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Within walking distance to Lake Elmo, these 32.554 acres are located just outside of Billings city limits. Without any covenants or HOAs, the land can be utilized in any way you see fit. Let your creativity flow and build a home. Subdivide and invest! Make it your riding area for you and your horses. Five Mile Creek runs through the parcel, and power and water are in proximity. A lovely subdivision is adjacent to acreage in the Billings Heights area. The Billings Trap Club is also within walking distance. The property is unique for the Billings area. Delight in the rural feel with all the convenience of Billings within minutes!Local AreaThe booming city of Billings, Montana is rapidly growing to make sure to keep the title of the largest city in Montana. As the county seat of Yellowstone County, it is considered to be the trade and distribution center for much of the state, east of the Continental Divide, Northern Wyoming, and western portions of North and South Dakota. Billings has superb shopping, delicious dining, and boisterous breweries. The city offers a range of recreational activities with 45 miles of multi-use trails for biking, hiking, or dog-walking. The city itself is situated in a beautiful area carved out by the Yellowstone River and surrounded by the majestic Rims. Billings truly has all the amenities and is immersed in history. Area Attractions Zoo MontanaZoo Montana is a zoological/botanical garden, accredited arboretum, and educational facility in Billings Montana. Its mission is to educate on the conservation of wildlife throughout Montana. The zoo cares for over 80 animals including Amur Tigers, Grizzly Bears, Wolverine, River Otters, Takin, and Canada Lynx, among others, most of which are rescues.Little Bighorn BattlefieldThis national monument is 15 miles southeast of Hardin, Montana and is famously where Custer took his last stand. Pompey's PillarThe Expedition of Lewis and Clark gives us a historical account of their journey through Montana, and at Pompey's Pillar, you can view William Clark's signature carved in stone. It is the only physical evidence left of the Expedition and will leave a lasting impression on you as well!Pictograph Cave State ParkCome to contemplate the origins of humankind when they were prehistoric hunters. The three main caves, Pictograph, Middle, and Ghost, display hundreds of pictographs or rock paintings with the oldest rock art being over 2000 years old!Lake Elmo State ParkAn outdoor oasis that offers swimming, hiking, boating, sailboarding, fishing, and picnicking, this 64-acre reservoir is just inside city limits!The Yellowstone River and Premiere Blue-Ribbon Fishing This constant, unwavering river flows throughout the Yellowstone River corridor just as it has for centuries: in its natural state. It has not been dammed nor tamed and is the longest, free-flowing river as such in the lower 48 states. It meanders through a variety of scenery and various topographies from steep canyon walls to lazily flowing through farm country. Its fresh, clean waters provide fishing, floating, swimming, and rafting. The nutrient-rich areas surrounding the river are a paradise for wildlife making hunting especially good as well. Enjoy viewing wildlife such as bald eagles, elk, white-tailed deer, and black bears. Certainly, you will want to take advantage of the world-class fishing known internationally. These premier trout waters produce an abundance of big trout and native Yellowstone cutthroat trout. In the upper half of the river, species found are cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, large whitefish, and brown trout. In the lower half or warmer waters, species found are large walleye, catfish, and sturgeon. The beauty of fishing the Yellowstone River is its length and ample space. Anglers are not crowded with others and have the length of the river to spread out. The beautiful landscape encompassing the banks enhances the whole experience. Dry fly fishing is excellent as well as sub-surface fishing with nymphs and streamers.Beartooth HighwayThe famous Beartooth Highway has 68 miles of winding roads waiting to be navigated. This unique highway climbs to the highest elevation in both Montana and Wyoming! It's considered an All-American Road that holds a designation as one of the most beautiful in America. With switchbacks and glorious scenery, travelers can gape at wildlife and the snow-capped Northern Rocky Mountains. The highway is traditionally open from Memorial Day through Columbus Day.