Magnificent WY Cattle Ranch for Sale with Amazing Fly Fishing and Hunting
Thunder River Ranch, a truly magnificent WY cattle ranch for sale, spans 40 square miles north of Laramie. Superb big game hunting and fishing strike a modern chord to its classic cattle heritage. Boasting 20,502 deeded acres and 5,554 leased acres, the ranch is well-blocked, well-watered, and a s an extremely private Western legacy ranch. More recreational adventures include rock climbing, bouldering, rafting, paddle boarding, kayaking, and mountain biking may be the first to try out.
Thunder River Ranch sits at 7,000 feet on the south end of the rugged Laramie Mountains. Nearby communities include Wheatland (30 miles), Laramie (60 miles), and Saratoga with Boulder, Steamboat Springs, and Denver also within a few hours. A jet airport in Saratoga and commercial service out of Laramie and Denver make this ranch easy to access.
About the Cattle Business
Water rights are in place for 800 acres of irrigated grasslands with much more water access. Presently, Thunder River Ranch is home to 1,500 yearling calves for summer grazing. The long-term cattle developments include perimeter and cross fencing, well-maintained ranch buildings, and thoughtful maintenance.
Excellent Elk Hunting Ranch
The exceptional Wyoming ranch real estate includes natural grasslands, rock outcroppings, and stands of pine and aspen. It all comes together to form ideal elk habitat. In fact, Thunder River Ranch lies in Area 7, one of the nation’s finest trophy elk hunting areas. Resident herds number over 700 animals and bull elk commonly score over 380. Mule deer, whitetail deer, antelope, and black bear along with mountain lion, turkey, and waterfowl help change up and extend the hunting period. Landowner tags are available.
Bonus recreation is all about beginning with year-round fishing opportunities. Thunder River Ranch straddles the Laramie River for 11 miles, Bluegrass Creek for 3.7 miles, and wanders along the shoreline of Wheatland Reservoir Number 2. Small tributaries, multiple ponds, springs, and lakes dot the ranch. This means wild brown trout, brook trout, and rainbow trout are out for the catch. Big Spring water right offers potential for fishery enhancements.
Thunder River Ranch features two luxury homes at the main headquarters near the Laramie River. In addition, a historic homestead house has been renovated for housing. A hunting and fishing base camp homestead sits in the backcountry.
Western Ranch Real Estate Agents
Contact Dave Harrigan or Hunter Harrigan at Harrigan Land Company at (800) 524-1818. Request more information about Thunder River Ranch, a legacy ranch with a cattle business, hunting and fly-fishing property north of Laramie, Wyoming. Specializing in large ranch and recreational properties in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Utah.