeter is fenced. There is a 64-acre alfalfa field on the north side of Dry Creek which runs through the middle of the ranch. This ranch has not been overgrazed and has been well managed. The Dry Creek Ranch presents the discerning buyer with distinct opportunities in one of the most sought-after areas in the region. Location: The Dry Creek Ranch is located south and West of Hermosa, South Dakota. Go south of Hermosa, South Dakota for 9 miles on Highway 79, then turn west on Dry Creek Road for 1 1/2 miles. Ranch is on the south side of the road. Locale: Custer State Park is famous for its bison herds, other wildlife, scenic drives, historic sites, visitor centers, fishing lakes, resorts, campgrounds and interpretive programs. In fact, it was named as one of the World's Top Ten Wildlife Destinations for the array of wildlife within the park's borders and for the unbelievable access visitors have to them. One of the nation's largest state parks, just 15 miles from the city of Custer, South Dakota's premier State Park comprises 71,000 acres. Custer State Park has been home to diverse cultural heritages for thousands of years and has provided an array of scenic beauty and outdoor recreation for visitors since the early 1900s. Recreation: The Dry Creek Ranch offers endless recreational possibilities for the outdoor enthusiast, both on the property and in nearby Custer Sate Park. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and fishing in the summer combine with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter to create the perfect year-round retreat. Wildlife:The ranch consists of several environments which support a very diverse collection of wildlife. Mule deer and pronghorn antelope browse the creek bottoms and forage the native grasses. Mineral Rights:All mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the seller will transfer with the real estate. Sellers make no representation regarding what mineral rights they presently own. Fences & Boundaries: The perimeter of the property is completely fenced. The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.
$15,541,422  •  3,670 acres
The Rafter R Ranch in Custer County, South Dakota has 3,670 plus-minus deeded acres and excellent big game hunting, all just 27 miles from Rapid City, the gateway to the Black Hills. The ranch boasts spectacular views. Custer State Park forms the western border and is only about 2 miles from the Wildlife Loop, Park Airport and Custer Park Game Lodge. About two-thirds of the ranch is comprised of gently rolling pastures and meadows, with the remainder in Black Hills spruce, ponderosa pine, birch, aspen, and oak--excellent habitat for the large elk, deer, mountain lion and wild turkey that abound here. The fabulous home was built in 2000 and has 4125 square feet of finished living space. The gourmet kitchen is a cooks dream. The home is timber framed and and the exterior is mostly rock and glass. There is an attache underground 2198 square foot garage and over 6000 square feet of paver patio.There is also a rock barn and a 1200 square foot guest house with 2 bedrooms and a full bath. The property is both secluded and easily accessible year around via a graveled county road. Multiple wells and ponds provide necessary water for livestock and big game. Improvements are functional and include working corrals. Most of the perimeter and some pastures are fenced. There is no conservation easement on the property. Three thousand-plus acres is considered a large holding in The Black Hills, and rarely does one of this size become available so close to Rapid City and Custer State Park without a conservation easement. The Rafter R Ranch presents the discerning buyer with distinct opportunities in one of the most sought-after areas in the region. The owner will also consider selling parcels. Location: The Rafter R Ranch is located south and West of Hermosa, South Dakota. Go south of Hermosa, South Dakota for 7 miles on Highway 79, then turn west on Cobb Road for 1 mile. Locale: Custer State Park is famous for its bison herds, other wildlife, scenic drives, historic sites, visitor centers, fishing lakes, resorts, campgrounds and interpretive programs. In fact, it was named as one of the World's Top Ten Wildlife Destinations for the array of wildlife within the park's borders and for the unbelievable access visitors have to them. One of the nation's largest state parks, just 15 miles from the city of Custer, South Dakota's premier State Park comprises 71,000 acres. Custer State Park has been home to diverse cultural heritages for thousands of years and has provided an array of scenic beauty and outdoor recreation for visitors since the early 1900s. Recreation: The Rafter R Ranch offers endless recreational possibilities for the outdoor enthusiast, both on the property and in the adjacent Custer Sate Park. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and fishing in the summer combine with snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter to create the perfect year-round retreat. Wildlife:The ranch consists of several environments which support a very diverse collection of wildlife. The riparian corridor offers habitat for mule deer, elk, antelope, mountain lion and numerous other birds and smaller mammals. Mule deer and pronghorn antelope browse the creek bottoms and forage the native grasses. During the fall and into the winter months, herds of elk can be found residing on the ranch for multiple days at a time. Mineral Rights: All mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the seller will transfer with the real estate. Sellers make no representation regarding what mineral rights they presently own. Taxes: The 2017 real estate taxes payable in 2018 are $4847 annually. Fences & Boundaries: The perimeter of the property is completely fenced. The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist.Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed. Broker Comments: There are a few destination locations in the region where it is becoming increasingly challenging to find and acquire large acreage recreational properties. Rapid City and the surrounding area is an example of this. With its proximity to Rapid City, Rafter R Ranch represents an opportunity to purchase a substantial holding. The land is exceptionally scenic and very private, while adjacent to a state park and vast amounts of wilderness to access. The property is minimally improved, there are numerous choice building sites, and the land is not encumbered with a conservation easement.
$750,000  •  160 acres
The Cottonwood Creek Farm located north of Sturgis, South Dakota, consists of 160 deeded acres and a superbly maintained headquarters. The 3-bedroom, 2 bath home with 1848 square feet and attached garage is perfectly matched to a full set of outbuildings. The land is diversified with 89 acres irrigated farmland and 71 acres of pasture/hayland, some of which could be irrigated. The nice home and outbuildings have views of the Black Hills and Bear Butte. The property also has Cottonwood Creek that runs all summer, 2 stocked ponds and rural water.Cottonwood Creek has it all, live water, nice home, good improvements, irrigation, pasture and all just one mile off of a paved road.LOCATION:The Cottonwood Creek Farm is located approximately 17 miles north of Sturgis, SD. To reach the farm, go 3.5 miles east of Sturgis on Highway 34, turn north on Highway 79 for 12.5 miles, then west 1 mile on 194th.ACREAGE:The Cottonwood Creek Farm consists of approximately 160 deeded acres. There is 89.2 acres of irrigated land utilizing the Belle Fourche Irrigation District. There is 55.2 acres irrigated by center pivot with the balance flood irrigated. It is all rated Class 3.The irrigation charges for 2020 was $2,195.50.There is also 71 acres that is currently grazing or hay land. It is watered by 2 dams, a water hydrant and tank, and Cottonwood Creek that runs all summer long. The dams can be filled with the irrigation water and 26 acres of the pasture can be irrigated with wasted irrigation water for free.The center pivot is a 2016 Reinke 5 tower with a 40 HP diesel motor. All irrigation equipment including gated pipe, pumps, motors, and diesel tank.IMPROVEMENTS:The farm has a nice set of improvements as follows:1994 Centennial home with 1848 square feet measuring 28'X60" on a permanent foundation. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. It is total electric with 6" insulation in walls, steel siding and roof, Coleman heat and air conditioner. A 14'X14' deck was constructed on a 16'X18' cement pad with benches in 1999.24'x32' attached garage built in 2007. Two car East and West overhead doors, 2 walk-in doors, cement floor and asphalt driveway.14'X12' attached porch/mudroom on cement pad and wood floor built in 1996.48'X20' Machine Shed with partial cement floor.56'X15" Storage Building/Shed with toilet, iron racks, cement pad and work bench.16'X10' Garden Shed with plywood floor, double doors, cement driveway, work bench and shelves.14'X8' Lawnmower Building with plywood floor.16'X11' Storage building12'X8' Pumphouse with cement floor, water hydrant, shower room, outside sink and car wash hook up.44'X16' Livestock Building with metal roof and sides, head catch and metal gate closers and working pens.Water is supplied by Butte/Meade Rural Water System with a livestock water hydrant and a 7'X3' fiberglass tank.Mature cedar trees and vinyl fence around the improvements.WILDLIFE:The property has good habitat for white-tailed deer. The 2 ponds are stocked with fish: one with bass and the other with catfish.FENCES & BOUNDARY LINES:The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property.Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist.Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.TAXES:The annual real estate taxes for 2019 and payable in 2020 are $1913.PRICE:The listing price of this property is $750,000 (seven hundred fifty thousand dollars).
$1,490,000  •  225.44 acres
Bull Flats Ranch is a prime destination for adventure seekers and those looking for their next great investment in the solitude of the Black Hills of South Dakota. Nearly 100% of the property boundary is shared with federal lands managed by the Black Hills National Forest. This property consists of two homesteads totaling 225.44 acres with a unique metes and bounds property description. The adjacent public lands add to the property's scenery and solitude and give it convenient back-door access to tens of thousands of acres in the surrounding forest service lands. The elevation on the property is approximately 5500 feet.Bull Flats Ranch offers the best of South Dakota recreation as well as an opportune investment. It is located just 11 miles west from Custer, South Dakota. Bull Flats Ranch offers endless possibilities for the buyer seeking a wise investment or a beautiful place to call home with its stunning views and rich history.Location:From downtown Custer, travel west of Custer 9 miles to Pass Creek Road. Turn left and follow Pass Creek Road approximately 2.5 miles to 255th Street. Property is on the west side of Pass Creek Road. Legal Description:HES #354 located in Sections 5 & 8, Township 4 South, Range 3 East, and Balance of HES #355 located in Sections 8 & 9, Township 4 South, Range 3 East, BHM, Custer County, South Dakota (225.44 ac +/-)Recreation:With several national icons nestled among the pines of the Black Hills National Forest, this Island in the Plains serves as the backdrop for these symbols of America. From hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing, the Black Hills National Forest offers recreation activities for all ages and interests. Specialized campgrounds, accessible recreation opportunities and a system of trails connecting communities, showcase the Black Hills National Forest that provides user friendly access to year-round family activities. Together, the attractive features of the Black Hills National Forest, Custer State Park, and area National Parks, Memorials, and Monuments are the foundation for the local recreation economies. Amid the splendid scenery of the Black Hills National Forest are 11 reservoirs, 30 campgrounds, 26 picnic areas, 2 scenic byways, 1,300 miles of streams, 13,000 acres of wilderness, 353 miles of trails, and much more.A herd of 1,300 bison roams freely throughout Custer State Park, often stopping traffic along the 18-mile Wildlife Loop Road. Besides bison, the park is home to wildlife such as pronghorn antelope, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, wild turkeys, and a band of friendly burros.Wildlife & Fishing:Wildlife viewing and hunting both on and around the property serve as another attraction of Bull Flats Ranch. The area is home to elk and white-tailed deer, turkey as well as mountain lion and a variety of common birds and smaller animals. White-tailed deer are plentiful on the property throughout the year and elk typically move onto the ranch in the fall and winter.During the summer season, trout fishing is perhaps one of the most popular recreational activities in Custer State Park. The park offers four mountainous lakes worth exploring in this regard. Center Lake, Legion Lake, Stockade Lake, and Sylvan Lake comprise about 182 acres of crystal blue water and offer habitat for several species of fish.Mineral Rights:Any mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the sellers will transfer with the real estate. Seller makes no representations or warranty about the actual mineral interests held by the seller. All prospective Buyers will be responsible to have an independent mineral right search performed to determine the extent of mineral ownership.Taxes:The 2019 real estate taxes payable in 2020 are $1122.66 annually.Fences & Boundaries:The perimeter of the property is fenced. The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an "as is" condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.Broker Comments:Bull Flats Ranch stands out as a very compelling property, offering an idyllic setting, outstanding wildlife viewing and hunting and a remarkably private location, yet one that is easily accessed. It is rare to find such a property equally suitable for a private retreat or an outstanding investment/development.
$3,500,000  •  29.58 acres
SUMMARY:Mystic Hills Hideaway is a prime destination for adventure seekers and those looking for their next great get away in the solitude of the Black Hills. You now have an opportunity to invest in this profitable business. Mystic Hills Hideaway is 29.58 acres offering the best of South Dakota recreation as well as an opportune investment. It offers endless possibilities for the buyer seeking a wise investment or a beautiful place to call home with its stunning views and rich history. Mystic Hills Hideaway is a premier off-highway vehicle and snowmobile destination resort featuring 14 cabins and rental units, 70 full hookup sites (sewer, water, and 30/50 amp electric) including big rig campsites capable of accommodating toy haulers and large RVs and camping spots reserved for summer-long campers. In addition, the facilities include a signiture 3072 square foot lodge with a fireplace, a full menu restaurant, a shower house, playground, shop, storage building and rental building. The adjacent Black Hills Forest public lands add to the property's scenery and solitude. This also gives it convenient back-door access to tens of thousands of acres. Mystic Hills Hideaway maintains a large fleet of ATVs, UTVs and snowmobiles including Yamaha 4-wheelers, Yamaha X2 side-by-sides, Yamaha 3 seaters, Yamaha X4 4-seaters, and Kawasaki 5-seaters. Please contact the listing agent for a complete inventory of ATVs, UTVs and snowmobiles included in the sale. Two campers used as rentals are also included in the sale. Financial statements are available with a signed Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Statement.Buildings:Lodge: The main floor is 70'X32' and has a full restaurant/bar, gift shop and check-in/office area. The second floor is 24'X32' and includes 2 rental units. Each unit offers a full-sized kitchen including standard fridge and oven/stove. Each can comfortably sleep up to 8 people with four queen beds (all located in one large room together - not separate bedrooms). The lodge rooms offer TV with basic cable, a couch, dining table and chairs, and a bathroom. Linens and towels are provided. Cookware and utensils are provided. Outdoor access to a large 2nd story deck with gas grill and a shared ground-level fire ring.Shower HouseRental Building with Tree House: The tree house is located on the 2nd floor. It is one room with two queen beds and a queen pull out sofa sleeper, a small kitchen, dining table, bathroom, and air conditioning. The outdoor deck features a tree growing through the center of it along with outdoor seating, and on the ground level, a charcoal grill, picnic table, and fire ring.Shop: 40'X60' with concrete floor and fully insulated with propane heat.Storage Building: 40'X100' built new in 2018Cabins: Each unit has an outdoor charcoal grill, a picnic table, and fire ring. Each kitchen is stocked with basic cookware, dishes, silverware, and utensils in addition to a dorm-size refrigerator, microwave, electric skillet, hot plate, toaster, and coffee maker (coffee included). All have air conditioning. (3) 1344 square foot duplex cabins. Each side of the cabin rents individually but is a good option for larger groups wanting both sides of the same cabin or for guests wanting separate bedrooms. It has an adjoining wall with a door on both sides that can be opened or closed/locked. is well appointed to accommodate four people comfortably but can sleep a maximum of six guests with two queen beds and a queen-size pull-out sofa sleeper all located in one cozy room together (1) 1200 square foot is the largest cabin, loft-style, has three queen beds and a queen-size sofa sleeper. It sleeps a maximum of 8 guests and has one bathroom, a dining area, AC, kitchenette, TV with basic cable, and an outdoor 6- person hot tub. It's nestled at the end of the row of cabins with views of the forest and the campground. (2) 808 square feet stand alone cabins They have the same layout and sleeping arrangements as the other cabins. Cabin 6 is considered handicap accessible and has a larger shower stall. Location:Mystic Hills Hideaway is uniquely situated in the Black Hills National Forest 3/4 of a mile off highway 385 providing a quiet, traffic-free experience. They are perfectly situated on Custer Peak Road with immediate access to the ATV and Snowmobile trails right from their backyard. Enjoy a meal at the Lodge and ride off into the wilderness for a full day of adventure. Recreation:From hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing, the Black Hills National Forest offers recreation activities for all ages, stages and interests. Specialized campgrounds, accessible recreation opportunities and a system of trails connecting communities, showcase the Black Hills National Forest that provides user friendly access to year-round family activities. Together, the attractive features of the Black Hills National Forest, Custer State Park, and area National Parks, Memorials, and Monuments are the foundation for the local recreation economies. Amid the splendid scenery of the Black Hills National Forest are 11 reservoirs, 30 campgrounds, 26 picnic areas, 2 scenic byways, 1,300 miles of streams, 13,000 acres of wilderness, 353 miles of trails, and much more. The Black Hills National Forest covers more than 1.2 million acres in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming, with activities for just about anyone who likes to spend time outdoors. Known as an "Island in the Plains," the hills rise out of the prairie creating a variety of terrain for activities ranging from mountain biking to rock climbing to hiking. Off-road enthusiasts will love exploring more than 600 miles of ATV trails throughout the forest that weave through canyons and gulches, across plains, and past amazing rock formations.Snowmobiling has really come of age in the Black Hills with the development of a 350-mile network of marked, mapped and groomed snowmobile trails. The trails lead up through deep canyons, weave through the pine forests and ascend to summit lookouts. The trails also open onto huge, untracked meadows and play areas where the powder-floating is superb! Full-time staff grooms the trails every night. The good word about quality riding spreads quickly among snowmobilers. The Black Hills Snowmobile Trail system ranks in the top ten places to ride in North America, according to editions of SnoWest magazine and SuperTrax International. The system gained special recognition for grooming, signage, maps and services. Mineral Rights:Any mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the sellers will transfer with the real estate. Seller makes no representations or warranty about the actual mineral interests held by the seller. All prospective Buyers will be responsible to have an independent mineral right search performed to determine the extent of mineral ownership. Taxes:The 2018 real estate taxes payable in 2019 are $11,445 annually.
Hayden Outdoors

Jeff Garrett
615 Camp Comfort Road
Spearfish, SD 57783

Mobile: 605-641-0574