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Surrounded by state and BLM land, these 40 acres in south-central Wyoming provide seclusion and exceptional recreational opportunities. Rawlins, Wyoming is 26 miles from the parcel, and access is through the bordering BLM land. Off-grid means you'll have peace apart from the deer and antelope prancing through! There is a small reservoir that is filled with runoff that attracts the wildlife. Utilize this property for your hunting base camp or establish an off-grid cabin to take refuge at. Three reservoirs, Teton, Rawlins, and High Savery Reservoir are within driving distance to boat and fish. Medicine Bow National Forest covers millions of acres and offers hiking, mountain biking, camping, or exploring by ATV. You'll find a deer draw on the eastern border that provides cover and habitat for deer, elk, and antelope. Upland game birds share the spotlight including Sage Hen and Blue Grouse. Outdoorsmen and anyone with an appreciation of Wyoming's natural landforms and territories will be amazed by the splendor this property has to offer. Local AreaRawlins, 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 a 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 which was built around the turn of the century. Golf 18 holes at the Rochelle Ranch Golf Course with beautiful scenery to compliment the game. Area AttractionsHunting and Fishing in Carbon CountyTrek 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 a 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 fishermen have the best conditions from mid-June through July. Fly fishermen 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!