Property For Sale That Borders Public Land

Property For Sale That Borders Public LandMontana Ranches For Sale with Public Land Adjacent are in high demand as discussed in our Montana Ranch Real Estate Market Report. Property For Sale That Borders Public Land includes land bordering or adjacent to BLM, National Parks, National Forests, State Lands & Parks. Without question, the spectacular public lands surrounding our community in Southwest Montana give the region a natural competitive advantage.

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  • 6333 Little Blackfoot River Road, Helena, MT 59728
  • Helena, MT 59728
    PRICE: $1,250,000
    Acres: 55   STATUS: Active   MLS#: 356872

    The Little Blackfoot Ranch originates in the secluded setting where peace and tranquility fill the air like the sound of the pristine waters of nearly one mile of the Little Blackfoot River mere feet from the porch of this property. A true outdoor escape that can be called home in this 1500sq/ft with 1 bedrooms, an office that could be a non-conforming bedroom, 1 and 3/4 bath, a 30' x 40' barn for the horses with loft, equipment shed, carport, garage, and an enclosed heated workshop with a work bench. They can stay in the well maintained and positioned cabin situated on the river. With almost a mile of river frontage, you will never run out of adventures or fishing! The property is positioned on 55 acres and entirely fenced in, and if that’s not enough lush forest to roam, it borders 900,000 acres of Helena National Forest Service Land. The setting is great for hiking or for a horseback ride through the Forest Service Land. MLS# 356872
    Property Area: 12M - Other Montana Counties   Nearest City: Helena
    Acres: 55  
  • 1201 Evergreen Drive, Seeley Lake, MT 59868
  • Seeley Lake, MT 59868
    PRICE: $1,700,000
    Acres: 163   STATUS: Active   MLS#: 356740

    Seeley Lake Mountain Ranch – The absolute best of all the worlds! Very private, yet easily accessible. 163 acres borders Forest Service land & Swamp Creek flowing through the property. Wetland ponds that are an attraction to wildlife. The mountain views are astounding & dramatic hilltop building sites to construct your dream home or perhaps guest cabins. The recently constructed high quality 48 x 42 shop is heated & insulated. Off of the shop area is a new & separate hobby shop. Comfortable living quarters off the shop provides 2 BR & 2 BA with high quality pine finishes, laminate flooring, covered deck & patio with a hot tub & fire pit. The back area is fenced & near the shop are 2 full RV hook ups. In the NE corner of the property, there is a recently approved 26 acre gravel pit to provide what is a very limited resource in the Seeley- Swan Valley. There is huge income potential from gravel sales as there is an estimated 150,000 yards of gravel in phase 1. See docs for full remarks. MLS# 356740
    Property Area: 12M - Other Montana Counties   Nearest City: Seeley Lake
    Acres: 163  
  • TBD Spring Emery Road, Deer Lodge, MT 59722
  • Deer Lodge, MT 59722
    PRICE: $439,000
    Acres: 139.97   STATUS: Contingent   MLS#: 356687

    139 beautiful acres bordering Forest Service. This property has it all! Mountain views, meadows, evergreen forest, and acres of Aspen groves. There is a year-round natural spring on the property that comes in at the NE corner and bisects the property. Road access to the property, as well as a logging road through it. This would make a great recreation / hunting property! Sellers have seen elk, whitetail deer, mule deer, moose and bear on the property. 12 miles from Deer Lodge. Travel 10 miles on Boulder Rd, 1.5 miles on Spring Emery Rd. MLS# 356687
    Property Area: 12M - Other Montana Counties   Nearest City: Deer Lodge
    Acres: 139.97  
  • NHK Jerry Creek Road, Wise River, MT 59762
  • Wise River, MT 59762
    PRICE: $865,000
    Acres: 28   STATUS: Active   MLS#: 356598

    Jerry Creek meanders the length of this 28 acre dream parcel as it flows toward it’s confluence with the last best river, the Big Hole. Situated 1.5 miles up Jerry Creek road from Hwy 43 and the Big Hole river, this acreage is flanked on the east edge by Snoopy Point, as it is locally known, and the beautiful jagged orange grey rock outcrops. Southern exposure brings warm light into this canyon and its Cottonwood, Fir and Aspen groves. It has been over 40 years since this undeveloped parcel was last available and it eagerly awaits your vision for the best use, home or maybe a fishing lodge. This area is well known for healthy numbers of elk and deer and the access opportunities to hunt. Trout fishing is legendary. Year around access is easy from Jerry Cr road. BLM land borders on 2 sides and connects to Forest Service land from there. Close access to electricity and telephone make this a year round place to live or an excellent getaway that maintains connectivity. MLS# 356598
    Property Area: 12M - Other Montana Counties   Nearest City: Wise River
    Acres: 28  
  • 884 Wapiti Mountain Road, Butte, MT 59701
  • Butte, MT 59701
    PRICE: $950,000
    Acres: 20   STATUS: Active   MLS#: 356435

    This is your opportunity to live in a little piece of heaven, tucked away on it's own mountaintop. The views of the nearby Highland mountains start on your drive home, and don't end when you step inside the house. Snowcapped mountains peek at you from your living room, yoga room, master bedroom, office, and the South facing deck. This beautifully updated, meticulously maintained home offers all of the amenities you could want while living and working from home. The layout is accommodating for entertaining. Host dinner parties that start cozied up in front of the fireplace, but flow throughout the dining room, kitchen, and onto multiple patios and decks. This 20 acre parcel borders forest service on the entire West side, so playtime extends miles from your doorstep. Enjoy watching moose and elk right from your master bedroom balcony! Your new Montana home sits 20 minutes outside of historic Butte, MT. Schedule your private tour today! MLS# 356435
    Property Area: 10OB - Other Butte/Silver Bow Areas   Nearest City: Butte
    Acres: 20  
  • Lot 87 Sagittarius Skyway, Emigrant, MT 59027
  • Emigrant, MT 59027
    PRICE: $199,000
    Acres: 25.82   STATUS: Pending   MLS#: 356658

    25.82 acres bordering Forest Service land overlooking Paradise Valley and the Absaroka Mountain Range. Rolling hills and alpine terrain. Good gravel road to lot is open all year thanks to subdivision snow removal and road maintenance. Many burned tree trunks remain from the fire that went through in 2006. There is no designated building site so you can build your house or place buildings wherever you want. Glastonbury Architectural Review Committee must approve building plans. Electricity and landline telephone to the lot. Buyer to install well and septic system. Good wireless internet service and cell phone service. MLS# 356658
    Property Area: 6PVW - Liv Area - Paradise Valley W of 89S   Nearest City: Emigrant
    Acres: 25.82  
  • TBD Lower Promontory Road, Big Sky, MT 59716
  • Big Sky, MT 59716
    PRICE: $589,000
    Acres: 19.97   STATUS: Contingent   MLS#: 356413

    Exceptional views are yours from this beautiful 20+/- acre home site located in Big Sky's Buck Ridge Ranch. Views of the Spanish Peaks and the Gallatin Range offer a dramatic backdrop in the winter, and fields of wildflowers, as well as moose, deer, and large herds of elk meander through the parcels' meadows throughout the summer. The entire neighborhood is made of large 20-40 acre pieces offering plenty of privacy. Horses are allowed and the neighborhood is one of the few in Big Sky that abuts National Forest Service land. MLS# 356413
    Property Area: 5CS - Gallatin Canyon South   Nearest City: Big Sky
    Acres: 19.97  
  • 6865 Craigle Lane, Helena, MT 59602
  • Helena, MT 59602
    PRICE: $250,000
    Acres: 37.42   STATUS: Active   MLS#: 356071

    This view will take your breath away. See the Missouri River and Lake Helena in the distance. Enjoy the twinkle of Helena city lights. From the proposed build site, you look out to Forest Service land for an unobstructed view line. Follow the proposed road path up to the top of the lot. See maps with the photos. This is an outdoor recreation playground nestled in the Big Belt Mountains about 50 minutes from the Helena Airport with jet service. The land is part of El Dorado Heights subdivision with access to a shared boat ramp and docks on the north end of Hauser Lake. Enjoy a day of water sports and fishing on the same river Lewis and Clark explored. You can even dig for sapphires on the common mining area for residents. Power runs along Craigle. MLS# 356071
    Property Area: 12M - Other Montana Counties   Nearest City: Helena
    Acres: 37.42  
  • Lot 26B Sportsman's Paradise #8, Cameron, MT 59720
  • Cameron, MT 59720
    PRICE: $550,000
    Acres: 20.32   STATUS: Contingent   MLS#: 355953

    Lot 26B is the only lot for sale on the Madison River, at this time, in an area where there are very few lots ever for sale. This lot is triple chocolate! River/creek/trees! Sheep Creek runs through the length of it on its way to the river, with some trees along the banks of the creek, with several beautiful building sites. Property borders Nat. Forest land on the north where the Madison River flows through. There is a gravel bar to walk across to get to the water's edge, from when the river changed course. This property is upriver a short distance from the Slide Inn, but on the south side of the river. There is power to several homes in the area so power is available not too far away. Sheep Creek Road is a Forest Service road and is kept open during most of the winter by local residents. Beyond Sheep Creek, the side roads would be considered seasonal access unless someone chose to go in by snowmobile. MLS# 355953
    Property Area: 7MM - Madison - Madison Vly   Nearest City: Cameron
    Acres: 20.32  
  • 38950 Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway, Wise River, MT 59762
  • Wise River, MT 59762
    PRICE: $395,000
    Acres: 10   STATUS: Pending   MLS#: 355743

    Looking for your slice of Montana Heaven? Look no further than this property with the most breathtaking scenery in the state! Enjoy views of the surrounding mountain ranges and 380 feet of river on the adjacent Forest Service ground! The diverse landscape featuring irrigated meadow and mature trees along the river make this a prime site for a sportsman cabin or a relaxing family retreat. Two sides of the property are fenced. Thousands of acres of public land await you to explore mountain peaks, lakes, and headwaters. Enjoy an outing on the Pioneer Scenic Byway with 40+/- miles of backcountry driving or explore the nearby ghost towns and crystal digging. Take advantage of the established approach from the Pioneer Scenic Byway located about 7 miles south of Wise River. Don't miss out on all the camping, hiking, fishing, hunting and other recreational opportunities this location has to offer. MLS# 355743
    Property Area: 7B - Beaverhead County   Nearest City: Wise River
    Acres: 10  
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