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Lauranell's Ranch

Property Details

Lauranell’s Ranch is located in Platte County, Wyoming along the sprawling foothills of Laramie Peak, encompasses nearly 10,000 acres of contiguous deeded rolling timber ranch land. This scenic property is cross-fenced into five large pastures with abundant stock water resources including solar, wind, and electric wells complemented by numerous reservoirs and all three forks of Bear Creek. Offered for sale for the first time in generations, the ranch lies along the Oregon Trail and historically runs over 600 head of livestock for a six-month grazing season. Ten miles of power distribution provide electricity from the front to the back of the property making the ranch an ideal site for new ownership to establish a headquarters or to parcel and defray ownership costs. The Lauranell’s Ranch is also an impressive recreational holding with abundant game including elk, mule deer, antelope, turkey and mountain lion that find the cover in the pockets of Juniper and Ponderosa Pine ideal habitat.

Priced at $765 per deeded acre and with an carrying capacity estimated to be 5,000 animal unit months and with high recreational and development opportunity the Lauranells Ranch is worth your time to take a serious look at.

Features

  • Qualifies for coveted area 7 land owner elk tags
  • 10,000 +/- contiguous deeded acres
  • Immediate access to I-25 only 2.5 hours from Denver
  • Abundant ground and surface water
  • Elk, antelope, deer, turkey, and mountain lion
  • Rated at 5,000 animal unit months
  • Pondarosa Pine and Juniper Forest

Location

Six miles south of Glendo or 25 miles north of Wheatland just west of I-25 at the Middle Bear exit.

Recreational Opportunities

Lauranell’s Ranch is a hunter’s paradise with 10,000 acres of private land that varies from prairie grassland to Juniper-Sage hills to dense Ponderosa Pine forest. Large herds of resident pronghorn antelope roam the prairie in Area 103. Good elk hunting is found in the many clearings as herds move around the foothills of the Medicine Bow range in the coveted area 7 unit where 370 B.C. bulls have been taken. The ranch qualified for landowner elk tags in 2016. The buck and sage brush covered hills provide very good mule deer habitat in area 64. Several resident flocks of wild turkey populate the timbered ridges. A few prairie dog towns provide plunking around opportunity and predators such as coyote and bobcat frequent the Ranch. Glendo and Guernsey State Parks are minutes away and the Medicine Bow National Forest lies to the west. Located only 6 miles south of Glendo Lake and the Platte River, the Ranch provides immediate access to boating and fly-fishing.

Broker Comments

Conveniently accessed off I-25 just south of the recreational lake town of Glendo, Wyoming this crown gem of the Laramie Peak foothills is offered for the first time in decades. Don’t miss this opportunity to own such a large block of deeded land known for high-gain feed, excellent hunting, and reliable ground water conveniently located near important infrastructure. The Time Is Now!