Odenbach Bay Ranch
910 Acres
Fairfax, SD

Gregory County, SD Land for Sale

Fairfax, SD | 910 +/- ACRES

The Odenbach Bay Ranch is situated in a pristine setting where the Missouri River breaks meet with steep ravines and wide-backed ridges covered in a mix of deciduous and cedar trees. The ranch is located approximately 6 miles north of Fairfax, SD. With direct access to the river via Odenbach Bay, year-round hunting opportunities, and the ability to operate as a viable cattle operation, an offering like the Odenbach Bay Ranch is a rare find for the cattle man or avid outdoorsman alike.



From the ranch gate it is just 6 miles to Fairfax, SD | 8 miles to Bonesteel, SD | 39 miles to Platte, SD | and 55 miles to Winner, and 150 miles to Sioux Falls, SD.

Legal Description

Township 96 North, Range 68 West, 5th PM, Gregory County, South Dakota

Section 14: 30.0 Acres

W1/2SW1/4SW1/4; SE1/4SW1/4SW1/4

Section 22: 280.0 Acres

E1/2NE1/4; SE1/4; SE1/4SW1/4

Section 23: 360.0 Acres

W1/2NE1/4; NW1/4; NE1/4SW1/4; W1/2SW1/4

Section 27: 240.0 Acres

NE1/4; E1/2NW1/4


Locally, the town of Bonesteel boasts an elementary school, post office, medical clinic and community club, grocery store, two restaurants, a coffee shop, daycare and assisted living center among other locally owned businesses. Being within an hour to Winner or Platte South Dakota as well as O’Neill Nebraska provides a number of options for shopping among other amenities. Bonesteel offers a private airport with the Joe Foss Field Airport only 150 miles away in Sioux Falls.

The Missouri River passes along and east of the Odenbach Bay Ranch which provides ample opportunity for major league fishing, skiing, and boating. Several lakes sprinkle the area for more fishing opportunities as well as water sports such as kayaking, paddle-boarding and canoeing. This area is a hunter’s paradise! Big game animals include antelope, whitetail and mule deer with a plethora of game birds such as pheasant, duck, geese and turkey just to name a few.


The property consists of 910 +/- Acres and is being offered in its entirety. The ranch is currently utilized as a working cattle ranch, but has a remarkable wild game element that places the Odenbach Bay Ranch next to any world class small hunting property in South Dakota.


Monster white-tailed deer, turkey, grouse, water fowl, and a variety of fur bearing animals frequent the property.


The ranch improvements include a newer modular 2 bed 2 bath home located in the center of the property, along with modest outbuildings and corrals.


Water on the ranch is plentiful. North scalp creek runs through most of the ranchand is a live water creek fed by springs. It picks up as it meanders towards the Missouri River and drops into the Bay. Domestic water is provided by the Tripp County Rural Water system.


Taxes: The 2022 taxes for the Odenbach Bay Ranch are $3,467.53

Contact Us

Tanner Hewitt, Broker Associate: Rapid City, SD Office, (605) 490-7952

Tyson Hewitt, Broker Associate: Rapid City, SD Office, (605) 206-0034

JD Hewitt, Managing Broker: Rapid City, SD Office, (605) 347-1100

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