Legacy Hunting Ranch Adjacent to BLM and State Land

Legacy Hunting Ranch Adjacent to BLM and State Land

Klingback Hunting Ranch in Gem County, Idaho, is a legacy hunting ranch that has been in the same family for over four generations. The 525 +/- acres of rolling topography is nestled between Squaw Butte and Black Canyon Reservoir. It offers excellent hunting for deer, elk, chukar, pheasants, and quail. Additionally, the ranch backs up to both BLM and State of Idaho land, offering thousands of more acres to recreate on.


The land offers many natural amenities. Both Spring Creek and Long Hollow Creek meander through the property and it has multiple year-round natural springs with water flowing from one of the springs at up to 60 gallons per minute. Three of the springs have been developed for irrigation, stock water, and domestic use.

Approximately 36 acres of the hunting ranch for sale is cultivatable for growing hay or alfalfa. The property is set up for livestock or horses with its shop, tack shed, feeding barn, round pen, fenced pasture, and dry grazing land. The views throughout the property are stunning and there are multiple sites on the property that would be perfect for building a dream home or hunting lodge.

  • 524 total acres
  • BLM grazing permit
  • Borders public lands
  • Building sites
  • Creeks
  • Dry grazing land
  • Feeding barn
  • Fenced pasture
  • Hunting
  • Multiple natural springs, 3 developed
  • Rolling topography
  • Round pen
  • Shop
  • Suitable for livestock or horses
  • Water rights
  • Wildlife
  • Views


The recreational ranch has a single level farmhouse built in 1952, with an unfinished basement The finished living area has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, oak hardwood flooring, and a wood fireplace. The exterior of the home has mature shade trees and landscaping that is perfect for relaxing. There is a detached garage for parking vehicles. Additionally, there is room to store an RV in one of the many outbuildings surrounding the home.


Emmett residents enjoy their close proximity to recreational opportunities, particularly hunting and fishing. Popular fishing hotspots include Sawyers Pond, Black Canyon Dam, or the Payette River, which winds through the community. Area hunters appreciate the exceptional game bird hunting and big game hunting available at their fingertips. Another local natural attraction is Squaw Butte, where many people enjoy hiking or snowshoeing.

Klingback Hunting Ranch has open access to both the bordering BLM and State of Idaho land. It is also centrally located to many recreational hotspots within Gem County.

  • 4.2 miles from Black Canyon Dam
  • 4.3 miles from Wild Rose Park
  • 5.3 miles from the Payette River
  • 5.2 miles from Black Canyon Park
  • 7.5 miles from Roystone Hot Springs
  • 9.3 miles from Montour Wildlife Management Area
  • 10.5 miles from Downtown Emmett

Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources

The ranch has 32 acres of water rights for irrigation and 10 acres of water rights for domestic use through the Idaho Department of Water Resources. There are also stock water rights for up to 100 range cattle.

  • 1899 priority water rights from Long Hollow Creek for irrigation, domestic use, and stock water
  • 1908 priority water rights from Spring Creek for stock water
  • 1960 priority water groundwater rights for irrigation


The rural town of Emmett, Idaho is located 10.5 miles from the property, so you are close to shopping and services. Emmett, Idaho is a thriving community that serves as the county seat of Gem County. The region is known as The Valley of Plenty due to its bountiful agriculture industry and rich soils. Gem County produces a variety of tasty fruits from its abundant fruit orchards. Other notable agricultural roles in the Emmett Valley include dairy farming and livestock farming. Emmett is also within a 30 to 60-minute commute from the Boise metro area, making it a great place to enjoy the perks of small-town living while still being close to the amenities of a larger city.

This Idaho ranch for sale is offered by Hayden Outdoors Real Estate. Contact Hayden Outdoors for more information on this property or to schedule a private showing. Hayden Outdoors represents buyers and sellers of the finest land, ranches, and farm properties for sale.

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