Acreage on Old 85

Status: Available
Price: $160,000
Acres: 82 +/-
Price Per Acre: $1,951
Type: Ranches, Recreational Land, Undeveloped Land
Address: TDB Old Highway 85
City, State: Newcastle, Wyoming
County: Weston
ZIP Code: 82701
Lat/Long: 43.7548, -104.1652
Presented By: Jim Pederson


Rural property in the rolling plains south of Newcastle bordering parcels of State and BLM land. 82 acres of open grassland pastures with views toward Elk Mountain and the surrounding countryside. Good gravel road access and only a 10-minute drive to town.

Acreage on Old 85

Newcastle, Wyoming

82 acres - $160,000

Property & Terrain: The property includes 82.6 acres, which has been surveyed. The acreage borders public land on two sides. On the west it's adjacent to approximately 160 acres of State Land and on the south it's adjacent to about 40 acres of BLM Land. Public lands are subject to change and leasing. Local inquiry should be made before entering. The property is partially fenced. The topography is open rolling prairies at an elevation in the range of 4,100 feet.

Parcel Offering: The owners will consider splitting the property into two tracts of 40+/- acres each. The 40-acre tracts are priced at $88,000. 

Utilities & Easements: No utilities are currently installed to service the property. Along the north boundary there is an access easement to the State Land and an electrical transmission line goes through the property.

Covenants: The property does not have covenants.

Recreation & Wildlife: Entry into hundreds of thousands of acres of public land in the Black Hills National Forest can be accessed within a 20 to 30-minute drive of the property. Wildlife in the area includes Mule deer, antelope, turkey, mountain lion, bobcat, coyote and fox. This is an excellent site from which to enjoy all of the year-round recreation offered in the Black Hills.

Access & Location: The land is located south of Newcastle about 7 miles on Old Highway 85, which is a county-maintained gravel road. From Newcastle travel south on US Highway 85 for 3 miles, then turn east onto Old Highway 85 and travel another 4 miles to the property. The gravel road runs along east side of the property.

Approximate mileage to nearby towns:

  • Newcastle, WY - 7 miles,
  • Custer, SD - 40 miles,

  • Lusk, WY - 80 miles,

  • Gillette, WY - 85 miles,

  • Spearfish, SD - 85 miles,

  • Rapid City, SD - 81 miles.

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