Bear Run Ranch

Status: Under Contract
Price: $2,500,000
Acres: 407 +/-
Price Per Acre: $6,143
Type: Hunting Land, Ranches, Recreational Land, Single Family
City, State: Newcastle, Wyoming
County: Weston
ZIP Code: 82701
Lat/Long: 43.9777, -104.0784
Presented By: Jim Pederson
Taxes: $2,824
Dwelling Sq Ft: 3,232
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3


Stunning mountain ranch with beautiful vistas, live water, exquisite Black Hills scenery, and it's adjacent to public lands on three sides. Rustic log home perfectly situated in a hilltop venue offering amazing views. The home was thoughtfully designed for hosting family and friends in warm and welcoming surroundings. Excellent habitat for elk, mule deer, whitetail deer and turkey. Secluded setting at the convergence of Bear Run and Little Bear Run near the entrance of Beaver Creek Canyon, yet less than one mile from a maintained county road. The ranch borders both Black Hills National Forest and BLM lands at the Wyoming - South Dakota Stateline.  A remarkable property in the heart of outdoor recreation close to the historic corridor of the Cheyenne-Deadwood Stagecoach Route.

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Bear Run Ranch
Newcastle, WY
407 acres - $2,500,000

Property: The ranch consists of 407 acres. Portions of the property have been surveyed. 

Home: Nestled in a wooded setting near the southern edge of the ranch, the home is in a private end of the road location and positioned atop a high plateau with an absolutely incredible panorama of the Beaver Creek Valley and the surrounding Black Hills. The home is strategically placed so this view could be enjoyed in every season. 

The inviting ambience of the western lodge design offers a place to unwind and appreciate the peaceful country life. The home has 3,232 square feet with the main portion constructed in 2005 and the addition being built 2008. Features include two stone fireplaces, full length deck for outdoor entertaining, covered front porch, two laundry rooms, attractive wood floors, large windows, open beam ceilings, tile bathroom floors and much more. The great room is the centerpiece of the home with soaring open beam ceiling, a wall of windows to savor the view, massive stone fireplace, deck access, wet bar and dining room specifically planned to accommodate large gatherings in ease. The kitchen is open to a sitting room with wood burning fireplace and features granite live-edge counter tops, soft close drawers, farm house sink, gas range with commercial grade hood and has a walk-in pantry closet nearby.  

There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The main ensuite bedroom on the upper level overlooks the great room and features a lounging area with large windows to enjoy the northern view of the Black Hills, a cozy gas soapstone stove, wall with three closets, 3/4 bath and private laundry. The two-story guest wing includes a main level bedroom with laundry area, deck access and a 3/4 bath nearby. A second guest bedroom on the upper level has private bath, walk-in closet and loft reading area. 

Outbuilding: Across the driveway from the home there is a 40' x 64' heated shop building built in 2008. It has a cement floor and two overhead propane heaters. Overhead doors on each end provides a convenient drive through option. 

Terrain: The terrain has great diversity with a mixture of trees including pine, spruce, cedar, aspen, and paper birch plus a variety of wild berry bushes, including chokecherries, gooseberries, and Oregon grapes. The mountain mahogany brush provides great browse for deer and elk. On the western side of the ranch, near the home, wooded hills lead to an open valley edged by rimrocks with numerous places for food plots. The eastern portion goes into a wild and scenic mountainous terrain with a creek and where the canyons of Bear Run and Little Bear Run have rugged forested hills with dark timber, and steep rimrocks. A good ATV trail through BLM land goes into both canyons. The elevations on the ranch are in the range of 5,250 feet to 6,200 feet above sea level.

Water: A mountain stream with catch pond runs near the northeastern side of the ranch in Bear Run Canyon. A well reported to be 773 feet deep services the home.  

Wildlife:  The area is home to elk, mule deer, whitetail deer and wild turkey. The mountainous terrain invites a variety of small game animals such as mountain lion, bobcat, coyote, fox, eagles and hawks. More information on hunt areas and seasons can be obtained from the Wyoming Game and Fish at  

Recreation:  This ranch joins a vast amount of public land. It only touches other deeded property on the westerly portion of the land. BLM land is adjacent to the northerly and southerly boundaries and the Black Hills National Forest is on the eastern side at the Wyoming-South Dakota Stateline. The opportunities for hunting, hiking, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, photography, ATV or horseback riding are plentiful. Outdoor enthusiast will find endless recreational adventures await. 

The Black Hills area abounds with history and places of interest. Many day trips around the area can be enjoyed to destinations like Deerfield Lake, Historic Deadwood, Devils Tower National Monument, Mount Rushmore Memorial, Spearfish Canyon, Custer State Park, Keyhole State Park, and Crazy Horse Monument just to name a few. The closest nine-hole golf course is at Newcastle.  

Showings: The property is shown by appointment only. It is on a private easement with locked gate, please do not attempt to drive by. Your consideration is appreciated.

Access and Location:  The ranch is in a secluded, yet easily accessible location in the Wyoming Black Hills. It is north of Newcastle, Wyoming via the Beaver Creek Road then approximately 3/10th mile on a private road easement to the west side of the property, then continue another 1/2 mile through the property to the buildings. 

Approximate distances to nearby towns: 

  • Newcastle, WY - 16 miles;
  • Four Corners, WY - 10 miles; 
  • Sundance, WY - 36 miles;
  • Spearfish, SD - 70 miles;
  • Deadwood, SD - 47 miles;
  • Gillette, WY - 98 miles; 
  • Rapid City, SD - 86 miles; 
  • Casper, WY - 182 miles;
  • Billings, MT - 330 miles;
  • Denver, CO - 334 miles. 

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