Wild Wild West, Wyoming
Property Types: Vacant Land, Ranches, Waterfront, Recreational
Activities & Amenities
Escape the overcrowding and get to the wild of Wyoming in Carbon County. As the least populated state per square mile, you will find little difficulty social distancing. The blazing colors of a sunset outstretched along the horizon will captivate your senses. Views that belong in a magazine can greet you each morning with golden grasses glistening in the sunlight contrasting against sapphire blue heavens. Bring your horses or gaze at the wild horses galloping in their glory on these two 160-acre parcels. Roam the raw, remote and untamed land provided panoramic mountain views against a blue Wyoming sky. Purchase the parcels separately or combined. The acreage generously gives access to the surrounding one million acres of public land. Included in the far- reaching public lands are Green Mountain, Whiskey Peak, and the Ferris Mountains. In addition, BLM land borders along the entire northern boundary where Separation Creek flows attracting masses of thirsty wildlife. Separation Creek runs through the property giving 75 feet of water frontage in the northeast corner. Hike the gentle rolling terrain or hunt the wildlife that hide in the sage and grass. These parcels give you many opportunities for recreating or for agricultural uses such as farming or grazing. Utilize the property to make memories camping. There are no utilities and no fenced in borders so it is just wide-open spaces under the vast Wyoming sky filled with sparkling stars. Amenities of Rawlins, Wyoming are 20 miles south and access is ideal just off the county road. In fact, the county road connects directly to Highway 287 giving you easy travel. Capture the security and tranquility of seclusion and privacy. This property is close to adventure, world-class fishing, hunting, and water recreating!
Rawlins, Wyoming was named after a thirsty Army General John A. Rawlins after he proclaimed a drink from the springs as the most refreshing drink he had ever had! The town was incorporated in 1886 and grew to be the charming atmosphere of small boutiques and first- class restaurants welcoming weary travelers and visitors. Downtown Rawlins has a mural trail and history cloaks the area. Visit the Carbon County Museum or the Frontier Prison that was built around the turn of the century. Golf 18 holes at the Rochelle Ranch Golf Course with beautiful scenery to complement the game.
Hunting and Fishing
Trek over a variety of terrains from deep evergreen forests to high mountain deserts to seek out the big game and wildlife. The wide-open spaces provide some of the best hunting opportunities for Moose, Elk, Pronghorn Antelope, Big Horn Sheep, Blue Grouse, Wild Turkey, Mountain Lion, Black Bear, and more.
Fishing in Carbon County is quite thrilling. The North Platte River, Encampment River, The Little Snake River, alpine lakes, Seminoe Reservoir, and the Saratoga Lake all give ample miles of chances to cast out a line. Reel in some Rainbow, Brown, and Cutthroat Trout or if you are in lower elevations, you can find walleye for some good eating. Besides being one of the few rivers that flow North, the North Platte River has a stretch consisting of 104 miles flowing through the Upper Platte Valley that has been officially declared blue-ribbon trout stream! This portion has been nicknamed the world-famous Miracle Mile. These waters are fertile and often lead to successful catches of trophy sized fish! The North Platte River has more than 2300 fish per mile and rates among the highest for productivity, availability, and rugged surrounding beauty. Spin fisherman have the best conditions from mid-June through July. Fly fisherman have the best conditions from mid-July through the fall. The Pathfinder Reservoir is a 22,000-acre lake known for its massive size and colossal walleye, trout and carp. Numerous professional walleye tournaments are held here during the summer months, and in the winter months, it serves as one of Wyoming’s largest ice fishing derbies!