Milk River Ranch in Savoy, Montana for Sale
Introducing the Milk River Ranch in Northeastern Montana – a remarkable property offering the perfect blend of hunting, fishing, and agriculture production. Located just north of Highway 2 near Savoy and a short 10-mile drive from Harlem, MT, this expansive 4,228± acre ranch presents a unique opportunity for discerning buyers. Boasting 2,773.84± acres of crop land and 1,454.16± acres of grassland, it encompasses all the essential features a farm/ranch owner could desire.
Montana’s Milk River Ranch: Premier Hunting, Fishing, and Agricultural Property for Sale
Situated amidst varied terrain, the Milk River Ranch showcases an impressive 3.5 miles of Milk River frontage, providing both scenic beauty and fertile ground for hay and cattle production. The seasonal Wayne Creek, nourished by a man-made dam and a 105 ft deep well, offers convenient flood irrigation and reliable livestock watering. Cottonwood trees grace the banks of Wayne Creek, meandering through rolling grassland, while the adjacent grassland borders productive farmland. With 2,773.8± acres of cultivated land and a history of 35 years in production agriculture, this ranch epitomizes the fruitful synergy between farming and ranching.
Marvel at the panoramic vistas from the ranch’s rolling hills, where iconic landmarks such as Black Butte, Snake Butte, Three Buttes, the Little Rockies, and the Bears Paw Mountains dot the horizon. A county road traverses the property, dividing the land into two sections. On the south side of the road lies 800± acres of Milk River bottom, characterized by lush wildlife habitats and fertile soil suitable for hay and cattle production. Benefiting from irrigation rights sourced from the Milk River, flood irrigation through an irrigation canal and the filling of an 11-acre slough are made possible.
The current owner leases the land for agriculture, utilizing the abundant cottonwoods as natural cover for cattle during winter and providing ample forage supplemented with hay from the previous summer’s crop.
The Milk River Ranch is well-equipped with essential amenities, including two wells, three 10,000-bushel grain bins, electricity, telephone services, and several potential building sites for a home. Wildlife enthusiasts will be thrilled by the abundance of game on the ranch, including mule deer, whitetail deer, pronghorn antelope, sharptail grouse, ringneck pheasants, and various waterfowl. The Milk River itself offers excellent fishing opportunities, with northern pike, catfish, and walleye being common catches.
Having remained in the same family for generations, the Milk River Ranch features perimeter fencing while leaving the interior open for potential development in grazing, farming, or hay production. Moreover, its prime location presents possibilities for solar or wind energy development, further enhancing its diverse potential as a hunting retreat, cattle operation, dryland farming enterprise, hay operation, or land investment opportunity.