This ranch is situated along the fertile banks of the Shoshone River for approximately 2.5 miles with property on both sides of the river. Bitter Creek traverses the ranch and flows into the Shoshone River. An historic fish ladder for spawning was built on Bitter Creek where the Sidon canal crosses.
Located in the heart of the Big Horn Basin is this 1,726 deeded acre ranch with a private BLM cattle lease of 14,791 acres. 654.93 of the deeded acres are irrigated with 4 pivot sprinklers. This property offers a peaceful and tranquil setting with easy access to Powell, WY. The ranch offers excellent fishing, flocks of wild turkeys, geese, ducks, pheasants and herds of deer make for exceptional wildlife and recreational opportunities.
With adjacent public lands and a private BLM grazing lease, excellent water resources and water rights, operations of this quality are hard to find. The ranch is secluded, private, yet close to amenities. The location, scenery, wildlife, hunting and ranch operation all combine to offer a ranching lifestyle not easily found. This ranch is owner rated to run 350 pairs and 20 horses.
The ranch has excellent improvements, including a six-bedroom, five-bath home finished with a large dining area, cozy fireplaces, large hallways, spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, expansive decks and a detached 3 car garage. Sizeable windows capture the sweeping views of the river bottom. The master bedroom and bathroom have been attractively updated with a rustic theme to make this home very relaxing.
For the horse enthusiast, the ranch features several 12x20 horse stalls with partial cover, a round pen, an interior tack room and a large sandy outdoor roping arena (150 x 300). The ranch headquarters also features a dog kennel set up for 4 dogs and a 40x60 insulated shop with 220 and single phase electricity.
The cattle lot area features two large Quonset buildings and a nice set of working corrals with great highway access as well as utilities for an additional home. Bunk space for 120 head made with 3 pipe make the feedlot/working corrals very solid. The ranch has many features to make it function easily such as 2 silage pits, 1 with a concrete bottom, and 2 hay yards. Water Rights
This property boost some of the best water rights in the state of Wyoming. Sidon canal assessment is offset by oil royalties paid out to all shareholders (Shoshone water right). Sidon Canal has an early state water right, oldest in the area. The farm also has a water right from Bitter Creek which is not assessed a fee at this time.
The property contains 1,726 deeded acres with 654.93 acres of adjudicated water rights. Water is delivered from Bitter Creek for 221.7 acres and Sidon Canal for 433.23 acres. There are 4 irrigation pivots on the property all operated by natural gas engines.
362 AUM permit will accompany this ranch located to the north of the deeded parcel through February 28, 2031. This grazing permit encompasses 14,791 BLM lease. The turnout dates are June 1 through October 15.
The Shoshone River offers a chance to land several subspecies of Cutthroat Trout. In 2011 the Wyoming Game and Fish Department completed a fish bypass structure that allows fish in the Shoshone River to move upstream to spawn in Bitter Creek on the ranch. In addition, the Big Horn Mountain range is sure to impress you with its recreational opportunities!
Limitless recreational and historic sites surround the ranch including the Bighorn National Forest, Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Refuge, Medicine Lodge Archaeological Site, Red Gulch Dinosaur Track Site, Shell Falls, Paintrock and the famous ancient Medicine Wheel. Outdoor recreationalist can find a wealth of wild game, fish, and outdoor scenery in the area.
The ranch is ideally situated 11 miles from Powell, and 35 miles from Cody, Wyoming. Billings, MT is located just 97 miles north.
Small town charm, old-fashioned values, excellent quality of life, and friendly residents are a way of life in the Powell community.
The City of Powell is an agricultural community located in the northwest corner of Wyoming, 75 miles east of Yellowstone National Park and south of Billings, Montana. Lying between the Big Horn Mountains on the east and the Absaroka and Beartooth Mountains on the west, clear blue skies, clean air and loads of sunshine make the Powell Valley a wonderfully refreshing place to live.
The Kremer Ranch is 15 minutes from Cowley, Lovell or Powell for public school education and 15 minutes from Northwest Junior College. Highly sought-after education all in close proximity.
Precipitation facts for Powell, WY
On average, May is the wettest month.
On average, February is the driest month.
The average amount of precipitation is: 15.12
Temperature typically varies from 16F to 87F SUMMARY
Wyoming has low property taxes, low sales tax, and NO personal income tax, and its a wonderful place to live. The Kremer Ranch is a piece of Wyoming heaven. Excellent improvements with irrigated acreage that sit along the banks of the Shoshone River, with extraordinary panoramic mountain views. The inviting open concept with a beautiful stone fireplaces, large windows and vaulted ceiling all add to making the home very enjoyable. The location offers privacy, excellent views and a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities. For the outdoor enthusiast the ranch offers some of the best hunting, fishing and access to public ground in the west.
The Kremer Ranch is 35 miles northeast of Cody, the rodeo capital of the world and home to many western cultural events. The Shoshone River flows through the valley offering excellent fishing. This ranch is conveniently located in the heart of the Big Horn Basin of Northern Wyoming. The area is rich in history and lavish in beauty. It is an easy scenic drive to Yellowstone National Park and many other numerous recreational opportunities within the Yellowstone ecosystem.