Rock Creek Ranch in Todd County
Hidden Timber, South Dakota
Rock Creek Ranch - South Dakota Hunting at its Finest 1,071 deeded acres $4,125,000 Rock Creek Ranch is a turn-key hunting operation located in Hidden Timber, South Dakota. Nestled along the banks of Rock Creek and the Keya Paha River, the property is just southwest of the pheasant hunting capitol of the world, Winner, South Dakota. The Rock Creek Ranch not only offers "best" in class pheasant hunting, but deer, prairie grouse and turkey hunting here is second to none. The sellers are true conservationists and have invested a lifetime managing and nurturing the property for wildlife and have created a model hunting business. The success of Rock Creek Ranch is legendary, with a rich history of clientele, including country and rock music legends, movie stars, sports heroes, CEOs and corporate giants. They are booked for next year. The 7,000 square foot lodge is fabulous and caters to an upper crust crowd, providing the perfect setting for outdoor adventure. The lodges great room offers high ceilings, a huge rustic staircase, balcony and a stunning adobe fireplace, which is the central gathering space for storytelling and camaraderie. There is also a full bar and billiards room. 8 guest rooms downstairs can accommodate 16 guests, plus a gorgeous family living space with 5 bedrooms and 3 baths upstairs. The dining hall is located next to large windows overlooking pristine upland prairie and the Rock Creek. This is a great viewing area to watch deer, pheasants and turkey in the backyard or observe coveys of greater prairie chickens and sharptail grouse as they fly in to feed on the propertys many food plots. Wildlife smart farming practice over decades have paid big dividends for the sellers. The property boosts the perfect combination of shelterbelts, crop strips, unturned prairie and native cover, all close to plenty of water. Wildlife are drawn from the vastness of the prairie to the Rock Creek Ranch for its ideal habitat. World class whitetails and mule deer are commonplace on the property. Pheasant numbers push over a thousand each fall with some supplemented birds. Besides walk up grouse, there is also a unique opportunity here to pass shoot prairie chickens and sharptail grouse in the hundreds each afternoon. Three species of wild turkey flock to the ranch during the spring hunting season. There is even a small lake with good bass fishing. As a bonus, the ranch boosts a complete equestrian center with an indoor riding arena and 10 individual horse stalls. Outside, there is a large corral and a bronc busting area. A tack room with office space combine to scream potential for an additional income stream. The Rock Creek Ranch contains 1,071 deeded acres that are fully fenced. This property is completely surrounded by the Rosebud Indian Reservation which offers unlimited hunting access to 1.8 million acres with a tribal guide. The Rosebud has a reputation for big bucks and large numbers of prairie chickens and sharptail grouse and is home of the world famous Prairie Grouse Haven. An additional 9,000 acres in surrounding leases are available. Mineral rights and water rights are included. There are 8 wells and a dam on the deeded property. Besides the lodge, there is an 1,800 square foot, 3 bedroom ranch home with full basement and attached 2 car garage, a bunkhouse and a modular home. Other buildings besides the equestrian center include a heated, free standing 2 car garage, trap house, indoor/outdoor dog kennel and garden shed, a barn, Quonset building, shop, a biodiesel manufacturing facility, a large pheasant flight pen and multiple other out buildings. Rock Creek Ranch is a family landholding that is now being offered for the first time. Prime hunting lands in the world famous South Dakota "Golden Triangle" of pheasant hunting are difficult to come by and will go fast since this area offers the best pheasant hunting on earth. Rock Creek Ranch has it all, making it a must see for the discerning outdoors person seeking the best of the sporting life.