Revitalizing Refuge , Montana
Property Types: Vacant Land, Farms, Ranches, Recreational, Timber Land
Activities & Amenities
The fresh, pine-infused mountain air will rejuvenate a weary spirit. Beneath the bold blue sky, the Bitterroot Mountains ripple across western Montana, the Lolo National Forest blanketing the peaks. The mostly undisturbed Montana wilderness provides opportunities for the ultimate recreational experiences. Hike, hunt, fish, adventure on an ATV, boat, ride into the back country on a horse or snowmobile, ski and snowshoe in the winter! The 188.81 acres back up to public land on two sides giving incredible access to the Forest Service acreage. The property features an outdoor amphitheater and possesses great development potential. Furthermore, there are two great producing wells. The calm, quiet serenity can be found just five minutes from the town of Saint Regis, Montana. Find your peace and take refuge on this extraordinary Montana mountain setting!
Named for the nearby river, the small community of Saint Regis, Montana welcomes tourists and travelers and serves as a crossroads for them. Located 71 miles west of Missoula, Saint Regis lies where the Clark Fork River and the Saint Regis River converge. The town has a golf course and a large park with an interpretive trail. Don’t forget to visit the live trout aquarium at the travel center! Surrounded with forests, mountains and rivers, Saint Regis is a popular destination on Memorial Day as it hosts the largest flea market in Montana.
Ride the Hiawatha
In just over an hour’s drive, bike or hike this trail named one of the most scenic stretches of railroad in the US. The Hiawatha Mountain bike trail is 15 miles in length with 10 train tunnels and 7 sky-high trestles along the way. The trail takes you through the famous Taft Tunnel and follows along the crest of the Bitterroot Mountains near the Lookout Ski Area.
Test your skill at one of the several surrounding golf courses. Swing away in Frenchtown at the King Ranch course or in St. Regis at Trestle Creek. Missoula golf courses include Missoula Country Club, the Larchmont, The Ranch Club, and Canyon Creek.
Lolo National Forest
Lolo National Forest is more than 2 million acres of pristine, undisturbed Montana wilderness. Enjoy the many opportunities to hike, OHV ride, camp, rent cabins, ski, snowmobile, visit the 2 visitor centers or simply explore the many wonders!
The Clark Fork River
The Clark Fork River is one of the longest rivers in Montana meandering more than 280 miles paralleling I-90. There are many access points, and its diverse terrain makes certain that no two trips down its waters are the same. It originates in the Silver Bow Mountains with many tributaries contributing to its reputation as one of the most popular destinations for fly fishing in the United States. The river offers recreation such as floating, rafting, kayaking, river surfing in addition to its epic fishing. The best fishing waters are found between the origin and the confluence with the Flathead River near the Paradise-Plains area. Fish caught in these waters range in size, but some can be from 14-20 inches. Northern Pike can be 40 inches or more! Species thriving here include the Clark Fork native Westslope Cutthroat and world class brown and rainbow trout as well as small mouth bass.
Saint Regis River
Look no further for a pristine river that cuts through unparalleled alpine scenery. It flows through the Bitterroot Mountains before winding through Mineral County in Montana where it then joins the Clark Fork River in the town of Saint Regis. Catch Cutthroat Trout ranging in size from 12”-16”. In the summer months, fly fish with grasshoppers and enjoy the scenic landscapes.
The National Bison Range
As one of the oldest wildlife refuges in the nation, this spread allows one of the most significant remaining American bison herds to roam safely. It was established in 1908 to protect the bison and sustains nearly 300 to 500 bison across the 19,000 acres of timberland and grassland. The range includes an informative visitor center, an auto tour and a picnic area. You can also find white-tailed and mule deer, elk, bighorn sheep, pronghorns and at least 200 species of birds that call the range home.
Downhill Skiing Western Montana
Western Montana provides excellent opportunities to recreate in the winter months! There are seven places to explore: Turner Mountain, Blacktail Mountain, Lookout Pass, Lost Trail Powder Mountain, Montana Snowbowl, Discovery Ski Area and the Whitefish Mountain Resort.