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Bench Creek Ranch

Sold: 2021 Bench Creek Ranch Dubois, Wyoming

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Located an hour and thirty minutes drive from Jackson Hole Airport and 14 miles west of the historic town of Dubois,WY lies the Washakie Wilderness Ranch. This mountain retreat encompasses 160 deeded acres of property and borders(adjacent Fed land) the infamous Shoshone National Forest. The homestead is perched upon a plateau visioning unparalleled sunset views mixed with a diverse landscape and a plethora of wildlife. Depending on the time of year, big game such as; antelope, mule deer, moose, bear, and elk may be mixed within the sagebrush, timber, or the willows of Bench Creek. Golden eagles and other various raptors constantly engage the thermals above. Nutrient-rich soil sparks an incredible bloom of wildflowers every summer that engage the senses. The Washakie Wilderness Ranch in short, is a nature lovers paradise.

The property boasts an exceptional mix of assorted recreation for the avid outdoorsmen. Countless miles of Forest Service trails start outside three of the four gates found on the properties fence line. Hiking, horseback riding, camping, and mountain bike riding are just a few of the adventurous activities that await inside the untouched Washakie Wilderness. Big game hunting, grouse, and water foul opportunities can be found inside and out of the property as well. To the south lies the Wind River. Recognized as one of the nations top fisheries. The Wind Rivers’ endless tributaries outside of Dubois can make any fly fishermans’ head spin. All trout species can be found in many of these systems and can be pursued via drift boat or wet/wade opportunities. The Wind River Valley really is a fly Fishermans’ paradise!

The property’s perimeter is secured with a buck and rail fence designed specifically to allow migrating wildlife through unhindered. The enclosed 160 acres has a well-maintained two-track that weaves through the property making access quick and easy for biking or ATV’ing. Property comes with water and mineral rights including permits for the 3.68-acre reservoir, a well, and two separate ditches for irrigation opportunities in congruence with Bench Creek. Under the majestic Ramshorn Mountain lies the beautifully designed three bedroom two bath log cabin compound. The cabin maximizes big western views from the outside deck, while inside windows frame a breathtaking vista of the sleepy Du Noir river valley, including the snow capped granite peaks of Coffin and Pinnacle Butte. The Washakie Wilderness Ranch presents an incredible opportunity to anchor capital in a fantastically tactical land asset class.

  • Property borders on three sides expanse of contiguous USFS lands
  • Two Reber Ditch Permits, totaling 18.755 irrigation acres
  • 3 bed 2 bath - 1,845 sq. Feet
  • Horse Corral 
  • New fiber optic cable in 2021
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Last Listed At:$2,500,000
160 Acres

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