Nestled within the breathtaking expanse of Montana’s natural beauty, the Big Hole River Ranch presents an unrivaled opportunity for those seeking a life intertwined with the wilderness. Spanning approximately 515± acres, this magnificent property is a harmonious blend of lush meadows, dense timber, and over two miles of pristine Big Hole River frontage.

The ranch’s unique location along the riverbanks provides a sanctuary for an astonishing array of wildlife, including deer, elk, moose, and bears, offering an unparalleled experience for nature enthusiasts. The proximity to the river’s headwaters ensures cool water temperatures throughout the summer, ideal for the memorable dry-fly fishing experiences the area is famed for. Big Hole River Ranch is more than just land; it embodies the spirit of the Northern Rockies. It occupies the heart of what locals refer to as “Skinner Meadows,” a historical site named after a notable figure from the Gold Rush era, adding a layer of intrigue to its rich tapestry.

A notable feature of the ranch is its private 4,000-foot grass airstrip, providing easy access for aviation enthusiasts. Senior water rights covering 232± acres ensure the land’s lushness is maintained through gravity-fed irrigation, underscoring the ranch’s blend of natural beauty and practical amenities.

Accommodation on the ranch is a cozy, updated cabin of 2,100± square feet, featuring three bedrooms and two baths, radiating warmth and a sense of home. The property also includes a 48’ x 38’ foot horse barn with four stalls, catering to equestrian pursuits, and a vacant 5± acre building envelope, offering the potential for expansion or customization.

Situated in the serene Skinner Meadows area and a stone’s throw from Jackson, Montana, the ranch offers seclusion without isolation. Its border with Forest Service land on two sides opens the door to endless recreational activities in virtually untouched wilderness, offering both hunters and nature lovers unfettered access to the surrounding beauty.

The ranch is not only a testament to the allure of Montana’s vast landscapes but also a tribute to the enduring legacy of connection to the land. Big Hole River Ranch is more than a destination; it’s a profound statement of living harmoniously within the splendor of nature, making it an unparalleled retreat for those who seek both adventure and tranquility in the heart of the Northern Rockies.


  • 515± acres
  • 2+ miles of Big Hole River frontage
  • Bordered by Forest Service on two sides
  • Private 4,000± foot grass airstrip
  • Senior water rights for 232± acres (gravity fed)
  • Cabin 2,100± square-foot 3 bedrooms/2 baths
  • 48’ X 38’ horse barn with four stalls
  • Vacant 5± acre building envelope
  • Situated in the Skinner Meadows Area
  • Jackson, Montana, is only a short distance away
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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