Introduction: The Conant Creek Overlook is located in Fremont County, Idaho, on the quiet western side of the famous Teton Mountain Range. The resort town of Jackson Hole lies approximately 75 minutes to the southeast and offers commercial air service, endless all-season recreation and countless cultural amenities. Conant Creek Overlook is comprised of 320 deeded acres, with approximately 80 acres of riparian corridor and 200 acres of tillable land currently in wheat production. Conant Creek is a private stream fishery with healthy populations of rainbow and brook trout. The riparian corridor of Conant Creek is pristine with native vegetation lining the stream banks and creek bottom providing cover for big game as well as a variety of songbirds, small mammals and birds of prey. Because manageable-sized properties, which possess mountain views, live water, and proximity to services, are becoming increasingly difficult to find in the Rocky Mountain West, Conant Creek Overlook is a good investment.
Location: The Conant Creek Overlook is located in Fremont County, Idaho, on the quiet side of the famous Teton Mountain Range. The property is set amongst the rolling farm fields halfway between Driggs and Ashton, providing access to amenities including restaurants, grocery stores, shopping, golf, private air service and world-class skiing. This location is in the heart of adventure for the outdoor enthusiast with endless “blue ribbon” fishing and trophy hunting opportunities as well as snowmobiling, hiking and wildlife viewing. The resort town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is 55 miles to the southeast and offers commercial airline service, and endless all-season recreation and cultural amenities.
Acreage: The Conant Creek Overlook is 320 deeded acres comprised of approximately 200 tillable acres of rolling agricultural land with the balance of the property comprised of creek bottom and aspen groves. With nearly ¾ of a mile on the meander of creek frontage, this property is rich in wildlife habitat. The dry, fertile cropland is highly productive and is currently managed on a cash rent basis with an area producer. Agricultural fields dotted with groves of quaking aspen comprise the northern quadrant of the property while the southern border drops to the fertile Conant Creek corridor with lush grounds welcoming wildlife. Teton Mountain Range views fill the southeastern sky, Big Hole views to the southwest and Montana’s peaks dot the northern vista.
Live Water: Conant Creek is a private small stream fishery with healthy populations of native trout including rainbow, brook and the occasional cutthroat and brown trout. With nearly ¾ of a mile of live water, the largest and most prevalent fish in the creek are rainbow trout ranging in size from 8-inches to 12-inches. The riparian corridor is natural and healthy with native vegetation lining the stream bank and creek bottom. Depending on future goals, the creek could be enhanced by adding holding water or enhancing an already existing off-channel pond.
Wildlife and Hunting: An extension of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and benefiting from the nearby Targhee National Forest, the area offers a diverse population of wildlife. The big game species include elk, moose, mule and whitetail deer in addition to black bear, wolf, mountain lion, bobcat and fox. Birds in the area include a healthy population of sharp-tailed grouse, ruffed grouse, Hungarian partridge as well as bald and golden eagles, osprey and other raptors and waterfowl species.
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