Cottonwood Creek Cabin
The best of back country recreation with a live stream and adjacent to the Medicine Bow National Forest on two sides. This remote location on the eastern slope of the Laramie Mountains is just two miles from the summit of Laramie Peak in Elk Hunt Area 7. Cottonwood Creek meanders through the property for over one mile. A two-bedroom cabin is situated on a private ridge offering outstanding views. An incredible opportunity in an area synonymous with outdoor recreation.
Cottonwood Creek Cabin
Albany County - Wheatland, Wyoming
387 acres - $1,550,000
Property: The property consists of 387 acres. The property is partially fenced.
Terrain: The landscape has a diverse mixture of high plateaus, rocky gulches, hidden parks and over one mile of a mountain stream. Cottonwood Creek is lined with a variety of native bushes, aspen trees and pockets of pine. Kloer Creek connects to Cottonwood Creek in the southwestern corner of the property. The creeks may be seasonal at times. The open plateaus and ravines are covered with remarkable rock formations of granite, sandstone and limestone. The western and most of the northern boundaries adjoin the Laramie Peak Unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest. A wildfire went through the area several years ago. Outstanding views are offered in all directions of the surrounding Laramie Mountains. Where else could you have Laramie Peak in your backyard. Many other well-known landmarks rise out of the nearby hills including the Haystack Peaks, Albany Peak and Bear Head Mountain. The elevation varies from 6,600 to 7,100 feet above sea level.
Cabin: Two-bedroom cabin is situated on a sunny plateau on the eastern side of the property. It has a full bath, covered deck and wood stove for heat. Spring water feeds the cabin.
Utilities: The cabin has electricity. There currently isn't any cellphone service in this area.
Covenants: The property does not have covenants.
Wildlife: The surrounding area is prime habitat for a variety of wildlife including deer, bighorn sheep, black bear, elk, turkey, mountain lion, bobcat, coyote, fox, eagles and hawks. The land is in the following Hunt Areas: Elk # 7, Deer #64, Bighorn Sheep #19.
Recreation: The property is situated in a tremendous location where the beauty and outdoor recreational amenities of the Laramie Mountains and the bordering Medicine Bow National Forest await. Many roads and trails lead through the countryside to destinations like Esterbrook Campground, Friend Park Campground & Trailhead at Laramie Peak and North Laramie River Trailhead. Some of the trails are suitable for ATV and some are non-motorized.
Location & Access: There are numerous routes leading into the property with the easiest route being traveling south of Glendo on Interstate 25 to Exit 94, then west on Fish Creek Road to Harris Park Road then Cottonwood Park Road to the private easement into the property. The property is about 9/10ths of a mile west of Cottonwood Park Road via an unimproved private access trail shared with a neighboring property, which leads into the east side of the land. Cottonwood Park Road is county-maintained. Traveling this route it's about 20 miles to a paved road (at the junction of Fish Creek Road and Harris Park Road) and 28 miles to Interstate 25. Wheatland and Glendo are the closest towns, with each being 90-minute drive.
Approximate Mileage to nearby towns and destinations:
- Easterbrook Campground - 21 miles,
- Glendo, Wyoming - 44 miles,
- Wheatland, Wyoming - 44 miles,
- Torrington, Wyoming - 77 miles,
- Douglas, Wyoming - 71 miles,
- Casper, Wyoming - 118 miles,
- Cheyenne, Wyoming - 112 miles.
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