Boasting 0.6± miles of Elk Creek, a tributary of the Shields River, Elk Creek Ranch is nestled between the Bridger, Absaroka, and Crazy Mountains in the heart of the Shields River Valley. The 160± deeded acres of unspoiled Southwestern Montana land sit about 500 feet east of the Shields River, a guide favorite for fishable trout water. Breathtaking views stretch as far as the eye can see of the three surrounding mountain ranges from any point on the property. The property is close to basic amenities, about five minutes northeast of the small town of Wilsall and less than 15 minutes northeast of Clyde Park. Livingston and Bozeman, both highly coveted Montana towns, are less than an hour away. For private jet travel, Wilsall Airport is less than 10 minutes away, and Mission Field Airport is about a half-hour south. Montana’s biggest airport, Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport, is only about an hour away. Elk Creek Ranch is the perfect property for the next owner to begin their Montana adventure. This property is 35± minutes to Bridger Bowl Ski Area for winter sports and about two hours to Big Sky Resort. The majestic Crazy Mountains loom over the property to the east, the beautiful Bridger Mountains dominate the skyline to the west, and the dramatic Absaroka Mountains lie to the south. About 0.6 miles of Elk Creek cascade through the property. This land checks all the boxes with abundant wildlife, ample grass for livestock, and hundreds of acres to recreate on.


  • 160± deeded acres accessible year-round
  • 0.6± miles of Elk Creek
  • Excellent populations of white-tailed and mule deer, with elk and moose passing through
  • Stunning views of the Absaroka, Bridger, and Crazy Mountain ranges
  • About five minutes northeast of Wilsall and less than 15 minutes to the small town of Clyde Park
  • 8± minutes to Wilsall Airport and 30± minutes to Mission Field Airport for private air travel
  • 35± minutes to Livingston, the entrance to the Paradise Valley
  • 35± minutes to Bridger Bowl Ski Area
  • 45± minutes to Bozeman
  • About an hour to Bozeman-Yellowstone International Airport
  • About two hours to Big Sky Resort
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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