Salmon River Ranch is situated on the Salmon River just south of Challis, Idaho. Challis is a small ranching community and the county seat of Custer County, 2.5± hours from Idaho Falls. The town lies along the Salmon River drainage, with mountains on each side. The area offers incredible scenery and year-round recreation opportunities. 


The property consists of 182± acres which are situated between State Highway 93 and the Salmon River. The acreage sits back from the highway offering end of the road privacy and it is currently used for grazing. 104± acres has been platted into 42 parcels ranging from 1± acre to 4.33± acres and recorded as the Mountain Ash Subdivision. 78± acres is in the flood plain along the river with waterways, ponds, over ½ mile of river frontage, and hundreds of Cottonwood and other trees. This part of the property was intended as a common area for all of the parcel owners to enjoy the river.


Underground power and phone lines have been run to each lot. There are also two wells on the property, although only one has a pump. One of the wells is located close to the subdivision entrance. The other well is located on the north side of the property. There is also a nice spot for a boat launch, allowing additional river access.


The property has water rights for irrigation, with water delivered by Gini Ditch Company. A buyer will need to set up an irrigation system to apply the water. 


With hundreds of trees, waterways, and ponds, this property has excellent recreation opportunities. The area along the river is peaceful with gentle banks, allowing easy access to the water. Along with great fishing, wildlife is plentiful on and around the property. Elk, mule deer, whitetail deer, wild turkey, ducks, and geese visit often. 


This Salmon River Ranch is perfect for the hunter, fisherman, outdoor enthusiast, farmer, rancher, or perhaps a builder or developer. The land has many possibilities. A buyer may use it as a private riverfront property, share with friends, sell a few lots, or develop it into a riverfront community. Showings are available by prior appointment to buyers registered with the listing company.