Dupuyer Acreage, Rocky Mountain Front, Montana
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LOCATION: This unique property is located eight and a half (8 1/2) miles northwest of Dupuyer, Montana and approximately thirty 30 miles northwest of Choteau, Montana. Great Falls is eighty-five (85) miles to the southeast of the property and home to an International Airport.
Situated on the majestic Rocky Mountain Front where Montana's simply refer to this part of the state as "The Front." The northern boundary of the Eastern Front begins at the south end of Glacier Park and stretches south for 110 miles to the Dearborn River. The Front is a grand sweep of jagged limestone peaks, walls, reefs and deeply cut canyons.
The front itself is a diverse wilderness range with an intrinsic value of unequaled wildness, but much of its mystique comes from what lies on either side. The western horizon is filled by the 2.5 million acres of the Bob Marshall and Great Bear Wilderness, of which The Front is an integral part. Immediately east of the Front stretches a virtually undeveloped expanse of foothills and prairie in private, State and Bureau of Land Management ownership. This makes Montana's share of the Rocky Mountain Front the last, largest unspoiled meeting of mountains and plains between Canada and Mexico.
The Bob Marshall Wilderness is considered the nation's premier wilderness area. Designated the nation's first wilderness area, it contains 1 million acres. Later, Congress added the Scapegoat and Great Bear Wilderness area, totaling 1.5 million-acre complex. Big in size, grandeur and legend, "The Bob" is home to almost every big-game species in North America. Go to www.savethefront.org/index.php for more information on the "The Bob."
The Lewis and Clark National Forest Service Boundary is 10 air miles to the west. For more information on the Lewis and Clark National Forest Service go to their web site at www.fs.usda.gov/lcnf/
CONSERVATION: Situated along the east slope of the Rocky Mountain Front and outside of the National Forest Service boundary are several different conservation organizations that have acquired large blocks of land to preserve the land, culture, wildlife and rare plants. West of Choteau is the Nature Conservancy's 18,000 acre Pine Butte Swamp Preserve.
The State of Montana has three large blocks of state land along "The Front" used for Wildlife Management Areas to provide refuges for thousands of elk and deer to winter on and for public use and recreation. They are as follows:
Sun River Game Range 20,000 acres
Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area 10,000 acres
Ear Mountain Wildlife Management Area 3,000 acres
The State of Montana's, Blackleaf Wildlife Management Area is the closest and lies 14 miles south of the subject property.
The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Ranch founded by the Boone and Crockett Club owns a 6000 acre ranch that is 7 miles south of the subject property that blocks up with the Lewis and Clark National Forest Service boundary. The mission of the ranch is research, teaching, and demonstration of integrated livestock/wildlife conservation that is integral to the economic viability of private and adjacent public lands. The ranch is enrolled in Montana's Block Management Program to offer public hunting opportunities.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This unique acreage situated northwest of Dupuyer, Montana is in the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountain Front. This property offers breathtaking views of "The Front" for its backdrop.
The topography of the subject property is level to lightly rolling terrain broken up by intermediate spring feed drainages. This property is in a 16-18 inch annual precipitation zone. Elevations vary from 4420 feet on the eastern boundary and 4480 feet on the western portion.
ACREAGE: The Dupuyer Acreage comprises a total of 480 acres. All of the acreage is classified as grazing land.
WATER: A spring feed drainage flows through the middle of this acreage for livestock water along with several small glaciated ponds.
IMPROVEMENTS: Fenced around its perimeter and is used for summer grazing pasture.
WILDLIFE: The Dupuyer acreage will have Deer, Elk, Black Bear, Grizzly Bear, Grey Wolves, Mountain Lion and more that travel through this property at different times of the year. Incredibly, all of the large mammal wildlife species that historically roamed this secluded land survive today, with the exception of the Buffalo. For more information on fishing and hunting go to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks web site at www.fwp.state.mt.us.com
RECREATION: ATV & Horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, and wildlife viewing are just some of the activities this area has to offer in addition to access to the Lewis and Clark National Forest, Bob Marshall Wilderness and Great Bear Wilderness.
Glacier National Park is only a short one hour drive to the north from the property. It is a land of mountain ranges carved by prehistoric ice rivers. It features alpine meadows, deep forests, waterfalls, glistening glaciers and sparkling lakes. The vistas seen from Going-To-The-Sun Road are breathtaking, a photographers paradise. More information about Glacier Park can be accessed from their web page at www.nps.gov/glac/home.htm
TAXES: 2017 Real Estate Taxes are $377.
BROKERS COMMENTS: The Dupuyer Acreage is, without question, the premiere property for sale along "The Front" today. It offers an outstanding opportunity to invest in Montana, "The Last Best Place." Power is off the northeast corner of this acreage and there are ideal building sites with views of "The Front" to build a dream home with room for a small herd of cattle or horses. For more information about Montana go to www.visitmt.com
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DISCLOSURE NOTE: The information contained herein has been supplied by the Owner to Holiday Realty and/or compiled by Holiday Realty from other sources believed to be reliable. All information contained herein is not guaranteed to be accurate and the reader of this brochure should independently verify all such information, i.e., the number of acres involved, classification of those acres, carrying capacity, estimates of productivity or yield, water rights, etc. Acreages are stated for information only. This property is being sold by the tract or unit and exact acreages are not warranted or guaranteed by the seller or agent. Maps are provided for visual aids and accuracy is not guaranteed.