160 Acres on a Mountain Ridgeline

Unique property!


This is not your average Wyoming flatlands property. This is your opportunity to own 160 acres with a 300′ ridgeline along the eastern side of the property. 360-degree views as far as the eyes can see can be yours, including the majestic Ferris Mountains to the north. The majestic colors of the many geological formations on and around the property are a sight to see. Want a little extra incentive to satisfy your inner explorer? Adjacent to this lot on the west and south sides are over 1,000 acres of public recreational land maintained by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Additionally, one-half mile away is well over 1 million contiguous acres of BLM land spanning over a hundred miles of Wyoming wilderness. The possibilities are endless – don’t let this opportunity pass you by!

There are flat dirt paths along both the western and eastern edge of the property. The topography is relatively level on much of the west side with a gentle slope up to the ridgeline followed by a steep drop to the valley floor on the east side. Hang out in the valley during the day, then head up to the top to watch the sunset or stargaze. April through October has delightful weather and the warmer summer months really bring out the green in the land. Yet at over 6,500 feet the summers typically stay quite mild with a cool breeze hitting your skin.

Some potential uses would be a hunting camp, seasonal cabin, grazing land for horses and cattle, pole barn, RV and camping spot, ATV riding, a bugout spot, or simply to hold long term as an asset or inflation hedge.

Property Attributes

County: Carbon

Parcel Number: 22491530004500

Legal Description: T24N R89W SEC 15 SW1/4

Utilities: None, building would be off-grid. Solar, propane, or generators for power. Well permits are granted through the Wyoming State Engineers office. (307) 777-6158

Zoning: RAM (Ranching Agriculture, and Mining)

Hunting: Antelope Unit 61, Deer Unit 98, Elk Unit 118, Mountain Lion Unit 11, Pheasant Unit 11, Sage Grouse Unit 1.

Nearest town: 25 minutes to Rawlins, WY: Population 10,000. Rawlins has all services needed including restaurants, service stations, hospital, and Walmart Supercenter.

Taxes: $246.78 per year.

Terrain: Level to Mountainous

Elevation: 6,650-6,900

Directions to the west side of the property

From Rawlins, take US 287 north for 15.1 miles. Turn left onto Oil Road to Mines (County Road 63). In 4.6 miles turn right onto unnamed dirt path and immediately make a sharp left. Follow the path for 2.3 miles and the property will be at the western edge of the propety. There are paths around to the eastern edge as well – see our maps and GPS coordinates for details.

Nearby Cities

30 min to Rawlins, WY: Population 9,000

1 hr 50 min to Casper, WY: Population 58,000

2 hr 5 min to Rock Springs, WY: Population 24,000

2 hr 5 min to Laramie, WY: Population 34,000

2 hr 15 min to Green River, WY: Population 12,000

2 hr 45 min to Cheyenne, WY: Population 64,000

3 hr to Fort Collins, CO: Population 165,000

4 hr 10 min to Denver, CO: Population 620,000

4 hr 50 min to Salt Lake City, UT: Population 200,000

Nearby Attractions

30 min to Ferris Mountains Recreation Area

1 hr 5 min to Seminoe State Park

1 hr 15 min to Alcova Reservoir Recreation Area

1 hr 30 min to Pathfinder Reservoir Recreation Area

2 hr to Medicine Bow Recreation Area and Sugarloaf Mountain

Well Information

The Wyoming State Engineer’s Office issues well permits. Contact them for details regarding all items well related. (307) 777-6158

The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) has an interactive map showing all the wells in the area, including well depth, static water level, and installation date. You can access the interactive map using this link (the wells will display when you zoom in)

Hunting Information

The Wyoming Game & Fish Department is an excellent resource for all things hunting.

If you want to hunt antelope, you’ve come to the right place. Wyoming has more antelope than all the rest of the continent, and harvest success commonly exceeds 85%. Pronghorn, called antelope here, are found only in western North America. This property is within antelope unit 61.

Mule deer are Wyoming’s most abundant and sought-after deer. Mule deer are found from high in the western mountains to the low elevation creek bottoms of eastern Wyoming and most habitats in between. This property is within deer unit 98.

Elk range from mountainous wilderness areas to lowland deserts and plains and are plentiful on both public and private lands. This property is within elk unit 118.

Have questions? Ready to purchase?

Call or text Steve at 484-246-5436 or email [email protected] anytime. We pride ourselves on being responsive to the satisfaction of our customers and typically return all calls and messages within the hour. We’ll be happy to explain what to expect with the closing process and answer any questions.

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