Blind Frog Ranch of Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch is the location of the latest Discovery reality show, which is situated in Utah’s Uintah Basin.
The Discovery Channel is no stranger to producing reality format shows that have viewers questioning whether the show is scripted or factual.
One of the most recent shows introduced which has similar speculations is 2021’s Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch.
Based on the bizarre where the location and mysticism of the land is the premise, which is, “There are some places on earth where the land just seems different, and Blind Frog Ranch in eastern Utah is one of those places. Locals say the land is cursed. That it’s trying to hold on to something.”
Where did Duane Ollinger get his money?
Duane Ollinger, the title character of Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch, is the owner of the Blind Frog Ranch. He has dedicated a majority of his life to uncovering the treasure that he believes is buried in one or more of the seven caves on his property.
This has led to questions about where he got the money to buy the ranch. Ollinger’s wealth is attributed to the business he owned previously as a high-risk oil contract, which he sold after making money to focus on his treasure hunting expedition on his property.
Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch: What is Blind Frog Ranch location?
Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch has garnered traction due to the mysticism that the show perpetuates as it has more seasons.
Season two of the show aired on the Discovery Channel between January 2022 and March 2022, with a season that had eight episodes in total.
Seeing as the show has a captive audience which is also engulfed in the mystery of whether there is actually treasure that can be found on the land, it is no surprise that there has been a growing demand to know where the Blind Frog Ranch is located.
The uniquely named ranch is reported to be located in the Uintah Basin, Utah. The unique name of the ranch has a story that is just as bizarre as the show’s premise.
While digging in one of the caves in search of the infamous treasure on his land, Ollinger could not discover any treasure. Instead, he discovered blind frogs. It is believed that the frogs became blind as a result of the lack of light in the cave.
Seemingly inspired by the fact, Ollinger dubbed the ranch the name. Blind Frog Ranch is believed to be 160 acres of land which is estimated to be 3 032 feet by 3 032 feet.
Other interesting facts about Blind Frog Ranch and its surroundings
Another interesting fact about the Blind Frog Ranch is that it is believed to be haunted and cursed, though this does not seem to bother Duane Ollinger, as his pursuit of the elusive treasure he believes is on the land is his priority.
Moreover, located next to the ranch is Skinwalker Ranch, commonly known as Sherman Ranch, which is believed to have high UFO activity, and the Uintah Basin is believed to have fossils of dinosaurs.
Lastly, the land is believed to have high natural gas and oil reserves.
Is Eric Drummond a real geologist?
One way that Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch has attempted to affirm the authenticity of the show’s premise as more than just a folklore is the introduction of geologist and prospector, Eric Drummond.
Drummond is the expert in the mostly family-oriented cast of the show, which has had viewers question whether he is a real geologist or not.
But Discovery affirms that he is by sharing in part that, “…Eric is world-renowned for several major wildcat discoveries that he’s made around the world. From finding diamonds around the lava lake at an active volcano, to a mountain full of rubies in Greenland that he’s currently mining, no project is too unusual for Eric.”
Will there be a Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch season three?
Since Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch has continued to grow in popularity since premiering in 2021, with the second season ending in March with a total of eight episodes, viewers are excited about the reports that the series has been confirmed to return for a new season.
Other details about the season are pretty few currently. However, reports believe the third season will return to the Discovery Channel sometime in 2023.
It is likely that it will return in January 2023 to coincide with the release of season two, which was released in January 2022.