$1,495,000 • 1,591 acres
The Quarter Circle Ranch is located in the Big Horn Basin in north central Wyoming and priced at only $1,495,000. With 1,591 +/- deeded acres and a BLM in common allotment, this property is ideal for a livestock operation. This area of Wyoming is known for its milder winters and productive ground. With panoramic views of the Absaroka Mountain range to the west and the Big Horn Mountain Range to the East, this ranch is in a picturesque setting located along Gooseberry Creek. Though Gooseberry Creek is not a known fishery, it is a good source of livestock water and irrigation water. Land along Gooseberry Creek provides good feed for livestock with areas of sub-irrigation. It also provides cover for livestock and is an excellent habitat for wildlife. Upland game birds, deer, and antelope make their home along Gooseberry Creek, which flows through the southern portion of this property for 4 +/- miles.
There are nice working improvements on the property for livestock. A large feedlot built out of guardrail with livestock scales in a protected area provides a good area to feed cows or yearlings. Aanother set corrals can be used to work and/or ship livestock with an additional round corral built out of pipe. There are several outbuildings including a 2,920 sq ft shop and a 750 sq ft barn. There are two homes located on the property. One is situated along Gooseberry Creek and would be excellent as an additional family member home with 1,440 sq ft of living space. The main house is a 4 bedroom/2 bath modular built in 2016 and consists of 1,848 sq ft. It has a large deck that looks out over the fields at Gooseberry Creek.
There are approximately 142 +/- flood irrigated acres of cropland. The property has been utilized for hay and grain crops as well as irrigated pasture for livestock. Irrigation water is delivered through a ditch system with dirt ditches and gated pipe providing water to the fields. Irrigation Water is provided by Gooseberry Creek with an early water right that is superior to those downstream.
Owner rated at 120 AUMs, this property provides a feed base for both grazing and hay/grain production to operate a livestock operation year-round with some supplemental hay. Grazing land goes from creek bottom pasture to undulating hills in the north. The grass and salt sage on the rangeland provide good feed for livestock. Livestock water is provided by Gooseberry Creek, wells, and ponds and considered to be good.
Property access is excellent with Gooseberry Creek Road, a low traffic paved highway, traveling through the property. For someone who enjoys hunting, the property does receive two landowner tags for deer and antelope. For the outdoor enthusiast, the Wind River Mountain Range, Big Horn Mountains, and Yellowstone National Park are all a short drive away providing numerous recreational opportunities and adventures. The ranch is located a short distance to Cody, Meeteetse, Worland and Thermopolis Wyoming. Whether you have always wanted to own a piece of Wyoming in the area of Buffalo Bill Cody’s stomping ground or are wanting to run your own livestock operation, this property will surely check all the boxes and be the location where the first generation of ranchers can start a legacy for the following generations. For questions on this property or to schedule a time to look at this property please call or text Scott Crosby at 307-272-7421.