Tongue River Ranch

$6,300,000 Miles City, MT 11,187± Deeded Acres

Executive Summary

This 14,840± acre cattle ranch lies in one large block along five miles of the Tongue River, 12 highway miles south of Miles City. The ranches 11,187± deeded acres include 350 level irrigated acres plus BLM and State leases and are estimated to produce 435 Animal Units . The ranch runs 325-350 cow/calf pairs year-round plus backgrounding outside cattle for the winter in the feedlot to utilize excess corn and hay. In addition to the feedlot, ranch improvements include two homes, a shop, a barn and corrals with scales. The combination of riparian river bottom, extensive irrigation and thousands of acres of upland range create habitat for extensive wildlife including mule and whitetail deer; antelope; upland birds; waterfowl and warm water fish.

Just the Facts

  • 14,840± total acres (11,187± deeded) Balance State and BLM
  • 435 Animal Units
  • Five miles of Tongue River bottom
  • 12 highway miles south Miles City
  • 350 acres irrigated cropland - mostly level with gravity flow river water
  • Backgrounding Lot
  • Three bedroom home
  • Mobile home
  • Barn, shop, corrals, scales
  • Deer, antelope, upland birds, waterfowl

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Acreage (Deeded & Leased)

Deeded Acres: 11,187±
State Leased Acres: 640±
Private Leased Acres:
BLM Leased Acres: 3,013±
Indian Leased Acres:
Other Leased Acres:
Total Leased Acres: 3,653±
Total Acres: 14,840±

Mineral Rights

Owners are reserving mineral with the exception of gravel. There is a good gravel pit on the property. At times gravel has been sold to the county and construction companies. Plenty of gravel is available for ranch roads, feedlot and corrals.

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