NEW LISTING – MILLIGAN CANYON RANCH | Three Forks, Montana | 11,118± Total Acres | $18.5M | 30 Minutes from Bozeman, Montana

Milligan Canyon Ranch offers over 11,000 acres of vast rolling landscapes, a well-appointed owner’s home with guest quarters, a ranch manager’s home, proficient cattle operation with foreman’s quarters and ranch office, plus commercial, development and hunting potential just outside of booming Bozeman, Montana.

The Milligan Canyon Ranch is an excellent opportunity for the savvy investor looking for a long-term hold with solid agricultural revenue. This 11,118± total acre spread (10,997± deeded acres) is ideally located just 30 minutes west of everything Bozeman and only minutes to charming Three Forks, Montana. The ranch has direct access to I-90 via Milligan Canyon Rd and control of all four corners of the I-90 intersection.

Milligan Canyon Ranch’s primary viewshed features the backdrop of the beautiful Elkhorn Mountains. In nearby Three Forks, the Gallatin, Madison and Jefferson Rivers come together to create the headwaters of the great Missouri River. Hunting and fishing is phenomenal in the area and wild game inhabitants of the ranch include elk, mule deer and antelope along with upland game birds.

A well-appointed and private owner’s estate, a ranch manager’s home and a top notch set of working pens and stock support buildings including a foreman’s quarters and ranch office round out the improvements made to the cattle operation.


  • Located just 30 minutes to Bozeman and 10 minutes to Three Forks, Montana

  • One of few large ranches currently on the market that is this close to Bozeman

  • A total of 11,118± total acres (10,997± deeded acres)

  • Of the total acreage, there are 5,500± deeded acres that are tillable but currently seeded into improved pasture. Other crop options include dry land wheat and pulse crops

  • Year-round cattle venture capable of supporting 450± pairs handily and up to 800± pairs in wetter years and with seasonal, supplemental hay feeding

  • Luxury 3 bed, 3.5 bath owner’s home in a private setting with 3 bed, 2 bath guest quarters above detached garage/office

  • Ranch manager’s home with shop near cattle operations facility

  • Separate ranch operations area includes the main barn and calving barn with foreman’s apartment above, sorting pens and feedlots

  • Well-maintained improvements and discerning land stewardship

  • Perimeter and cross-fenced with 29 rotational pastures

  • Well-watered ranch with 17 water wells, 36 water stations, 4 artesian wells/springs and seasonal Milligan Creek

  • Opportunity for commercial or residential development and/or conservation easement

  • Direct access to I-90 via Milligan Canyon Rd and control of all four corners

  • Surrounded by the Elkhorn Mountains, not far from the confluence of the Madison, Jefferson and Gallatin Rivers, the headwaters of the Missouri River

  • Elk, mule deer, antelope and upland bird habitat

  • All water and mineral rights owned will convey at closing

This ranch has been meticulously maintained as the current owners have been careful stewards of the land, and it shows. The Milligan Canyon Ranch is ready for a new owner to take over and continue its legacy.

If you are interested in learning more about Milligan Canyon Ranch or want to discuss selling your property, contact us at (406) 589-4160,

Jim, Bill and Caleb

The information contained herein was obtained from sources deemed to be reliable. Western Ranch Brokers makes no warranties or guarantees as to the completeness or accuracy thereof.