The Center of the Nation Ranch is an expansive balance of exceptional native grasses, an abundance of water and thousands of acres of hayland. This legacy ranch encompasses over 26,000± acres that provide quality summer grazing for yearlings and/or cow-calf pairs. As a working livestock ranch, this is one of the largest grass and hay production ranches for sale in the Central Plains region.
The Center of the Nation Ranch is conveniently located 20 minutes north of Belle Fourche, less than an hour from the Black Hills of South Dakota and easily accessible off US Highway 85. Its namesake originated from the nearby National Designated Geographic Location famed as “The Center of the Nation.”
The ranch consists of 26,535± acres including a variety of quality native grasses, productive hayland with a more than adequate water supply. There are 25,975± deeded acres comprised of approximately 18,050± acres of contiguous pastures 7,924± acres of dryland alfalfa and grass hay. A new T-L Irrigation center pivot covers 227± acres of alfalfa in addition there are 330± acres of flood irrigated alfalfa. The historical stocking rates in this region require a minimum of 20 acres per cow/calf pair.