About Wyoming

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Wyoming is the least populous U.S. state, with a U.S. Census population of 563,626 in 2010. This is a 14.1% increase since 2000. It is the tenth largest U.S. state by area. Cheyenne is the capital and the most populous city of Wyoming with a population of nearly 60,000 people within its city proper.

In 2002, more than six million people visited Wyoming’s national parks and monuments. The key tourist attractions in Wyoming include Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Devils Tower National Monument, Independence Rock (Wyoming) and Fossil Butte National Monument. Each year Yellowstone National Park, the world's first national park, receives three million visitors.

Historically, agriculture has been an important component of Wyoming’s economy. Its overall importance to the performance of Wyoming’s economy has waned. However, agriculture is still an essential part of Wyoming’s culture and lifestyle. More than 91% of land in Wyoming is classified as rural.

Economic Impacts of the Horse Industry are valued at approximately $286 million with an activity distribution as follows: • $46 million from Racing • $98 million from Showing • $77 million from Recreation • $64 million from other activities.

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Rodeo is big in Wyoming. Maybe it’s the Western culture that surrounds it, the history behind it or the no-holds-barred displays of courage and expertise, but rodeo is unlike any other sport and it is also about authentic Old Western spirit, camaraderie among competitors and raw emotion in the arena. Nowhere else can you truly witness the essence of Wyoming quite like this. Rodeo is a way of life and a profession for cowboys and cowgirls, who travel across the West making their living by bronc and bull riding, calf roping and barrel racing. It’s an occupation born in the days of the Wild West, when excellent horsemanship was a necessity on the ranch, as it still is in many places in Wyoming today. Back then, working cowboys would show off their riding and roping talents to one another, sometimes competing with neighboring outfits. Eventually, these get-togethers moved into towns as organized “bucking shows,” which gained popularity in part due to Buffalo Bill Cody’s traveling Wild West Show. 

Wyoming is home to one herd of wild horses which is located in the Pryor Mountains south of Billings along the Montana-Wyoming border. For more than a century, the Pryor Mountains have been home to free-roaming bands of wild horses.  The Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range is unique in both its setting and for the wild horses that inhabit it. Many of the horses have primitive striping on their backs, withers, and legs and are reputed to be descendents of "colonial" Spanish horses. 

 
  Wyoming in Numbers:
img Horse Population: Approximately than 99,000
img Total Economic Impact: $286 million
img Population: 563,626
img Land area: 97,100 sq. miles
img Capital: Cheyenne
img Counties: 23
img Highest Point : Gannett Peak 13,809 feet
img Lowest Point: Belle Fourche River 3099 feet
img 10 largest Cities :
 
 
  • Cheyenne, 55,731
  • Casper: 51,738
  • Laramie: 26,050
  • Gillette 22,685
  • Rock Springs: 18,772
 
  • Sheridan: 16,333
  • Green River: 11,787
  • Evanston: 11,459
  • Rivertom: 9,430
  • Cody: 9,100
 
 
$525,000
Gorgeous Custom - Built Home on Nearly 60 Acres Near Wildlife Refuge

Riverton, Fremont County, Wyoming


If quiet, country living is what you're after, this is it! With nearly 60 acres - over 40 of which is irrigated - and bordering lands controlled by the Bureau of Reclamation, this is an ideal spot for you, your family, and your horses to live!

Olivia Prince , Wind River Realty

57.40 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3507 SQ FT
 
$849,900
Arena in the Valley- Spur Ridge

Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming


4 Bedroom, 3 bathroom updated ranch style house on 39 acres with 2 car oversized attached garage, mudroom, recreation room, library, gigantic master suite with double sink master bath, walk in closets for all 4 bedrooms, great room, entertaining kitchen with new appliances including gas stove top, double oven with convection, sun porch off west side, indoor riding arena approximately 160x80with insulated tack, heated shop approximately 60x40, and 3 stall barn with 2 winterized automatic waterer and hay storage and tack. Two of the stalls are insulated. Set up for horse or pigs, goats, etc! Privacy and views abound on this ultimate horse property. Views of the Snowy Mountains and Medicine Bow peark- Just up the road from BLM. Excellent water and wood furnace. Please call to discuss this price. We are willing to pay realtor fee for buyers if you prefer to use a realtor in your purchase. We are ready to sell- so bring your numbers to the negotiation table. For sale by owner. Contact owner Less

Katrina Cox

38.20 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3692 SQ FT
 
$5,700,000
Beautiful One - of - a - Kind Jackson Hole Horse Property!

Wilson, Teton County, Wyoming


This beautifully secluded 4.66 acre property in Tucker Ranch is truly one-of-a-kind. Enjoy tireless view of the "Grand" overlooking the open pastures for our horses and the creeks and ponds. This property is located in Tucker Ranch, on the Exclusive West Bank of Jackson Hole. Bring your family on vacation or stay year round, lay out the buffalo robes as a welcome mat for friends or clients. As an owner you will have access to a privately stocked 35 acre Tucker Lake, and if looking for the big fishing holes take a short 500 yard walk and enjoy our private access to the Snake River. The property itself encompasses a compound retreat of 5 separate structures centered on the lodge pole pine Main House, and surrounded by a detached log Guest House/3 car Garage, a Summer outdoor Kitchen featuring professional appliances, a heated cedar Greenhouse with water, and a barn with three stalls, hay storage, loft, tack and wash rooms, and a 785 sq ft caretakers apartment. During ski season as many as 16 people have slept comfortably here. The property was designed for privacy with the three larger structures being fully self sufficient accommodations, but close enough to the Main House or Summer Kitchen for entertaining and family gatherings, which has hosted several 200 person events. The property comes with virtually unlimited water rights dating from the 1800s, with water as cold as ice and crystal clear from 2 wells. Incredible wildlife across the property: enjoy views of bald eagles that nest right off the property line, the herds of elk, Mama Moose and her twins, the horses out in the pasture, coyotes, foxes, deer, squirrels, chipmunks, humming birds, owls, and the occasional bear seeking refuge from a fire. You will soon realize that you really do live in your own park, yet surrounded by the rival national park system.

Jackson Hole Real Estate , Jackson Hole Real Estate Company

4.66 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
5785 SQ FT
 
$380,000
Built for Wyoming - backed up to Wyoming State land

Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming


Price Reduced! Built for Wyoming! Handsome log sided home, with a steel roof, backed up to Wyoming State land, and private ranch land. Owner has watched elk, deer, moose, antelope and of course, cattle, across the fence line. All bases covered with wood stove, pellet stove, generator, propane OR electric forced air furnace, and central a/c. Beautiful pine flooring, concrete counter tops, abundant garden spot. Room for a big family, but cozy and comfortable. So much living space, for the price! Community riding arena close by, state wildlife area nearby. Build your own horse barn, and ride to your heart's content.

Cathy Anderson , Coldwell Banker The Property Exchange

17.94 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3494 SQ FT
 
$274,500
Beautiful, Cody, Wyoming, Horse Property with Exceptional Views

Cody, Park County, Wyoming


Cody, WY: City conveniences only minutes away! Engaging views on 26.05 acres with plenty of roaming room for your small herd of horses. Enjoy the quiet little creek that ambles through and watch the wildlife wander by! All utilities are to the lot line. Gorgeous views of Carter Mountain and Heart Mountain! Build your Dream Home and settle into a premier subdivision on the outskirts of Cody, WY. Agent interest.

Sue Franks , Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Brokerage West, Inc.

26.00 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$695,000
120 acres with a gorgeous 4608 sq ft new home! It's a horse lovers dream!!!

Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming


This property is 120 acres east of Douglas. The property is fenced and cross fenced with quality grass. The home is a gorgeous 4608 sq. ft. home with amazing mountain views!

Rhonda Holdbrook , American West Realty

120.00 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
4608 SQ FT
 
$2,650,000
Rivers Ranch

Meeteetse, Park County, Wyoming


Description Located 6 miles south of Meeteetse, Wyoming at the intersection of highway 290 and road 4DT, is the Rivers Ranch on the Wood River. For the first time in almost 80 years, one of the most spectacular ranches on the Absaroka front is being offered for sale. Its eastern border boasts almost one mile of one of the wests most outstanding freestone streams hosting the most genetically pure population of Yellowstone cutthroat trout in the region. On the western border lies the 1000 acre Lower Sunshine reservoir. This crystal clear lake is fed from snowmelt and boasts some of the healthiest most beautiful cutts around. The lower section, east of 4DT, are the river bottom irrigated meadows with nearly a mile of the cottonwood and willow lined Wood River running along the Northern Border. West of road 4DT, is a high mesa overlooking the valley and river below, and stretches across irrigated meadows to border the 1000 acre Lower Sunshine Reservoir. The expansive views from the ranch takes in practically the entire Big Horn Basin from its perch under the Absaroka Mountains 12,000+ peaks. The 611+ deeded acre ranch is a generations old legacy property settled by the early pioneers of this remote section in the Big Horn Basin. As a base for a larger cattle and sheep operation, the ranch boast 375+ acres of irrigated hay and pasture ground. Hay is raised annually for winter feed, and irrigated pasture and lease ground is used for summer grazing. Water is supplied from the Wood River along with shares in the Lower Sunshine reservoir supplied by the Lower Sunshine Canal. A 300 acre private lease adjoins the property and provides additional grazing for the operation. The improvements on the ranch include a well sited older home that is currently not in use, the old card room from the Rivers Saloon that hosted the early settlers, including LeRoy Parker, aka, Butch Cassidy as a patron. Domestic water is available from the Meeteetse municipal water supply. Wildlife that frequent the ranch include Elk, Mule and Whitetail Deer, Moose and Bear as well as almost all the species of wildlife that inhabit the greater Yellowstone ecosystem. Fishing is a premier feature of the ranch. This lower stretch of the Wood River, just above its confluence with the Greybull River is a haven for a large population of native cutthroat trout. Lower Sunshine reservoirs aqua blue waters offer some of Wyomings best lake fishing in a high country setting bordering the ranch. This is a rare offering of a western Wyoming Ranch, at the gateway to Yellowstone country, with its outstanding recreational amenities and multi-generation record of a productive agriculture. The Rivers Ranch constitutes one of the most outstanding conservation opportunities on the market today.

Roy Ready , Western Land Sales

611.00 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$295,000
Horse Property with lots of extras!!

Torrington, Goshen County, Wyoming


This is a horse lovers dream property on 10 acres with a new 52 X 80 Cleary pole barn with 3 stalls and small indoor arena, tack room with concrete floor and an 14' overhead door, a 10' and 12' slide doors. There is also an older barn with a new metal roof and tack/feed room and a 30 X 60 Quonset with electric doors and full concrete and 220 amp electric. The house has 3 bedrooms and 2.75 bath with all new flooring in the main level and new appliances in the kitchen. New central air was also added

Blair Newman , Newman Realty

10.10 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.75 BATHROOMS
3114 SQ FT
 
$6,200,000
Spectacular End of the road Horse Ranch bordering river and National Forest

Cody, Park County, Wyoming


Situated in the South Fork of the Shoshone River Valley, 40 miles southwest of Cody, Wyoming, is the Flying H Ranch. Comprised of 280 diverse deeded acres, the land is a blend of lush irrigated hay fields, riparian corridor, aspen and cottonwood groves and rangeland pastures. This combination provides excellent habitat to the abundant wildlife, including elk, moose, mule deer, mountain lion and the occasional grizzly bear or wolf. With the quality forage the ranch qualifies for land owner tags for deer and elk. Bordered by public Shoshone National Forest, an incoming owner will enjoy unlimited recreation, privacy and peace unrivaled by other ranches. Considered one of the best trout fisheries in Wyoming, the South Fork of the Shoshone River runs along the property for approximately two miles. To compliment the river there are three ponds on the ranch, providing excellent onsite fishing opportunities for rainbow, brook and brown trout. Naturally appealing, the irrigated meadows produce approximately 50 tons of quality grass hay annually. Year round accessibility provides the opportunity to live on the ranch continually or make this a summer vacation property. Improvements include a beautiful owner’s home, guest house, managers home, bunk house, heated shop, and historic horse barn. With spectacular mountain views, abundant wildlife, recreation and end of the road seclusion, Flying H Ranch offers a western lifestyle unmatched in the Rocky Mountain region.

Ted Harvey , Live Water Properties of Cody

280.00 ACRES
14 BEDROOMS
8 BATHROOMS
8642 SQ FT
 
$520,000
Ropers Paradise

Torrington, Goshen County, Wyoming


This is a spectacular horse property close to Torrington. All new ground level home with a large attached garage (2500 sq ft.), with the newest upgrades. There is a top-end horse barn (36x72) with horse stalls and automatic water. This is all on 40 acres of Native Grasses. There is a top of the line roping arena pipe with lights, feed pens with concrete aprons and bunks. There are 2 wells on the property.

Blair Newman , Newman Realty

40.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2500 SQ FT

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