Users' questions

Who owns the Pitchfork ranch in Wyoming?

Who owns the Pitchfork ranch in Wyoming?

Current owners Greg Luce and Drs. Lenox and Fran Baker purchased the ranch in 1999 for an undisclosed price. The Turnells leased the ranch from its new owners for 10 years, while retaining about about 10,000 acres of the property themselves.

How many windmills are located on Pitchfork ranch?

Like most historic cattle operations, this ranch has 6 windmills and steel rims used for storing water.

How big is the Pitchfork ranch Wyoming?

165,000 acres
The Pitchfork home ranch covers 165,000 acres in Dickens and King counties near the town of Guthrie, Texas, with a satellite operation in Oklahoma. The Pitchfork is larger today than at any time in its history. Recently the Pitchfork sold its Flint Hills ranch in Kansas and purchased land in Jefferson county Oklahoma.

What’s the largest ranch in Texas?

King Ranch
King Ranch comes in at about 825,000 acres, and this makes it the biggest ranch in Texas. The ranch is located in south Texas between Corpus Christi and Brownsville.

Where is the Pitchfork Ranch in Yerington Nevada?

The century-old Pitchfork Ranch, located near Yerington, Nevada, is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with 7 miles of the celebrated East Walker River open for exploration. Visitors are invited to experience camping, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, kayaking, fishing, or simply relaxing in an idyllic country setting.

Who was the founder of the Pitchfork Ranch?

In 1879, a German royal named Otto Franc von Lichtenstein founded the Pitchfork Ranch along the Greybull River in Wyoming Territory’s Bighorn Basin. Eight years later, on Nov. 26, 1887, Charles Belden, who would come to that ranch as an adult, was born in San Francisco.

When did Charles Belden photograph the Pitchfork Ranch?

His three decades of images told the story of Wyoming ranching in national magazines from about 1914 to 1940, making both him and Wyoming’s massive Pitchfork Ranch famous. But there is much more to Belden’s story than meets the eye.

Is the Nine Mile Ranch open to the public?

Currently, the Elbow section of the Nine Mile Ranch is open for exploration. The Pitchfork Ranch opened to the public on September 22, 2018. Announcements will be made as phased development is completed.