1,194 deeded acres
9 miles South of Lewistown
Scattered Timber and Aspen Groves
401 acres Grass, Hay & Grain
Whitetail and Mule Deer
Turkey, Lion, Bear, Elk, and Moose
The Old Time Ranch is located 9 miles south of Lewistown with access to the property being 7 miles of paved road and 2 miles of county gravel road. The intimate setting of this ranch is exquisite and luxury of being within minutes of one of Montana’s most sought after communities is remarkable. Lewistown has been recognized by national magazines and journals as one of the best places in America to live, hunt, and fish.
This ranch contains 1,194 + deeded acres. Farm Service Agency maps indicate that 401 acres have been tilled in the past on this ranch. These lands are currently used hay production, grain production, and improved pasture mix for grazing. Common yields for Hay land in this area range from 1.5 to 2.5 tons per acre depending on the weather and the varieties of forage grown. Currently the balance of the ranch is native range, brushy meadows, aspen groves, and scattered timber.
This ranch is in a high moisture area resulting in lush foliage and extensive water resources, including: Hanson Creek, Middle Fork Creek, natural springs, and seasonal creeks. Please see brochure for Water Rights information.
The Montana Department of Revenue records indicate the following improvements: Residence, Shop, Garage, Pole Building, Lean To, and various Sheds.
BIG SNOWY MOUNTAINS
There are several smaller mountain ranges in Central Montana with a variety of recreation. The Big Snowy Mountains are just south of Lewistown that include 106,776 acres of Lewis and Clark National Forest. The most widely used accesses are from the Red Hill Road, Cottonwood Creek Road, and Crystal Lake Road. The area is designated a federal wilderness study area. The result is almost total solitude for anyone who travels the area exploring, hiking, or hunting within minutes from Lewistown.
WILDLIFE AND HABITAT
This ranch has a wide variety of wildlife. The habitat is ideal for Mule Deer, White-tail Deer, Turkey, Mountain Lion, Black Bear, and migrating Elk and Moose. The meadow, brush, aspen, and scattered timber provide a good home for the animals. To create a higher wildlife population a new owner could introduce 100 to 150 acres of small grains per year into the crop rotation, this would retain the migrating population and encourage longer durations of time spent on the property.
Fortunately, this property lies within a climate zone that has 20 inches of precipitation yearly and a 105 day growing season. Climate reports indicate that this area receives about 60 inches of snowy during the winter months. This property experiences the best of all four seasons Montana has to offer.
This ranch is in one of the more scenic areas of Central Montana just minutes from one of Montana’s finest communities. This is a high moisture area and stays lush and green for most of the growing season. Lewistown is noted in many national magazines as one of the most desirable places to live and experience the outdoors. The ranch has 1,742 deeded acres and has a balanced mix of Pine Trees, Aspen Groves, and Brushy Meadows, with a Colorado feel. A wide variety of wildlife such as: Elk, Moose, Deer, Turkey, and Upland Birds can be enjoyed on the ranch.