Fossil Canyon Ranch

Bear Lake


Knipe Land Company

Property Description

Fossil Canyon Ranch

Located in Bear Lake County, Idaho between the towns of Soda Springs and Montpelier. The county offers paradise to any outdoor enthusiast, embraces its rural pioneer heritage, thrives on its agricultural and tourism industries. Soda Springs and Montpelier offer a quality and quiet way of life. Along with providing most services.


This 947± deeded acres of grazing ground would also include 160± acre allotment of BLM grazing lease. The leased BLM land is adjacent to the deeded acres on the north side. Currently, the land is running approximately 135 cow / calf pairs for 4-5 months depending on conditions. To that end, it is fenced, has corrals and two year round springs that feed cattle troughs. Accessed off the county road beginning in spring through the fall months.

While there are no buildings on the land, there are two flat build-able sites near where the springs flow. Either or both spots would make excellent home sights. Providing breathtaking views of the mountains and timbered draws.  Without a doubt, the topography and natural water source allows the land to be abundant for big game hunting. naturally, the same can be said for said for trail raiding, wether on ATV or horseback.


The property is in an area know for good deer, elk and other big game hunting and located within Idaho Fish & Game Unit 76.  It borders the Caribou National Forest, State Lands, and BLM, the proximity to these great recreation areas that have limited access to the general public expands your playgound . The water and cover on the property brings in the wildlife. Nearby are places like, Bear Lake, which is often referred to as the “Caribbean of the West” due to the turquoise blue water color. It is a popular year round attraction for campers and water sports enthusiasts.  Lava Hot Springs is just one of several developed commercial hot springs in the area, and is a great place to have a reunion or other event. Visit the Idaho Potato Museum, the Minnetonka Cave or simply enjoy scouting the landscape for history markers of Native American or American Pioneers

Undoubtedly, Fossil Canyon Ranch is a productive piece of grazing land offers the opportunity to ranch it, recreate on it or build on it. A versatile piece of land available for sale.

Janey Knipe
, Associate Broker

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Property Highlights:

  • Recreation

  • Farming

  • Ranching


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