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$435,000  •  72 acres
The Flying Horse Shoe consist of 72 acres of irrigated farm land at the intersection of Harris Bridge and Indian Ridge roads in Fremont County. Located in the Midvale Irrigation District and fronting 5 mile creek on the North boundary, the home and farm are well established  with productive hay ground and nicely landscaped yard with large mature trees. The improvements are all newer and well maintained.  The home is very nice with modern upgrades and the yard has mature trees with underground sprinkler system.  Original homestead is well preserved and used for storage.  A pole barn with lights and 3 stalls adjoins pipe corrals with 4 pens and loading alley and chute.  Watered with automatic heated water tank connected to domestic well on site and connected to small pasture.  The shop is a 40X60 Quonset with concrete floor, 110 and 220 wiring and 14’ automatic door.  The home has a 4000 gallon cistern for domestic water use and is very nicely upgraded and carefully maintained as are all the improvements. Annual rent for surface use provides income from area gas wells.  This property is ready to go and would work excellent as a base for a larger ranch or stand alone family farm and livestock operation. A well balanced  farm and livestock opportunity for a family operation, or a base for a larger livestock operation.
$299,000  •  80 acres
A rare 80 acre parcel with a cabin located in Hot Springs County Wyoming, just inside the Shoshone National Forest.  Situated at the intersection of County Road 36 and Shoshone National Forest Road 214, this is one of the only small parcel properties along the extreme eastern section of the Shoshone Forest.  Surrounded by Federal, State, and large private ranch holdings, this property has only been available a few times in its over 100 year history.  Situated at an elevation of approximately 8200 feet, it is ideal for a hunting camp or summer getaways into the beautiful Shoshone National Forest. Twin Lakes are located just outside the property boundary on the Forest, and multiple trail heads into the surrounding Absaroka Mountains and Washakie Wilderness are within a mile or two of the property.  From the property you can access one of the largest stretches of undisturbed wild lands left in the lower 48. Stepping out the back gate you can ride to Montana or Idaho without crossing private land, all in the spectacular Yellowstone ecosystem. Practically all the species of game that call the Greater Yellowstone their home frequent the property. It is in elk unit 64, and along the boundary of unit 63, two units that are some of the most sought after trophy elk units in the state. Unit 119 for deer, unit 83 antelope, and the most coveted mountain sheep unit in the state, area 5, provides the ideal location for the avid sportsman. The comfortable 32x20 sq ft log cabin and 12x10 bunkhouse are well maintained and set up to use power supplied by a generator. From the front deck you can take in the outstanding views of the headwaters of Grass Creek.  There is a shallow well and several springs located on the property, along with 2 metal storage buildings and a pipe corral for your horses. This is a seldom had opportunity to own a beautiful and unique 80 acre parcel and cabin in a practically undisturbed area of the Rocky Mountains. Make an investment sure to continue to appreciate while enjoying the magnificent scenery and adventures of the area.
$1,490,000  •  645 acres
The Beaver Creek Ranch is located on Beaver Creek in Shell Wyoming, at the base of the western slope of the Big Horn Mountains, one of the west’s most spectacular back drops.  With an elevation of about 4200 feet, the dramatic accent of the Big Horns, just a few miles east, rise abruptly to Cloud Peak at just over 13,000 feet. There are literally thousands of acres of some of the nation’s most pristine and scenic National Forest and public lands right through the gate of the Ranch.   Lying on the lower reach of Beaver Creek as it winds its way through the ranch to Shell Creek, the productive hay meadows have the benefit of a perfect climate to raise some of the country’s finest alfalfa hay. Approximately 1+ mile of Beaver Creek travels through the 140+ acres of meadows on the ranch and feed the reservoirs that supply irrigation to the pivots, gated pipe, and wheel lines that the systems utilizes. The high bench above the meadows allows the utilization of the remainder of the deeded lands and a contiguous 350+ acre B.L.M. permit for grazing.   The 2900 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath ranch style home sits in the shade of huge mature cottonwoods on the bank of Beaver Creek. Finding a better site to live anywhere in the west would be a tall order. A bunkhouse, tack house and Quonset style shed as well as storage and equipment sheds provide adequate room for quests and equipment. The corrals were designed with the horseman in mind and are equipped with frost free waterers and loafing sheds.  Access to the ranch is via Highway 14, about 15 miles east of Greybull Wyoming. Greybull is a town of approximately 1800 people lying on the banks of the Big Horn River. This small ranching town offers some great amenities including a quality school system and hospital.   The wildlife in the area includes nearly all the species of big game and birds that call Wyoming home. On the ranch and in the lands surrounding it, wildlife enthusiasts will hunt, photograph, or view them, in some of the dramatic landscapes in the world. If it’s fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback riding, or just viewing the countryside, Beaver Creek Ranch offers you the opportunity to enjoy the best there is in the west. 
$4,300,000  •  3,400 acres
This scenic northeast Wyoming ranch is located in the foothills of the Wyoming Black Hills. Located approximately 8 miles up the creek from highway 16, and 10 miles north west from Newcastle. Sitting along an all weather, county maintained road, the ranch has quality improvements with many recent upgrades. A newly upgraded 4 bedroom 2 bath,split level home, new 100x225 indoor riding arena, well maintained equipment sheds, out buildings, and barns, provide all the necessary improvements for operating a thriving ranching operation. Corrals and facilities for handling cattle are first class, pipe and continuous fence, built to efficiently handle livestock on the operation. Known for producing high quality forage,and located in close proximity to several large regional cattle markets, this ranch lacks nothing when it comes to the production of beef cattle. Ponderosa Pine covered hills and draws with abundant water and grass has made this decades old cattle ranch a haven for elk and mule deer.  Hay meadows wind through timbered hills and high bluffs providing winter feed for cattle and great forage to the wildlife that live on the ranch. Oil Creek meanders its way through the valley that winds past the ranch headquarters. Trophy quality bull elk are taken annually on the ranch. Deer are abundant, both mule deer and whitetail, and turkey, quail and a variety of upland birds populate the area. Wildlife habitat was enhanced in a recent fire that opened up a large area for grass production while maintaining lots of timber and brush for ample cover for the resident herds that occupy the ranch. Water for the ranch base and the 13 pastures is sourced at a 2900 feet deep high capacity Madison Formation well on the ranch. Pumped to a divide on the ranch and gravity fed to all points from there, this well designed system delivers an abundance of the best water available anywhere.  Oil Creek and several springs located around the ranch also provide ample water for the benefit of livestock and wildlife. Oil Creek Ranch consists of over 2900+ deeded acres and approximately 3400+ acres  in total including the state of Wyoming leases, and is located within a tightly held area of large blocked ranches. The buyer who seeks a viable ranching operation along with a second to none recreational property can maximize both lifestyle and investment opportunity with this classic western ranch in the heart of Black Hills country.
$995,000  •  208 acres
This very productive 208+  acre farm is located along the edge of the city of Riverton in Fremont County Wyoming. Located in the Wind River Valley in central Wyoming and surrounded by the Wind River Mountains, the valley is watered by snow melt from the high mountain peaks which is the source of the scenic Wind River. Ample water for the thousands of acres of farmland in the county have made it into one of Wyoming’s most sought after locations for highly productive, quality farms. Warm, dry summers make this area one of the premium hay production areas in the country. It is nationally recognized for producing some of the nation’s finest quality alfalfa hay. Livestock producers from around the state bring cattle to the area to take advantage of the winter aftermath and hay produced in the area. One of the largest regional livestock markets in the west is located just 4 miles away in Riverton.  Riverton ,Wyoming has a population of approximately 11,000 people and has a thriving economy made up of agriculture, energy, and manufacturing enterprises. Highly rated schools, large retail outlets, and a regional airport make this small city a regional center for the surrounding area. Located on route to nearby Yellowstone Park and Jackson Hole, it is a popular destination for hunters, fisherman, and outdoor enthusiasts. The farm’s east boundary fronts Wyoming Highway 789 just north of Riverton. The city limits are adjacent to, and across the highway from the farm, and livestock supply and implement dealers border it. Growth over the years has brought development to the farm’s boundary. Future development of the surrounding area is progressing and  and the farm lies in the path of the limited areas for growth. With infrastructure now within close proximity to.the property, the likelihood of development is certainly a consideration for future use. Currently producing beans, sugar beets, alfalfa, and pasture under side roll sprinkler and flood irrigation. Water is supplied  by the LeClair and Riverton Irrigation Districts. Extensive leveling and concrete ditch allows efficient use of flood irrigation on 113+ acres of the farm, currently in beans and sugar beets. A solar powered, gravity fed sprinkler system provides a cost effective and labor saving use of the of the remaining 95 acres of alfalfa, currently in the 2nd year of production. Approximately 18+ acres of pasture and grass hay above the canal is sub and sprinkler irrigated. There is power, a well, and small storage building on the property. An access road off the highway runs the length of the North border, as well as an additional highway access road in the center of the property. The Riverton Irrigation System canal bisects the farm and provides water for approximately 95 acres below the canal. The water for the remaining acreage is sourced about ¼ mile above the farm off the LeClair Irrigation canal. It is delivered through buried pipe and provides pressure to run the solar powered wheel lines on the property. Donovan Road just south of the farm, provides access to two additional subdivision lots of approximately 3.86+ and 3.87+ acres on the southwest corner of the property. With privacy, good views and access, these lots would provide an excellent site for a home and improvements. Power is near and Lot 3 has a well. These lots are priced separately and are not included in the 208+ acre farm.   This is a highly productive, high quality farm in a prime location, in one of the state’s rapidly growing regions. Wyoming is known for its tax and business friendly environment.
$2,650,000  •  900 acres
Located 6 miles south of Meeteetse, Wyoming at the intersection of highway 290 and road 4DT, is the Rivers Ranch on the Wood River. For the first time in almost 100 years, one of the most spectacular ranches on the Absaroka front is being offered for sale. It’s eastern border boasts almost one mile of one of the west’s most outstanding freestone streams hosting the most genetically pure population of Yellowstone cutthroat trout in the region. On the western border lies the 1000 acre Lower Sunshine reservoir. This crystal clear lake is fed from snowmelt and boasts some of the healthiest most beautiful cutt’s around. The lower section, east of 4DT, are the river bottom irrigated meadows with nearly a mile of the cottonwood and willow lined Wood River running along the Northern Border. West of road 4DT, is a high mesa overlooking the valley and river below, and stretches across irrigated meadows to border the 1000 acre Lower Sunshine Reservoir. The expansive views from the ranch takes in practically the entire Big Horn Basin from its perch under the Absaroka Mountains 12,000’+ peaks. This 611+ acre ranch is a generations old legacy property settled by the early pioneers of this remote section in the Big Horn Basin. As a base for a larger cattle and sheep operation, the ranch boast 375+ acres of irrigated hay and pasture ground. Hay is raised annually for winter feed, and irrigated pasture and lease ground is used for summer grazing. Water is supplied from the Wood River along with shares in the Lower Sunshine reservoir supplied by the Lower Sunshine Canal.  A 300 acre private lease adjoins the property and provides additional grazing for the operation. The improvements on the ranch include a well sited older home that is currently not in use, the old card room from the Rivers Saloon that hosted the early settlers, including LeRoy Parker, aka, Butch Cassidy as a patron. Domestic water is available from the Meeteetse municipal water supply. Wildlife that frequent the ranch include Elk, Mule and Whitetail Deer, Moose and Bear as well as almost all the species of wildlife that inhabit the greater Yellowstone ecosystem. Fishing is a premier feature of the ranch. This lower stretch of the Wood River, just above its confluence with the Greybull River is a haven for a large population of native cutthroat trout. Lower Sunshine reservoir’s aqua blue waters offer some of Wyoming’s best lake fishing in a high country setting bordering the ranch. This is a rare offering of a western Wyoming Ranch, at the gateway to Yellowstone country, with its outstanding recreational amenities and multi-generation record of a productive agriculture. The Rivers Ranch constitutes one of the most outstanding conservation opportunities on the market today. Proudly offered by Western Land Sales.
Western Land Sales

Roy Ready
123 South 12th
Thermopolis, WY 82443

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