25 Buck Bakers Corner Lane, Merna, Wyoming, 82414
Welcome to Aspen Springs Ranch. This spectacular mountain property is located in northern Sublette County, Merna, Wyoming. At an elevation of 8000 feet, the ranch boasts 1026 deeded acres, of spectacular spruce and aspen groves, pristine mountain pastures, and creek bottom grazing. The property borders Bridger-Teton National Forest, which is renowned for abundant wildlife. Elk, mule and whitetail deer, big horn sheep, bears, pronghorn antelope, Moose, Sage Grouse, and Eagles, can all be found on the ranch or in the National Forest. In fact, Aspen Springs Ranch is part of the longest remaining migration corridor for pronghorn antelope and mule deer.
Aspen Springs Ranch is currently utilized during the summer months for cattle grazing, and is owner rated at 200 cow/calf pairs. With excellent mountain grazing, the ranch has springs throughout, and is bisected by South Beaver and Chall Creeks, providing water for both livestock and wildlife.
Opportunities for recreation on Aspen Springs Ranch and in the National Forest are limitless. Just to the west of the ranch is the Wyoming Mountain Range. This area of Wyoming is world renowned for snowmobiling and off-road vehicles. With an average snowfall of 19 feet at the ranch, all the major snowmobile companies conduct new snowmobile tests in the area and even on the ranch itself. Right from the cabin there is direct access to several trail heads, and more than 330 miles of groomed trails right from the ranch. These same trails are great for off road vehicles in the summer and fall. Winter or summer there is a variety of terrain, from flat to rolling sagebrush prairies to robust mountain trails climbing above 10,000 feet, accessing spectacular scenery, mountains, lakes and streams.
With breath taking scenery, the summer months offer hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, and mountain biking at 8000 feet should not be missed. With no light pollution here, the stargazing is spectacular. Within a short drive, there is access to world class fishing on the Green and Hoback Rivers. Aspen Springs Ranch improvements include a modest 1000 ft, 2-bedroom cabin, Swiss-style barn with wood floor, vintage carpenter's shop and working corrals. The ranch offers multiple exceptional building sites. If you are looking for a mountain lifestyle, with spectacular scenery, and access to world class recreation, this is it. Aspen Springs Ranch is offered in two parcels or as a whole.