Land Area: 71.67 Acres
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Situated in the heart of the rugged Pine Ridge area of northwest Nebraska lays a vast and unspoiled big game hunting property. The ever changing and highly diverse landscape that can be found throughout the property aids in supporting ideal habit conditions for the numerous big game animals that thrive on this majestic piece of land. From the deep canyon rims saturated with beautiful stands of native ponderosa pine to the wide open rolling meadows that provide excellent grazing for both wildlife and cattle, the dynamic scenery will keep you eager to explore more. Trails from decades past conveniently dissect the property and take you over the ridges and down through the thick timber and dense shrubs where the deer and elk roam. This property offers excellent numbers of trophy class elk, whitetail, mule deer and good numbers of Merriam turkey which can be easily seen displaying their vibrant colors in the canyons throughout the year.
The high quality grasses have greatly increased the carrying capacity of the property, making it more beneficial to both livestock and wildlife. The vacant farmhouse and outbuildings are complete with electricity and water and would provide the ideal location for setting up a base camp or cabin for extended stays. Adjacent to the farmstead lays productive tillable land and alfalfa ground for additional sources of income. Along with hunting, you can go hiking, ATV riding, horseback riding and camping. Multi-use properties of this caliber that contain trophy class elk, tremendous whitetail and mule deer hunting, along with excellent income potential is a luxury. Here is a unique opportunity to own a piece of property tucked away in the scenic Pine Ridge country of western Nebraska, with excellent grassland and premier hunting characteristics.
This property features;
A truly unique and diverse property with breathtaking views and endless opportunities at multiple species of big game animals.
The private drive connects the home/RV site to a gravel county road. A mile north of the property sits Squaw Mound, which rests at 4,659 feet above sea level which has panoramic views from the top of it bothdistinctive and far-reaching. The county road leads the way to the nearby town of Crawford, NE. Crawford is an old time railroad town known as “The Garden Beyond the Sandhills” and “The Big Game Capital of Nebraska.” This community has a population of about 1000 and provides many necessary services. K-12 school system, grocery store, hardware store, café and restaurant, gas stations and repair shops. The weekly livestock auction, annual 4th of July Parade and Rodeos and horseback riding events bring activity to the area. Historic Fort Robinson State Park just west of Crawford along Highway 20 is a nice family attraction and vacation destination and hosts the Western and Wildlife Art Show over the 4th of July. The convenient Legend Buttes Golf Course has been rated as one of the most scenic in the United States. The region itself is centrally located.
Chadron, Nebraska is the location of Chadron State College which offers educational opportunities, cultural and athletic events. Chadron’s amenities include shopping, restaurants, coffee shops and a community clinic/hospital providing health care services to the region.
The nearby Nebraska National Forest & Ogalala National Grasslands are both widely known for prime wildlife habitat. Large game includes elk, bighorn sheep, antelope, whitetail and mule deer. Smaller vary from bobcat, coyotes and turkey. The vast number of acres accessible to the public encompass terrain varied enough to entertain any outdoor fan. Trailheads throughout the Pine Ridge National Recreational Area connect to a nearly endless combination of trails available for hiking, trail riding, biking & camping.
Nearby State Wildlife Management Areas include the Peterson WMA, the Solider Creek WMA, the Ponderosa WMA & the Bighorn WMA each offering additional acres in the region for outdoor activities.
The Chadron Municipal Airport (CDR) is located 5 miles west of Chadron, NE on State Hwy 20. Commercial flights are provided by Boutique Air with services to Denver International Airport (DIA) and Alliance, NE (AIA).
The Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) is located 8 miles southeast of Rapid City, SD. Commercial flights offered by Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta and United.
The real estate taxes for 2017 are $2,379.30
Sellers reserve a non-participating royalty interest in the oil, gas and minerals for a period of 20 years from date of closing or so long as commercial production continued, if initiated during the initial 20 year reservation term.
This property should qualify for a property that is recognized by Nebraska Game & Parks as a property that is in an elk zone. This would allow a land owner to apply for an elk tag in the Ash Creek Elk unit. Contact Mike Lashley for more details.
Address: Crawford, NE 69339
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