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Green Ranch, Wyoming
Property Types: Farms, Ranches for Sale, Recreational
Activities & Amenities
Located in Upton, Wyoming, the Green Ranch is situated along State HWY 16, south of interstate 90, halfway between Moorcroft and Newcastle WY just on the western edge of the scenic Black Hills in Weston and Crook counties.
The Ranch is mostly contiguous and totals 7689+/- acres, with 4632+/- deeded acres and the remaining 3057+/-acres are split between (480+/-) Private Association, (880+/-) State of Wyoming and (1696+/-) National Grassland leases. The Ranch is fenced with several gentle sloping productive pastures made up of native grasses, with approximately 700+/- acres of alfalfa/grass mix in the hay fields that average 1-2 cuttings/year depending on conditions.
There are dry land and riparian areas in the low ground and pine tree covered hills and draws on the high ground that provide good cover and shelter for wildlife and livestock. There is plenty of water to be found in the winding creeks, numerous springs, ponds and reservoirs that help to provide good feed and makes for fat cows! Abundant wildlife can be found on and around the ranch including mule and whitetail deer, antelope, and occassional elk, along with upland birds and all the other Wyoming critters that come and go with this part of the neighborhood and could potentially add income to the ranch.
The improvements on the ranch are practical and include a solid 3654 sq ft frame and brick house that has 4 bedrooms and 2 baths, a 5460 sq ft metal barn/shop for equipment and tools, a certified scale and scale house, two wells and an extensive pen and corral system that are all neccesary for a good livestock operation. There is also a RR communications tower lease that generates addtiional annual income for the ranch.
The ranch is about 45 miles southeast of Gillette WY, and a 110 miles west of Rapid City SD using I-90. It also has great access from Thornton Rd to pavement along State HWY 16, with schools, services and supplies, all located just minutes away in Upton, Wyoming, "The Best Town On Earth"!