$16,900,000 • 3,187 acres
Yellowstone Land Consultants is proud to present an exclusive offering for the Lodges of the Bighorns.
The Lodges of the Big Horns are four special properties in the magnificent Bighorn Mountains and Bighorn National Forest. These Lodges and cabins are located on U.S. Highway 16 between two quaint and historic Wyoming towns, Buffalo & Ten Sleep. This offering consists of Meadowlark Lake Lodge, Meadowlark Ski Lodge, Deer Haven Lodge, South Fork Mountain Lodge and Outfitters. The Lodges are operated under a special use resort permit issued by the Big Horn National Forest.
In addition to the Lodges, the offering includes a very private 3166 deeded acre tract high in the Bighorn Mountain back country. With spectacular scenery, privacy and abundant wildlife this land is currently utilized for exclusive trophy big game hunting operated by South Fork Mountain Outfitters.
The Lodges and deeded parcel are offered as one package, giving the new owner the chance to control all of the recreation properties in the southern end of the Bighorn mountains.
Pick your season and enjoy horseback riding, pack-trips, fishing, boating, hunting, skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling.
Deer Haven Lodge. Located 16 miles east of Ten Sleep, Deer Haven is at an elevation of 8000’. Improvements include the historic restaurant/lodge, motel unit, 6 rustic cabins, shower house, two-story guest house and one-story guest house. The cabins are backed up to the banks of Ten sleep Creek, offering spectacular fishing. Historically the restaurant has been open to the public, and the cabins have been rented during the summer months to tourists, hunters in the fall and snowmobilers through the winter. Deer Haven, has potential for summer, fall hunting and winter lodging for snowmobilers.
Meadowlark Lake Lodge & Cabins. Meadowlark Lake Lodge is located on the scenic byway between Yellowstone National Park and Mount Rushmore. Meadowlark Lake Lodge is 47 miles from Buffalo Wyoming and 20 miles from Ten Sleep Wyoming. Situated in the Bighorn National Forest, Meadowlark Lake Lodge offers a wide variety of mountain activities including hiking, fly fishing, wildlife viewing, photography, and snowmobiling. In addition, Meadowlark cabins offer spectacular views of the lake and ski area directly across the water. Meadowlark Lake offers some of the best year-round trout fishing in the Bighorn Mountains. The areas surrounding the lodge offers stunning views of mountain peaks, wildlife and mountain meadows. Situated along numerous hiking trails and forest service roads, access to millions of acres of public lands including Cloud Peak Wilderness area.
Meadowlark Ski Resort is located about 20 miles east of Ten Sleep and easily accessible from most of northern Wyoming. The ski area offers two lifts to approximately 200 acres of skiable terrain, the variety of runs offers something for everyone. The elevation at the lodge is 8500’ and 9200’ at the top of the slopes. Compared to other ski areas in northern Wyoming, elevation at Meadowlark offers more snow and the best ski conditions in the region. The improvements include the beautiful 3 story 12,000 sqft lodge with restaurant/bar, gift shop and ski rentals, and the 1500 sqft equipment/generator building, and out buildings. The Ski operation has 2 lifts, serving 20 runs. Currently open for business with loyal clientele, Meadowlark Ski area is offered as a turn key operation, including two snowcats, rental ski equipment, gift shop inventory, restaurant furniture, and equipment. All assets needed for successful operations.
Along with skiing, snowmobiling, show shoeing, and cross-country skiing, the lodge is the perfect venue for wedding, private parties and corporate events.
South Fork Mountain Lodge & Outfitters, located just 16 miles west of Buffalo, Wyoming, has everything you need for an exciting Wyoming mountain vacation, Wyoming fishing trip, hunting trip, or other outdoor recreational experience, all in view of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains of North Central Wyoming. Situated in the Bighorn National Forest, South Fork Mountain Lodge provides visitors with access to more than a million acres of public lands, including the Cloud Peak Wilderness Area, and the only two permitted wilderness camps in the Bighorn Mountains.
The South Fork setting is framed by towering evergreens, along the banks of Southfork Creek. There are 13 rustic mountain cabins, the restaurant/lodge, equipment barn/shop and horse corrals. In addition to the guest facilities, South Fork offers the only Forest Service lodge operation with a beautiful custom log owners home.
In addition to the Lodges is the very special 3187 deeded acre elk property, located on the eastern border of Washakie County, this tract is made up of 3 contiguous deeded parcels, for a total of 3,187. This land is remote and very private. With abundant wildlife, elevations range from 7600’ to 8400’. The property is bordered by BLM to the east and other large private land owners to the north and south, which makes access by the public difficult. The scenery is breath taking, and the land is rugged with a combination of timbered ridges, aspen groves, sagebrush rangeland, and creek bottom. Billy Creek bisects the property east to west for approximately 3.75 miles. The creek supplies a 22-acre reservoir. Historically, this property has been utilized as part of South Fork Mountain Outfitters hunting operation. With little pressure from the public, elk, mule deer, and moose are all found here year-round. Hunting is phenomenal. In past years the property has also been leased for cattle grazing. The high mountain grasses provide excellent forage for both livestock and wildlife.