The extraordinary Beaver Creek Ranch is located north of historic Daniel, Wyoming near the breathtaking views and backcountry of “The Rim” in the Upper Green River Valley of Sublette County. The ranch is comprised of approximately 12,040± deeded acres centered on the confluence of the beautiful Green River (a Blue Ribbon Water) with the historic three forks of Beaver Creek. The meandering waters of the ranch include about eight miles along the Green River and about 30 miles of winding live water on the three forks of Beaver Creek. Trophy trout abound in these cold mountain waters, as the Beaver Creeks flow out of the Forest lakes and snow fields of both the Wyoming and Gros Ventre Mountain Ranges. The Green River tumbles out of the Wind River Range. These mountains contain the greatest concentrations of glaciers and glacier fed lakes, creeks and rivers in the lower 48 states. Incredibly, this splendid ranch is less than an hour from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, a spectacular drive through world class scenery.
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Auction Date and Location:
Wednesday, July 24th at 11:00am MT
Held at The Wort Hotel in Jackson Hole, WY
Information Dates and Location:
Wednesday, June 26th from noon to 3:00 pm MT.
Wednesday, July 3rd from noon to 3:00 pm MT.
Meet a Hall and Hall Auction representative at the Lodge on Tract 1
Offered in cooperation with Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates.
Just the Facts
· 12,040± deeded acres offered in 3 tracts and combinations
· 4,025± acres of assignable BLM leases
· 1,100± acres of assignable State leases
· 3,053± acres of ditch irrigated hay meadows
· 3,083± acres of sub-irrigated meadows
· 10,700± acres of grazing highlands
· Ranch is leased as a yearling operation through 2019
· Supports 3,500± head of cattle during the grass season
· Tract 1 has many outbuildings including a classic western plank, wooden floored horse barn and 3 homes
· World class trout fishing with moose, elk, mule deer, antelope, swans, ducks, and geese
· Seller’s mineral rights convey with purchase
The Beaver Creek Ranch is about an hour south of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the southern gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. The area offers uncompromised beauty and is part of the Bridger Teton National Forest, representing almost 20 million acres of pristine forests, mountains, rivers and streams all part of the Greater Yellowstone Region. Jim Bridger and Bill Sublette from whom the county and forest derive their names, were mountain men and part of the fur trapping brigade that included Hugh Glass. Their names were made famous for their part in leaving old Hugh to die after he was mauled by a Grizzly, as portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in the recent movie Revenant.
The drive from Jackson Hole to Beaver Creek Ranch is on highway 89 one of the most beautiful and historic drives in the nation, traversing through the Hoback River Canyon, through Little Jackson’s Hole (and rising up and over The Rim. The Rim divides the big river drainages Snake River to the Columbia and the Pacific Green River to the Colorado and the Sea of Cortez.
The Rim, at elevations of about 6,500 ‘ to 13,800’, one discovers the astonishingly beautiful Upper Green River Valley, offering stunning 100 mile views of the Gros Ventre and Wind River Mountain ranges. Here homesteaders in the 1890s, utilized the hardy grass along the river and creeks that gave cattle a chance to compete for survival with the abundant wildlife, elk, deer, pronghorn and moose, under the watchful eyes of eagles, hawks and the occasional wolf and Grizzly Bear.
The old log homestead cabin near the HQ home was built by the family of Cliff Hansen, the beloved former US Senator and Governor of Wyoming. The HQ home area, which still bears the name the Hansen Place is accessed by a private historic wooden bridge over the Green River. This historic bridge and original road served as the earliest highway and river crossing between Jackson and Pinedale.
Each ranch station includes well maintained homes for the ranch cowboys. These ranch stations exude iconic western ranch history. The log homes, barns and corrals are evidence of the early toils of the homestead ranch families. In memory of these pioneers the North Ranch Station home is known as the Royce Place, the North Ranch Station shipping pens are known as the Wilson Place shipping corrals, and the South Ranch Station and corrals are called the Gransden Place. Local lore includes stories about Butch Cassidy and TR Roosevelt spending time in these homestead cabins.
This part of Sublette County is the heart of Mountain Man Country. The Green River Rendezvous was an annual event during 1820 1840 Mountain Men, Trappers, Travelers and Indians all gathered in the valley near the ranch and bartered, traded, sold, and swapped various items such as skins, pelts, guns, jewelry and whatever else they needed. All knew the place where the forks of the Beaver and Horse Creeks flowed into the Green in the Upper Green River Valley and the source of these beaver filled streams in the Wyoming Range .The historic rendezvouses lasted anywhere from a few days to several months and were a time for getting new supplies, renewing acquaintances with old friends, story swapping, drinking and general rowdiness.
Acreage (Deeded & Leased)
- Deeded: 8,388± Acres
- BLM: 335± Acres
- State: 460± Acres
- Deeded: 2,698± Acres
- BLM: 2,671± Acres
- Deeded: 954± Acres
- BLM: 1,019± Acres
- State: 640± Acres
- Deeded: 12,040± Acres
- BLM: 4,025± Acres
- State: 1,100± Acres
There are many outbuildings including classic western plank, wooden floored horse barns.
The Beaver Creek Ranch has excellent water situated on the forks of the three Beaver Creeks and the Green River. A summary of the adjudicated water rights is available in the Additional Information section.
The ranch HQ location is at the historic and geographically remarkable confluence of the three Beaver Creeks with the Green River. In this private enclave, the trout fishing is world class, and moose, elk, mule deer, antelope, swans, ducks, geese and raptors are seen in abundance. The Upper Green River and Beaver Creek valley stretches out before the windows and one can observe not just spectacular migrations of elk, but more frequent serene scenes of birds and beasts going about their daily lives. The seasonal ponds and streams hold these wildlife viewing, hunting and fishing opportunities nearby the home year-round.
The Beaver Creek Ranch transitioned from a traditional cow calf operation about a decade ago. Presently, the ranch is lucratively leased as a yearling operation with conservation and improvement minded tenants. The riparian meadows and grazing highlands support about 3,500± head of cattle during the 5 to 6 month grass season.
Summary of Terms:
- A 4% buyer's premium will be added to the final bid price(s) to determine the total contract price(s).
- A 10% earnest money deposit of the total contract price will be due immediately from all successful bidders.
- The property is being sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" and without any contingencies including financing.
- Closing will be set 30 days from the auction date or as soon thereafter as closing documents are available.
- Broker participation is available. Contact our office for participation guideline.
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