This exceptionally large tract of land is located in the northern reaches of the Bitterroot Mountains along the western fringe of the vibrant city of Missoula, Montana. There is easy access to the Clark Fork River along the eastern perimeter of the property via South Side Road and the old Deep Creek boat ramp. The ranch has beautiful views and its borders touch over 24 miles of US Forest Service lands. The land has the potential for a variety of uses but it would certainly make a wonderful recreational retreat or a year-round residence and the property has excellent conservation easement potential. The ranch’s location just west of Missoula offers a unique opportunity for someone to acquire over 28 square miles of land that has wonderful proximity to the urban amenities found in one of the Wests great destinations.

Wild Horse Mountain Ranch consists of approximately 18,300± deeded acres. The land is diverse, having a wide variety of changing topography. Timbered drainages stretch down from ridgelines that reach upwards of 5,000′ in elevation and many of these draws have springs and small, seasonal, water with unique rock outcroppings. Native grasses and thinned timber cover the rolling foothills and the tract has served as seasonal grazing lands in the past. The elevation of the ranch ranges from approximately 3300’ to over 5300’ and is accessed from Southside Road, which is maintained by Missoula County up to the Deep Creek intersection.


  • 18,300± deeded acres
  • Live water from Albert, Deep and Rock Creek
  • Multiple tributaries with small water
  • Numerous stock water rights
  • Spectacular views
  • 25± minutes to Missoula
  • Quality wildlife habitat
  • Adjoins thousands of acres of USFS lands
  • Private road system offers excellent access to the entire ranch
  • Power available near southern border at Deep Creek Shooting Range
  • Conservation easement candidate

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