MLS of the Teton Board of Realtors Listing #15-1720
Approximately 600 feet Wind River frontage
Beautiful views of the Absaroka Mountain Range and Ramshorn Peak
Telephone and electric utilities are available at the property line
High Plains Power, electric, 307-455-2475
Dubois Telephone Exchange 307-455-2341
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2016 Taxes = $503
5.49 acres with approximately 600 ft of Wind River frontage
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.
Wild Rose Ranch subdivision is located 6 miles west of Dubois and although it receives more snow than in the valley, the driveway rarely needs to be plowed in the winter.
Wild Rose Ranch subdivision is situated approximately 6 miles west of Dubois, Wyoming, near the Stoney Point area. Access is by US Hwy 26 (5.5 miles) then gravel (0.5 miles) road. The Wind River runs through the property. To the North is the Absaroka Mountain range with beautiful views of Ramshorn Peak. The Shoshone National Forest is minutes away with unlimited recreational opportunities.
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.
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. 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, 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 i
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.
Wild Rose Ranch subdivision 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.
The subdivision has Wind River frontage and pasture. Trophy mule deer can be found on the ranch most times of the year. The Ranch’s irrigated fields and the riparian area along the Wind River provide excellent cover and forage for big game animals, wildlife, song birds, eagles, and hawks
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, Bull 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.