This charming property is the real deal–an authentic Old Wyoming log home, built in 1938 on 20.20 idyllic acres. It is located in a secluded, park-like setting on the western edge of Dubois, with a large grove of mature Cottonwood trees and a point of access to the Wind River. It offers 2800 sq. ft., 4 BR, 2 BA. The Main Level has a large living room with inviting river rock chimney and fireplace, original wood flooring and paneling. The custom river rock chimney also serves the eat-in kitchen with a wood-burning heating stove. There is a Master Bedroom on the main level with an adjacent 3/4 bathroom with washer/dryer. There is also a guest bedroom on the main level.
The second level has a large family/TV room, two bedrooms, and a 3/4 bathroom. The property is completed with a detached garage, hay shed, horse corrals, privacy, and year round access.
MLS of the Teton Board of Realtors #15-1673
Authentic log home built in 1938.
Main Level, 1600 square feet: Kitchen, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Guest Bedroom, Bathroom with Laundry facilities. Mudroom
Second Level, 1200 square feet: Family room, two bedrooms, bathroom.
Large, mature Cottonwood-treed pasture
Detached log garage
Interactive aerial map of 1305 Rhoades Street, Dubois, Wyoming
Dubois, Wyoming averages 9.92 inches of rain per year. Snowfall averages 47 inches per year in town and it does not usually accumulate. On average, there are 300 sunny days per year. The July high temperature averages 79 degrees and the January low temperature averages 12 degrees. The comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is 65 out of 100–where a higher number is more comfortable. The United States average on the comfort index is 44. Dubois was originally nicknamed “Never Sweat” because of the mild climate and dry breezes.
Dubois is a small, western, mountain town in the Wind River valley of west central Wyoming. It is on the east side of the Continental Divide at an elevation of 7000 ft. It has been voted one of the “Best Rural Towns” by American Cowboy Magazine. The 2013 US Census Bureau population is 995, in town. It is surrounded by the Absaroka and Wind River mountain ranges and is framed by picturesque red rock badlands. The Wind River begins as snowmelt in the mountains at the Continental Divide and flows through Dubois on its way to the Big Horn, Missouri, and Mississippi Rivers to the Gulf of Mexico.
Jackson Hole is 90 miles west of town. Dubois is on the southern edge of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem and is a gateway community to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. The Wind River Indian Reservation, home to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapahoe tribes, is 15 miles east of town. Riverton and Lander are 75 miles east.
The economy is based on agriculture, tourism, and public lands management. Dubois offers all of the amenities of modern life–a medical clinic, physical fitness centers, grocery store, library, numerous dude ranches, fine dining, and a municipal airport. It has an excellent K-12 school system, Fremont County School District #2, which offers exceptionally low student:teacher ratios. It is also home to the National Big Horn Sheep Interpretive Center, the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, the Dubois Museum, and a lively arts scene including fine arts galleries and music venues. Many and varied year round outdoor recreational opportunities abound including big game hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, snowmobiling, skiing, rodeo and horseback riding. The Dubois area has unlimited numbers of trails to explore with valued public access to national forest, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and State public lands. It is considered one of the most remote towns in the lower 48 states; yet commercial air service is available through Jackson and Riverton less than 100 miles away.
Residents are proud of the history and culture of this small mountain town and work enthusiastically to sustain it.
Dubois is located in the Upper Wind River Valley of west central Wyoming in the eastern foothills of the Continental Divide at 7000 feet elevation. It enjoys a dry climate with a large percentage of sunny days.
Dubois is a gateway community to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. The Fitzpatrick, Washakie and Teton Wilderness areas and Shoshone National Forest encircle the area providing unparalleled hunting, fishing, hiking, backcountry skiing and many more recreational opportunities.
The area is home to the largest herd of Bighorn sheep in the lower 48 states. It is also home to several thousand Rocky Mountain elk which winter here. Photographers and wildlife watchers can view grizzly and black bears, Bighorn sheep, moose, mule deer, whitetail deer, wolves, foxes, antelope, mountain lions, Trumpeter swans, Canadian geese and many species of ducks and songbirds.
Excellent fishing is available in the Wind River and its tributaries along with numerous mountain lakes and streams. Cutthroat, brook, German brown, and rainbow trout as well as mountain whitefish provide exciting opportunities.
2017 Taxes = $2,873
Dubois, WY, and the surrounding lands, both private and public, provide excellent wildlife habitat and are home to Rocky Mountain elk, mule deer, moose, antelope, grizzly and black bears, coyotes and wolves, antelope, foxes, Bighorn sheep, mountain lions, and many more.
For the angler, there is excellent fishing in the nearby Wind River and its tributaries—Horse Creek, East Fork, Wiggins Fork–and in numerous mountain streams and lakes such as Brooks Lake, Pelham Lake, Wind River Lake, and Lake of the Woods. Cutthroat, brook, brown, and rainbow trout as well as mountain whitefish offer unlimited opportunities. Boysen Reservoir, 110 miles east, offers excellent year round fishing for many species including walleye, lingcod, perch, bluegills, and bass. To the west, Snake River, Buffalo Fork of the Snake River, Jackson Lake, and the many streams and rivers of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks await.
The Upper Wind River Valley offers a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities including horseback riding, hiking, biking, ATV, canoeing, camping, scenic drives, photography, wildlife viewing, big game hunting, fishing, geocaching, and rockhounding. Winter recreation includes ice fishing, snowmobiling, back country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. Nearby Jackson Hole offers alpine skiing at two major resorts and summer whitewater rafting.