This Montana land for sale is located in the foothills of the Sapphire Mountains along the east side of Montana’s Bitterroot Valley. The Eightmile Overlook, in western Montana, is an ideal tract for a recreational retreat. Highlights include live water, dramatic westerly views of the stunning Bitterroot Range, close proximity to USFS and adjacency to Montana State lands. Healthy riparian corridors enhance the western Montana property and quality wildlife habitat abounds. The Eightmile Overlook sits above the valley floor and is adjacent to the Threemile Wildlife Management Area. Just beyond the refuge lie miles of National Forest lands and the Sapphire Mountain Range.
The Eightmile Overlook consists of 1381± deeded acres. The western Montana land is diverse, having a wide variety of changing topography. Timbered drainages flow down from Cooney Ridge towards the valley floor with many having small water and healthy vegetation throughout. Native grasses and thinned timber cover the rolling foothills and the tract has served as seasonal grazing lands. The elevation of the ranch ranges from approximately 4500’ to 5600’ and is accessed from Eightmile road.
Known for its temperate climate and breathtaking scenery, the Bitterroot Valley is one of the most diverse and desirable areas in the Rocky Mountain west. The valley itself is nestled between two dramatic mountain ranges, the Sapphires and the Bitterroots, and split down the middle by the meandering cold water fishery of the Bitterroot River. The Bitterroot Mountains are home to the 1.3 million acre Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area which is part of a contiguous five million acre wilderness complex spanning two states and populated by one of the largest elk herds in the United States as well as healthy numbers of mule deer, white tail, big horn sheep, and other big game animals.
The Eightmile Overlook is a quality tract in the upper Bitterroot Valley. Live water, westerly views, mature timber, native grasses, developed roads, abundant wildlife and adjacency to public lands all make this property exceptional.
Recreational activities abound and tremendous amenities coupled with close proximity to Missoula Montana’s urban conveniences assures the owner will never run out of things to see and experience, it is the perfect location to enjoy all the adventure and relaxation for which Montana is famous.