726-Acre Clarks Fork Canyon

Powell , Wyoming | Park County | 726 Acres

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726+/- deeded acres in Clark, Wyoming, includes a 5,000+/-acre BLM cattle grazing lease. The deeded land has access off a public paved county road, is fenced and has a stock well for livestock. The grazing lease extends to the Clark’s Fork River to the South and Little Rock Creek to the North which are excellent trout fisheries. Other features include dramatic mountain views, numerous species of wildlife in the area, excellent development potential, adjacent to public lands and a short distance to National Forest access. Lake Creek is a seasonal irrigation ditch that flows through the 726+/- parcel.

Clarks Fork Canyon Ranch lends itself to development or possible resale of several portions of the property while retaining others depending on your preference.
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The Clarks Fork Canyon Ranch is located 37 miles north of Cody, Wyoming the Rodeo Capital of the World. The property has direct access to the Clarks Fork River scenic corridor from Highway 8VC. Powell, a rural agricultural town and home to Northwest College, is 30 miles east. Red Lodge, Montana, a beautiful ski resort and entrance to the scenic Beartooth Highway is 32 miles northwest of Clark. Billings, Montana’s largest city is 84 miles north of the property.

Beyond the highway one travels to the south along the Absaroka Mountain Range. This area of the ranch would be ideal for development into exclusive home site properties of smaller acreages because of the exceptional views and proximity to the Park County market.

The property consists of 726+/- acres. The property is adjacent to State land along the west boundary, providing spectacular unobstructed views. A survey of the property has been prepared.

There are three accesses to the Shoshone National Forest, the Clarks Fork Canyon being the most spectacular. From the mouth of the Canyon you can horseback ride, hike or four-wheel drive five miles along the river with towering mountain walls on either side. At the end of the canyon, the trail on the north side switchbacks to the top of the Beartooth Mountains and goes over to Highway 212. This is the Morrison Jeep Trail.

Clark borders the Shoshone National Forest, state, and BLM -administered lands and the Clark’s Fork River/Canyon, making it a prime area for the outdoor enthusiast. Winters are moderately mild, with elevation averages of approximately 4,500 feet (1,400 m). The area is semi-arid high desert sagebrush plains with little rain or snowfall, averaging less than 10” per year, as the bordering mountains squeeze much of the moisture from the atmosphere. It was a wintering area for Indian tribes in the 19th century, due to the milder temperatures, relative lack of snow, abundant sunshine and game animals. - source: Wikipedia

It is an easy scenic drive to Yellowstone National Park as well as many other recreational opportunities within the Yellowstone ecosystem.

Clark is an unincorporated community with close relationships among the roughly 300 full-time residents (who share approximately 50 square miles of real estate). Residents are a mix of farmers, ranchers, and retirees who come to the area for the peaceful and relaxed atmosphere. Otherwise those working generally have employment in Powell or Cody.

The first Clark post office was established in 1891 and the first school was established in 1895. There is no longer a post office. Mail comes through the Powell post office.

The Clarks Fork Recreation Center hosts community activities including an annual rodeo. There is an elementary school in Clark, which is part of Park County School District #1 in Powell, but most junior high and high school students’ bus to Powell and the rest to Belfry, Montana.

Average annual high is 60.6 degrees
Average annual low is 29.7 degrees
Average annual precipitation is 7.16”
Average annual snowfall is 18.2”

Clarks Fork Canyon Ranch lends itself to development or possible resale of several portions of the property while retaining others depending on your preference.

Cooperative Marketing with Lance Bower, Canyon Real Estate.