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69,550 acres Alcova, WY $28,000,000

69,550 acres Alcova, WY

Natrona County Cory Clark Clark & Associates Land Brokers

Type: Acreage w/House 4 Beds | 3 Baths | 3100 SqFt

Marton Ranch - Natrona & Carbon Counties, WY: With elevations from 5,300 to 7,500 feet, this large, working cattle and sheep operation consists of 69,550 contiguous acres including 35,700 deeded acres, 25,850 BLM lease acres, and 8,000 State of Wyoming lease acres. The ranch is bordered on the northwest by the North Platte River starting at the Gray Reef dam and running downstream for approx. 12 miles. The ranch headquarters lie 20 miles south of Casper, Wyoming near Alcova, approximately a mile off of WY 220. The headquarters are on the north portion of the ranch with the remaining ranch running to the southeast from the riverbanks to the top of Bear Mountain. The improvements are nice, but not overdone, in good repair and ready to move in with a continuance of the present operation which now runs about 450 cows, 2,300 ewes, and replacement yearlings and breeding stock. Livestock water is provided from a wide variety of sources including streams, springs, reservoirs, solar wells, electric wells, and artesian wells. The winter range starts at the river bottoms and continues upward in elevation to the summer country which overlooks Pathfinder and Alcova Reservoirs. Winter feed is supplemented with 600 to 700 tons of hay bought from the nearby neighbors. The wildlife segment is an allotment of its own with deer, antelope, elk, waterfowl, upland birds, and, of course, blue ribbon fishing. Price: $28,000,000

1,441 acres Alcova, WY $3,200,000

1,441 acres Alcova, WY

Carbon County Live Water Properties Live Water Properties

Type: Acreage w/House

Elk Meadow Ranch provides the pleasure of seclusion in vast, open country, yet it is a 1 ¼-hour drive from modern-day conveniences in Casper. Amenities include golf, alpine and Nordic skiing, shopping, dining, entertainment, professional services, and Natrona County International Airport, which offers direct service to Denver and Salt Lake City. The route from Casper to the ranch is via state highway and county-maintained roads. Situated at the base of the Shirley and Seminoe Mountains at the edge of the vast Shirley Basin, the ranch enjoys fantastic vistas in every direction—the Pedro Mountains to the north, Shirley Mountains to the east, Elk Mountain to the south, and Ferris Mountain and the Seminoe Mountains to the west.  Consisting of a mix of rolling grassland, creek bottoms, forested hillsides, and rocky outcrops, Elk Meadow Ranch has numerous shrub-wooded draws with ephemeral springs, two ponds, and perennial Lost Creek that runs through the middle of the main ranch compound. In addition, one of the BLM allotments has frontage on Seminoe Reservoir, which has 180 miles of shoreline and is a tremendous resource for boating and fishing. The current owners operated Elk Meadow Ranch as a guest ranch for approximately 10 years through 2012. Operated as Bucking S Ranch, LLC, the ranch focused on horseback riding and working cattle and is prepared to handle 12 guests at a time with facilities for up to 50 head of horses, including corrals, pastures, tack room and large tack-up facility. The ranch has had a Bureau of Land Management Special Recreation Permit that allows the owners to take paying guests horseback riding on BLM lands. The owners preferred not to run the guest ranch operation in 2013, instead they are leasing the guest facilities to anglers coming to fish the famed Miracle Mile nearby. The highlight of the improvements is the handsome lodge, designed to function equally well as an estate home. Other buildings include two well-appointed duplex cabins; a beautifully restored and expanded homestead cabin; and a large shop building with sleeping quarters for four upstairs. With accommodations for 12 guests, the ranch focused on equestrian activities, including cattle drives and roundups on neighboring ranches. The 1 ½-story, 4,564 sqft lodge, completed in 2004, has comfortable living, dining and entertainment areas. Other amenities include a large deck, master suite, double guest bedroom, 2 ½ bathrooms, a full professional kitchen, covered porch and radiant heat. The two tastefully-appointed, 960 sqft duplex cabins, also built in 2004, are sited near Lost Creek and feature pellet stoves for heat. The well-restored homestead cabin of 1,850 sqft has 2 bedrooms and a ¾ bath.  The main entrance to the Miracle Mile—5.5 miles of world-class tailwater trout fishing on the North Platte River—is 15 minutes from the ranch, providing excellent opportunities to wade or float-fish for large rainbow, brown and fine-spotted Snake River cutthroat trout. Recent surveys revealed populations of 2,000 to 4,400 trout larger than six inches per mile, with cutthroats averaging 16.6 inches and 1.91 pounds. There are several guide services in Casper and Saratoga specializing in North Platte trout fishing. The famous Gray Reef section of the North Platte is also within easy striking distance of the ranch. One of the ranch’s BLM permits has extensive frontage on Seminoe Reservoir, which has excellent fishing for trout and walleye, along with recreational boating opportunities. In addition to hunting and fishing, Elk Meadow Ranch is an equestrian paradise. With access to the vast surrounding public lands, the ranch provides almost limitless opportunities for day rides and pack trips in the mountains and high-desert environments—or even a ride on a beach. These tremendous open spaces also lend themselves to exploration by four-wheel-drive or off-road vehicles. Also, the Seminoe Reservoir offers 20,000 acres of water for recreational boating, water skiing, and jet skiing. A sportsman’s paradise, this ranch functions equally well as a guest ranch, as a family or corporate retreat, or as a base for a guided hunting and fishing operation—and has adequate facilities to operate two or more of these functions at once.
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