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Highline Ranch

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The Highline Ranch is located near Otter, MT. This beautiful region of southern Montana remains largely unspoiled. With nearly 1,500 total deeded acres made up of prime grazing land and about 160-acres of productive grass/alfalfa hay meadows, this ranch has excellent developed livestock water, a barn and shop and a few other improvements and can comfortably support about 75 animal units on a year-round basis.  It also has a very comfortable 6-bedroom, 3-1/2 bath log home. The ranch shares its north border with the Custer National Forest allowing the owner endless miles of trail riding, recreation and/or hunting on nearly 1.2 million acres of neighboring land. Hunters will enjoy the quality of deer, antelope and even elk frequent the ranch.

More than anything, if you’re looking for a place to get away, live independently and with all the privacy and beauty you’d expect in a ranch, this might be the place. Located about 2 hours from Sheridan Wyoming, or 2.5 hours from Billings, MT.

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  • Price: $1,336,500
  • Land Area: 1485± Acres

±2.75 mile of year-round pipeline (served by two wells)
4 stock tanks
160± acres of alfalfa/grass hay meadows
Borders Custer National Forest
Nice home and barn
Very scenic and private
Good hunting
75± animal units
lease opportunities for hunting and grazing.


Highline Ranch is located in the heart of great ranch country among many large working ranches. It’s in southwestern Powder River County, Montana right on the WY-MT state line.

Broadus, MT, the county seat of Powder River County and proximity to some of the American Indian Wars, is the closest town, but the closest town of significance is Sheridan, WY, which is about a 1.5 hour drive to the southwest. Billings, MT is approximately a 2.5 -hour drive to the northwest.

Miles City, MT is another historic town of interest about 2 hours to the north. Miles City is home to the annual Bucking Horse Sale and is central to many ranches along the Yellowstone River.

The charming community of Sheridan, WY has most amenities and conveniences, including jet service and a commercial airport as well as world-class golf, dining, medical facilities, first-rate schools (rated among the best in the nation) and shopping in Sheridan’s historic downtown. For further shopping and air service, one can find it in Billings, or Casper, each about 2.5 away. Furthermore, the Big Horn Mountains are only 90 minutes to the west, where you’ll find all the outdoor recreation you can imagine.



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Highline Ranch sits in the Tongue River Basin in one of the best climates for ranching you could want in the West. Receiving between 18-23” of precipitation per year, this ranch grows excellent grass for cattle and great feed and cover for wildlife. This is why the trail herds from Texas came to this area.

The climate around the general area and region is one of the most “live-able” climates around with pleasant summers and moderate winters. Perhaps it’s the proximity to the 45th parallel along with the positioning near to the Big Horn Mountains and the lower altitude, but this area has a surprisingly great climate for ranching.

For more information, visit Otter, MT Climate Data

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