Located in south-central Illinois near the town of Ramsey, an easy drive from multiple metropolitan areas, Kaskaskia River Farm consists of 215± acres, including 145± acres of tillable farmland, 70± acres of forested land, and 1.9 miles of frontage on the Kaskaskia River. The property offers the perfect opportunity to own both income producing farmland and a great recreational hunting tract. The local area produces trophy whitetails, and hunting on the property is fantastic. The property has the potential for superb duck hunting with the development of some waterfowl impoundments. As an added bonus, Kaskaskia River Farm joins a 900-acre property to the north that is dedicated to waterfowl management and winters a large concentration of ducks. The property’s row crop land is managed through a crop share arrangement with a local farmer and typically produces ~$215 per acre or ~$31,000 of income annually.Save Property Download Brochure
Just the Facts
- 215± acres with 145± acres of tillable farmland, 70± acres of forested land, and 1.9 miles of Kaskaskia River frontage
- Part of the Kaskaskia River bottoms ecosystem, which serves as a major travel corridor for Illinois wildlife, and thus provides trophy whitetail deer hunting and the potential to develop fantastic waterfowl hunting
- Small property to be such a great recreational hunting tract with the added bonus of a very attractive annual income from farmland
- Distances to surrounding metropolitan cities includes 1.3 hours to St. Louis, 2.5 hours to Indianapolis, 3.5 hours to Chicago, 3.5 hours to Louisville, and 4.5 hours to Nashville
Kaskaskia River Farm is located along Country Road 2500 in Fayette County in south-central Illinois. The property lies 8 miles southeast of the small farming community of Ramsey and 14 miles northeast of Vandalia and Interstate 70. Distances to metropolitan cities include:
- 1.3 hours to St. Louis
- 2.5 hours to Indianapolis
- 3.5 hours to Chicago
- 3.5 hours to Louisville
- 4.5 hours to Nashville
Whitetail Deer – It is well understood that Illinois grows big deer and lots of them. Fayette County typically has the highest harvest rates for any county in Zone 5. The river bottoms and rich agricultural lands provide the ideal habitat preferred by trophy whitetails. Kaskaskia River Farm features remote areas along the river that offer the refuge that big deer seek.
Waterfowl – There are some great locations to construct waterfowl hunting impoundments on the property. The Kaskaskia River is a major migration route for ducks presenting an owner the opportunity to have a very diverse recreational hunting farm. This property benefits greatly from having a contiguous neighbor to the north who intensely manages 900 acres for waterfowl and winters a staggering number of ducks every year.
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