Smith River Ranch, Montana
Property Types: Vacant Land, Waterfront, Recreational
Activities & Amenities
Break away and get the social distancing you need along with riverfront access to the coveted Smith River! These 18 acres can be yours to build on or just to play on. There is power nearby and fencing on the property along the highway. Millegan Road runs through and provides excellent access. The remote setting has gorgeous scenery and just up the road is the Eden Bridge and the Smith River State Park. You’ll be envied by anglers with your private access to wade fish the Smith River. Trout fishing on the Smith River is renowned as rainbow and brown trout are prevalent. Utilize the acreage for hunting white-tailed and mule deer. The property is part of Hunting District 445. A beautiful piece of property, this could be home or a spot for your getaway retreat!
Ulm, Montana is a small community comprised of mostly ranchers and farmers 12 miles southwest of Great Falls off I-15. Historically, Ulm came to be as a result of the Great Northern Railway coming through in 1887. The railroad provided a local shipping point for wheat, cattle, and other agricultural commodities.
Each February a drawing is held to designate 9 lucky entries permits to float. The river’s popularity is a result of the various terrains and spectacular sights that are cherished throughout a float trip. The Smith River begins near White Sulphur Springs and twists and turns for more than 100 miles. The stretch of river from Camp Baker Access to the Eden Bridge is the most popular stretch. The fishing throughout is exceptional with populations of brown and rainbow trout ranging in sizes from 13-16 inches long. The larger brown trout scatter in the deep pools or hover along undercut banks.
Things to Do
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park
This buffalo jump is considered to be the longest in the United States. The native people utilized the jump for at least two thousand years before Lewis and Clark ventured through on their expedition through Montana. The park has an interpretive trail, picnic tables, and a protected black tailed prairie dog town.
Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge
This shallow basin was left as a result of the last glacier in the area. It covers over 5000 acres and is a bird haven. The refuge supports a variety of wildlife and migratory waterfowl.
Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management Area
The Freezeout Lake Wildlife Management Area is located between Fairfield and Choteau and is known for the massive snow geese and tundra swan migrations that take place in the spring and fall.