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A true sportsman's paradise, The Rivers Bend has it all. This incredibly diverse ranch is nestled in the pine breaks country of the Tongue River Valley in southeastern Montana, near the town of Birney, Montana.
The Rivers Bend is within close proximity to the historic western town of Sheridan, Wyoming, providing commercial air service, fine dining, shopping, arts, and medical facilities. The ranch is approximately 2,337 +/- deeded acres, 3,696 +/- total acres and adjoins an additional 5,000 +/- acres of State and Federal lands. The additional access to public lands provides one with immense recreational opportunities. The Rivers Bend Ranch includes a wonderful and well maintained 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, 2,700 sq. ft. custom log home with a detached 2 stall garage and heated gun room. The home is situated on an elevated scenic overlook, with incredible vistas of the Tongue River, irrigated meadows, and forested foothills. There are also several historic yet functional cabins, a horse barn, airplane hangar, and a heated shop. The infrastructure in place provides great recreational and agricultural opportunities to maintain a true living Montana ranch in cohesion with the natural environment.
The ranch and surrounding areas provide extraordinary big-game hunting for trophy elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer with several record class animals, including the famed "Phantom Bull." This staggering bull elk as reported to score 436" and spent much of his life on the ranch. There have been another 4-5 bulls harvested in the area in recent years that have scored over 400". There is approximately one-mile of river frontage of the Tongue River which provides endless fishing opportunities for trout, walleye, bass, crappie, perch, and northern pike, as well as action-packed waterfowl hunting through the fall and early winter season. Other hunting opportunities include turkey, grouse, black bear, mountain lion, all of which are plentiful on the ranch and surrounding area. The Rivers Bend Ranch has miles of two-track roads and trails, making the ranch very accessible by vehicle, ATV, mountain bike, foot, snowmobile, and horseback. It truly provides one with all sorts of year-round recreational opportunities.
The Rivers Bend has very good water rights and is capable of irrigating approximately 95 acres, along with several strong domestic and stock wells and natural spring-fed impoundments. The ranch is owner rated at 100+/- animal units but has been traditionally leased by a large adjacent ranch for seasonal grazing. The Rivers Bend Ranch provides many agricultural opportunities to create a sustainable living lifestyle in Montana.
Download our brochure to learn all about the rich history of the Rivers Bend, going back into the first settlers of the Tongue River Valley.
Located 50 miles from the historic, western town of Sheridan, Wyoming, it is a little over an hour drive on highway 338/314 and county road 566. Sheridan offers a commercial airport serviced by United Airlines and offers multiple flight options to and from Denver International Airport every day. The historic town of Birney, Montana is 13 miles away and is around a 30 minute drive on the well maintained county road 566.
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Listed By: Charlie Powers of Powers Land Brokerage, Llc - (307) 217-2777