Land for Sale in Montana

Big Sky Country

Dreaming of buying land in Montana? The vast lands of Montana stretch from Canada to Wyoming and are as varied as the United States themselves. Long stretches of open plains, forested mountains, river valleys, caverns, and even badlands are all part of Montana's landscape. The incredible Yellowstone National Park is the jewel of Montana, but it barely outshines all of the state's breathtaking natural beauty and wilderness. For prospective property buyers, the kinds of land for sale in Montana also is breathtaking.

Custer's Last Stand took place in Montana in 1876, and it became part of the United States as the 41st state in 1889. Speculators came in droves thanks to the area's lucrative mines as the nation expanded west. Today's speculators will find a wide variety of land for sale in Montana.

It's hard to imagine how huge Montana is without being there. While it is the fourth largest state in the U.S., covering 147,040 square miles, it has a population of only around a million, making it just the third most densely populated state. The land of cattle and cowboys is not for the faint-hearted.

Land for Sale in Montana

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#MT538177
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$14,900,000#MT538177

49 acres

Hamilton, MT 59840

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$72,000,000#MT1037422

348 acres

Dayton, 59915

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$16,000,000#MT1027333

7,170.1 acres

Kinsey, MT 59338

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Beaverhead
Big Horn
Blaine
Broadwater
Carbon
Carter
Cascade
Chouteau
Custer
Daniels
Dawson
Deer Lodge
Fallon
Fergus
Flathead
Gallatin
Garfield
Glacier
Golden Valley
Granite
Hill
Jefferson
Judith Basin
Lake
Lewis and Clark
Liberty
Lincoln
Madison
McCone
Meagher
Mineral
Missoula
Musselshell
Park
Petroleum
Phillips
Pondera
Powder River
Powell
Prairie
Ravalli
Richland
Roosevelt
Rosebud
Sanders
Sheridan
Silver Bow
Stillwater
Sweet Grass
Teton
Toole
Treasure
Valley
Wheatland
Wibaux
Yellowstone

Land for Sale in Montana 

Part of the Northwestern United States, Montana's vast grasslands produces some of the nation's best beef. The Continental Divide splits the state into two distinct parts. The eastern part of the state has prairie terrain ideal for cattle ranching and farming. The western region of the state is mountainous, containing part of the Rocky Mountains.

MT Hunting Land 

There are acres and acres of hunting land for sale in Montana, in fact, it is one of the top 5 states with almost 200,000 acres of hunting property for sale. There are over 30 million acres of national and state land available for hunting as well. There is an abundance of wildlife including black bear, bison, deer, elk, mountain lions, moose, turkeys, and waterfowl. Browse our listings of Montana acreage for sale to start your mountain adventures today!

Rivers, Streams, Lakes, and Reservoirs 

Montana has thousands and thousands of miles of rivers, streams, and creeks. Its’ lakes provide recreation, irrigation, and hydropower through the Fort Peck Dam. There are 450 miles of Montana rivers designated as "blue ribbon" trout fishing. Montana is also uniquely home to three gigantic watersheds; the Pacific Ocean, Hudson Bay, and Gulf of Mexico drainage basins.

Montana Ranches 

There is a variety of farmland, MT hunting land, acreage, cattle pasture, grazing land, and luxury land for sale in Montana. If it has always been your dream to be a cowboy, you can test your mettle and make it come true by owning a Montana ranch property.

Montana Natural Resources 

Abundant natural resources in Montana include:

  • Agricultural Land
  • Range Land
  • Scenic Wildlife
  • Forests
  • Coal
  • Minerals
  • Gold
  • Water

Montana Industry 

Montana's top industry is beef cattle. There is also mining, service, and manufacturing industries in the state. The top 5 industries in Montana are:

  • Cattle and Calves
  • Wheat
  • Barley
  • Hay
  • Sugar Beets

Agriculture 

Other Montana acreages for sale are near some of the largest cattle ranches in the United States. There are also hogs, sheep, and dairy cows. The number one agricultural crop in Montana is wheat, and potatoes, sugar beets, and beans are also raised. The main fruit crop in Montana is Black Cherries.

Mining 

Coal and petroleum are mined in Montana, and it is also the nation's largest producer of talc. Mining industries also include copper, gold, silver, and lead.

Tourism 

While not a lot of people live in Montana, it is a favorite place to visit. 13 million visitors per year come to the state to visit famous national landmarks like the Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park. Big Sky Resort, Beartooth Highway, and Flathead Lake are also popular attractions.

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