The Wilbur Creek Ranch features a diversified balance of grazing, wild hay, and timber. This ranch has historically been used as a cattle operation and is currently being rested in 2013.
WILDLIFE AND RECREATION
Big game is abundant on the Wilbur Creek Ranch and feature mule deer, whitetail deer, elk, black beer, and mountain lion. The upland game bird population includes pheasant, Merriam turkeys, grouse and morning doves. Other species include coyote, fox, and bobcats.
WATER RIGHTS AND RESOURCES
The ranch features two live springs, providing an uninterrupted flow to livestock and wildlife. The current springs have been producing since the Wilbur Creek Ranch was homesteaded and provide water to the homestead.
The Wilbur Creek Ranch’s improvements include the original log home, which is currently being updated. It features four bedrooms; two upstairs and two on the main floor, one bath. Other improvements offer historical significance and include a 1920’s barn, 1940’s machine shed and pole barn.
Approximately four miles of new perimeter fencing is currently being installed on the ranch.
Recreation and wildlife resources along with agricultural opportunities provide the perfect hobby ranch and getaway.
TAXES: $628 (2012)
The Wilbur Creek Ranch has been in the same family since the 1920’s and is currently being offered for the first time. Being contiguous to the Custer National Forest, gives this ranch an abundant of recreational opportunities which include hunting, hiking, trail riding, and four-wheeling. The live springs offer year-round wildlife and livestock water resources, enhancing the agricultural and recreational value of the property.