A True River to Mountain Property: This is a complete sportsman’s package with incredible hunting and fishing! Nestled in the shadow of Bull Mountain and surrounded by the Elkhorn, Boulder, and Highland Mountains sits the exceptional unspoiled 2,687± acre wildlife-rich North Boulder River Ranch. Located just 50± minutes west of Bozeman in the tightly held North Boulder River Valley, land this size in this valley rarely comes to market. A lengthy 1.2± miles of both sides of the trout-rich North Boulder River meanders through the east side of the ranch, while the west side borders public land that provides access to 8,746± acres of BLM land, 6,913± acres of National Forest, and 1,266± acres of State land. A mix of forested canyons, rolling hills of native grass, and riparian river bottom provides a healthy mix of terrain and vegetation suitable for a remarkable variety of wildlife, including antelope, mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk, moose, grouse, partridge, and pheasants. With some of the country’s most breathtaking scenery, this property enjoys views of seven mountain ranges in an unspoiled valley that has remained unchanged for generations.



  • 2,687± deeded acres with 1.2 miles of private angling on both sides of the North Boulder River
  • Access to 8,746± acres of BLM land, 6,913± acres of National Forest, and 1,266± acres of State land with a grazing lease on the adjacent 160± acre landlocked state ground
  • Wildlife, live water, access to public land, and year-round access via paved highway
  • Authentic and beautiful off-grid cabin built by Yellowstone Traditions
  • Entire ranch protected by a conservation easement with the Montana Land Reliance
  • Cold Springs spring creek flows into the Boulder River just upstream from the ranch, producing an astounding 31 CFS of spring water and open year-round for waterfowl hunting and private fishing
  • Several developed springs/ponds provide stock water for grazing cattle and resident wildlife
  • Great hunting opportunities for elk, white-tailed deer, mule deer, antelope, waterfowl, grouse, Hungarian partridge, and pheasant
  • The upper portion of the ranch was partially burned in a wildfire in the fall of 2017
  • Located less than 2 hours from Yellowstone Club, Big Sky Summer and Ski Resort, Spanish Peaks Resort and Moonlight Basin
  • 40± minutes to Bert Mooney Airport in Butte
  • Private mountain retreat within 45± minutes to Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
  • 9± minutes to Cardwell, 12± minutes to Whitehall, 30± minutes to Three Forks, 40± minutes to Twin Bridges

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