At 8,486± total acres and nearly 13 square miles, the Thieves’ Den Ranch is an extraordinary and secluded property that offers an unparalleled blend of recreational activities and breathtaking scenery. The expansive 13± square miles of the ranch features diverse terrain, ranging from riparian valleys along Bates Creek to sagebrush-dominated rangelands and ascending hills with bluffs and boulders. The property is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering opportunities for fishing in the nearly two miles of private trout stream along Bates Creek, as well as big game hunting for elk, antelope, mule deer, whitetail deer, turkey, and mountain lion.

The ranch’s centerpiece is a newly constructed custom home, completed in 2021, offering over 3,800± square feet of living space with stunning panoramic views. The home features an open and spacious layout, with large windows allowing abundant natural light and breathtaking vistas in all directions. The kitchen boasts modern amenities, including stainless steel appliances, beautiful wood cabinets, and granite countertops, making it a chef’s dream. The main floor also includes three bedrooms, with the primary bedroom enjoying a peaceful location near Bates Creek, complete with an en suite bathroom and walk-in closet.

The main home includes practical additions like a large pantry, mudroom, laundry room, and an oversized, heated three-car garage. Furthermore, there are steel buildings, including a heated shop, a livestock barn with corrals and pens, and an airplane hangar.

With easy access to Casper, located about 30 miles away, Thieves’ Den Ranch residents can conveniently access essential amenities such as healthcare, shopping, and restaurants. Casper also offers a variety of recreational activities, including skiing, mountain biking, and access to the famed Miracle Mile section of the North Platte River for fishing.

The ranch’s water resources are plentiful, with nearly two miles of private access to Bates Creek, home to western brook trout, and additional access to the nearby North Platte River and Alcova and Pathfinder Reservoirs. With a history of cattle ranching, the property holds territorial water rights and has opportunities for irrigation.

Overall, Thieves’ Den Ranch is a hidden gem, providing a unique and diverse range of activities within a private and picturesque setting, making it an ideal property for those seeking a secluded lifestyle in harmony with nature.


  • 3,040± deeded acres
  • 8,486± total acres, including State and BLM leases, which is 13± square miles
  • Vast, private acreage for mule deer, antelope, and elk hunting
  • Hunt areas: elk hunt area 19, general deer hunt area 66, limited quota antelope hunt area 32, and mountain lion hunt area 27. The ranch has qualified for 2 landowner antelope tags
  • Two miles of Bates Creek, a trout stream with unlimited potential for development
  • 91± acres water rights with newly developed grass hay meadows
  • Carrying Capacity: owner rated at 150 pair year-round with supplemental feeding
  • New, custom 3,800± square foot home with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms
  • Potential for wildlife food plot development
  • Nearly 4 miles of private road for superior privacy
  • 40 minutes to Casper International Airport
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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