Search for a Moorcroft home and enjoy life on the banks of the Belle Fourche River. This city consists of a little over 1,000 residents and is full of history. During the 1890’s this was the largest shipping point in the country. The railroad came through here in 1891 and the town started to bustle with a store, saloon, and a roadhouse.
There are many ranching properties in the area as well as Moorcroft real estate in the city. The coal and oil industries are big employers in Moorcroft. There are many shops and restaurants in town and the community has been working hard to transform an old elementary school in town into Moorcroft Town Center. There is gym equipment and open gym opportunities. This building is also a budding place to open a business and to hold a special event. It is an affordable place to rent for a birthday party, fundraising event, or other social gatherings. It can also serve as an entertainment venue.
Children who call Moorcroft home attend Crook County School District #1. Moorcroft High School serves about 180 students in grades 9-12, so youth here do not get lost in the crowd. Families enjoy visiting parks in the city such as Robinson Park, Texas Trails Park, and Florence Noonan Park. Other outdoor recreational opportunities near Moorcroft include swimming, hunting, golfing, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and much more. Camping, fishing, and boating opportunities are available at nearby Keyhole State Park. There are also many events that bring the community together. These include the Walleye Fishing Derby, Harvest Festival, Keyhole Expo, and Annual Halloween Party. The biggest event in town takes place the second Saturday in July. The Moorcroft Jubilee celebrates the heritage of the city and includes a chuck wagon breakfast in the morning, parade, barbecue, rodeo play day, and a street dance to end the day.