Black Butte Ranch
The Black Butte Ranch is located approximately 22 miles south of Great Falls, Montana. Great Falls is known as the
“Electric City” and has been described as the perfect blend of big city excitement and small town charm. Great Falls takes its name from the series of five waterfalls in close proximity along the upper Missouri River basin that the Lewis and Clark
Expedition navigated over a ten mile stretch. As Montana’s third largest city with just under 59,000 residents, Great Falls has much to offer including some of our Country’s finest contemporary and western art museums, the Montana State Fair and
Western Art Week, an International Airport, and all the fine dining and shopping of a large city.
The Black Butte Ranch has been part of a longtime family ranch known for producing high quality Angus cattle. With an average annual rainfall of 16 to 18 inches, the Black Butte Ranch provides excellent summer pasture for a large number of cow calf pairs. With over 4 miles of pipeline, 9 water troughs, 7 springs, and several reservoirs, cattle travel less than a mile to water from anywhere on the ranch. Elevations range from 4,600 feet near the Smith River where the topography is mostly rolling hills to 6,310 feet at the top of Black Butte. At its highest elevation, Black Butte provides some of Montana’s finest views. With the Rocky Mountain front as a backdrop, your views range from open fields, heavily timbered canyons, and limestone cliffs
overlooking the Smith River.
With over 2 miles of common boundary with the Lewis and Clark National Forest, the Black Butte Ranch provides excellent access to thousands of acres for recreational purposes. Black Butte is well known for its extensive populations of elk and mule
deer, while other wildlife species include black bear, mountain lion, Hungarian partridge, and mountain grouse.
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