Situated along the banks of the Yellowstone River, the Greater Yellowstone Ranch is a Montana Ranch for Sale that offers an agricultural component as well as premier recreational opportunities for the sporting enthusiast. Consisting of 9,602± total acres, this three-generation Montana ranch is one of the larger contiguous landholdings in this area of the Treasure State. The land and topography vary from river riparian bottomland, to crop ground and high timbered ridges interspersed with numerous draws, coulees and basins. The ranch borders approximately four miles of river, which serves as a magnet for a diverse wildlife community that includes mule deer, whitetail deer, elk, antelope, turkey, pheasant, Hungarian partridge and waterfowl species, as well as many non-game animals and birds. The ranch is minimally improved with a small home and outbuildings, however, there are many wonderful homesites, any of which would enjoy spectacular southern views of the Beartooth Mountains.
Historically, the ranch has functioned as a commercial cow/calf operation with a carrying capacity of approximately 250 Animal Units (AUs) depending on precipitation and range conditions. The ranch controls water rights to flood-irrigate roughly 210 acres, and stock water in the higher elevation pastures, which is provided by White Beaver and Berry Creeks as well as a buried pipeline system. In addition to the acreage that can be irrigated, there are several other areas, which have historically been farmed that would be excellent for dryland crop production and food plots for both livestock and wildlife. The surrounding area is one of the most sporting-oriented locations in Montana, renowned for a number of excellent fisheries and world-class hunting options for upland birds, waterfowl and big game. The Greater Yellowstone Ranch is a stunning ranch for sale in Montana and represents an ideal opportunity for the livestock producer or sportsman.
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Trust Live Water Properties to list ranches for sale in Montana that suit every sporting passion. Ranch real estate in the beautiful state of Montana can be purchased near Big Sky, Bozeman, Livingston, Big Timber and Whitefish. Picturesque fly fishing properties can be found on rivers like the Big Hole, Beaverhead, Yellowstone, Smith, Jefferson, Madison, Gallatin and many other prolific, native trout fisheries, while the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem provides the backdrop to Montana horse and cattle ranches. The variety of ranch properties for sale in Montana fulfill every outdoor-loving whim.