Along both banks of the Musselshell River, this 15,257+/- acre ranch is minutes from Rygate and approximately 60 miles from Billings. With approximately 13,168 deeded acres and 2,089+/- acres of State and BLM lease, the Musselshell River Breaks Ranch has approximately 3,500 acres of dryland and 598+/- acres of irrigated farm ground. It combines the characteristics of a working ranch and farm with excellent recreational features with the focal point being 6.8 miles of both sides of the Musselshell River. The hunting of whitetail deer, waterfowl and pheasants is outstanding. Bird hunting is further enhanced by a licensed bird preserve. In addition, the upland areas of the ranch offer prime habitat for sharp-tail grouse, Hungarian partridge, mule deer and antelope. A beautiful main residence with exceptional views of the river anchors this sprawling ranch. The log home which was featured in Log Home Magazine is a 3,800+/- square foot, two-story house with a two car garage and guest apartment. In addition, there is a 4,000+/- square foot second home with detached three stall garage. The ranch is fully improved on the operational side with quonsets, barns and shops. In summary Musselshell River Breaks Ranch is a highly productive, well-balanced, fully and appropriately improved ranch that offers trophy quality hunting in a classic setting along one of Montanas highly regarded river valleys.
~ Location: 60 miles NW of Billings along the Musselshell River near Ryegate
~ Acreage: 15,257+/- (2,089+/- is leased from the State and BLM)
~ Acreage Breakdown: 3,500+/- dryland crop, 598+/- irrigated crop, balance is high-quality native range
~ Improvements: Two high-quality homes plus extensive and appropriate outbuildings in good condition
~ Wildlife: High-quality hunting ranch with licensed game bird preserve. Species include pheasants, sharptails, huns, waterfowl, mule deer, whitetail deer, and antelope
~ Operation: Well-balanced 600 AU operating ranch
~ Summary: Outstanding operating ranch with extensive recreational amenities in one of Montanas sought-after river valleys