40 remote acres in the backcountry of Sweetwater County, WY bordering OVER 1 MILLION acres of public land! If you want to be around humans, this property is not for you. If sharing land with antelope, mule deer, and elk is more your style, then this is for you.
Miles from the nearest home, yet easy to find once you know where to go. Nestled in a hidden valley named “Horseshoe Bend”, you’ll be far from civilization and have all the land, air, and sky to yourself. Enjoy the amazing sunsets and beautiful climate spring through fall. Knock yourself out if you want to spend the winter there…I’m out!
This property happens to be the highly sought-after northernmost private parcel before virtually endless public land maintained by the Bureau of Land Management. This attribute gives you an incredible opportunity to use and explore the vast Wyoming wilderness from your doorstep. In addition, this property is within Antelope Unit 60, Deer Unit 131, and Elk Unit 100 makes this an excellent location for big game hunting. Use as a hunting camp, grazing land for horses and cattle, summer RV spot, a place to shoot your guns, ATV riding, a bugout location, or simply to hold as an asset or inflation hedge. Also makes a great base camp for the many recreational destinations within a short day’s trip distance. You get all of this for under $425/acre!
Legal Description: T22N R96W SEC 3 NE1/4 NE1/4
Utilities: None, building would be off-grid. Solar, propane, or generators for power. Well permits are granted through the Wyoming State Engineers office. http://seo.wyo.gov/home (307) 777-6158
Hunting: Antelope Unit 60, Deer Unit 131, Elk Unit 100, Mountain Lion Unit 11, Pheasant Unit 11, Sage Grouse Unit 1.
Nearest town: 1 hour 25 minutes to Rawlins, WY: Population 9,000. Rawlins has all services needed including restaurants, service stations, hospital, and Walmart Supercenter.
Taxes: $40 per year.
From Rawlins, take I-80 westbound for 54 miles and take Exit 158 Tipton Road (County Road 67). Follow Tipton Road north for 21.8 miles and bear right onto an unnamed dirt road. Follow the dirt road 1.5 miles east and the property will be on your right-hand side.
1 hr 25 min to Rawlins, WY: Population 9,000
1 hr 30 min to Rock Springs, WY: Population 24,000
1 hr 45 min to Green River, WY: Population 12,000
2 hr 50 min to Laramie, WY: Population 34,000
3 hr to Casper, WY: Population 58,000
3 hr 30 min to Cheyenne, WY: Population 64,000
3 hr 45 min to Fort Collins, CO: Population 165,000
4 hr 15 min to Salt Lake City, UT: Population 200,000
5 hr to Denver, CO: Population 620,000
2 hr to Seminoe State Park
2 hr 30 min to Alcova Reservoir Recreation Area
2 hr 45 min to Medicine Bow Recreation Area and Sugarloaf Mountain
2 hr 45 min to Wheatland Reservoir 3 Recreation Area
2 hr 45 min to Ferris Mountains Recreation Area
2 hr 50 min to Pathfinder Reservoir Recreation Area
The Wyoming State Engineer’s Office issues well permits. Contact them for details regarding all items well related. http://seo.wyo.gov/home (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)
The Wyoming Game & Fish Department is an excellent resource for all things hunting. https://wgfd.wyo.gov/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 60.
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 131.
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 100.
Have questions? Ready to purchase?
Call or text Steve at 484-246-5436 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.