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400 acres in Sheridan County, Wyoming

Big Horn, Wyoming 82801 - Sheridan County

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County:Sheridan Type:Acreage Acres:400
Address: City:Big Horn State:Wyoming
Zip:82801 Price: Inactive Status:Unavailable
Property ID: 1032813


400 private acres in the Big Horn Mountains

Borders Bighorn National Forest

Includes a 40-acre parcel with 50% shared interest

Recreation retreat

Inquire for details on how you can purchase more adjoining land

Folly Ranch, Inc. is included with this property.


Fantastic recreation ranch for sale.

In 1919, Eleanor Donnelley from the Chicago publishing family, purchased Folly Ranch after having spent time as a guest at "Tepee"- a guest ranch that borders it to the North. She fell in love with the area, as so many do, borrowed the money and bought it. Her father paid back the debts for which she said was "pure folly"...hence the name Folly Ranch.

Nestled into a private valley with its own lake and a stream passing through, Folly Ranch represents the ultimate mountain retreat. It is situated in the Big Horn Mountains about 30 minutes above the town of Big Horn. The 400+/- acre property is lightly timbered with open grassy parks and sits as a private ranch in the Bighorn National Forest, which offers some of the most beautiful open park riding/hiking in Wyoming.

Folly Ranch is accessed via Red Grade Road. It's bordered on 3 sides to the West, East and South by the Bighorn National Forest and by "Tepee" Ranch to the North. The Big Horn National Forest offers a friendly and diverse recreation amenity with outstanding scenery, wildlife and fishing. The offering consists of 360 acres together with an additional 40 acres of shared ownership with adjoining land owner. This additional 40 acres has a pond and is shared 50/50 as an undivided interest. Should a prospective buyer desire the adjoining land and 100% interest in the 40 acres with the pond, the adjoining landowner would consider selling.

This is an outstanding opportunity to own a large tract of land that is a great recreation retreat bordering the Bighorn National Forest.

*Call or email us for information about easements and an option on the adjacent land that would add another 160 acres. We have additional maps and Google Earth outlines for visual reference that we'll be happy to send to you.

**Folly Ranch, Inc., the corporation, is included in this offering.

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