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359.32± Acres
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Glacier County, Montana

Stunning St. Mary Sanctuary

ID: 43246
Status: Sold
Acres: 359.32±
Type: Recreational Land, Undeveloped Land, Timberland
Address: Lots 2 & 3
City, State: Saint Mary, Montana
County: Glacier
ZIP Code: 59411

Description

Surrounded by virtually untouched wild Montana, this property lies just east of Lower Saint Mary Lake and south of Babb. The peaks of Glacier National Park boldly rise in the distance creating spectacular picturesque scenes. These 359.32 acres come with many possibilities of quiet, forested campouts or invigorating exploration and hiking. Glacier National Park offers its unparalleled experiences a mere 45 miles from the acreage! Many Glacier is only 8 miles from the land. The number of sights and drives in this area can take you away from any worry or care and reintroduce your soul to peace and gratitude. Away from city lights, see the night sky come alive with stargazing like you’ve never seen before. Get ready to see some amazing wildlife! Paddle the waters of Lower Saint Mary Lake or take a swim. This gem sparkles with opportunity and truly shows off the best of Montana.

 

Local Area

 

Saint Mary, Montana lies between Lower Saint Mary Lake and Upper Saint Mary Lake on the eastern border of Glacier National Park. The community serves as an ideal starting point for exploring the park or taking a scenic drive up to Many Glacier. There are legendary hiking trails along the eastern side of the park and in Many Glacier. In the winter, Saint Mary provides a launching point for cross-country skiers. In the spring and summer months, witness a vibrant display of wildflowers including Indian paintbrush, blanketflowers, and lupine.

 

Just on the edge of the world-renowned Glacier National Park, Babb, Montana is a small farming and ranching community in Glacier County. A recreational haven, many activities illuminate the wonder of the landscape and scenery here. The community accommodates those passing through to the park. Fishing, camping, and hiking are popular routines and easy ways to surround yourself with the beauty of nature.

 

East Glacier, Montana is a small village surrounded by tantalizing views and scenery of Glacier National Park. The town may be small but has many accommodations such as motels, restaurants, a grocery store, a golf course, a historic lodge, horse and car rentals, bars, gift shops, laundromats, an ATM, and a filling station for your convenience. It holds the east entrance to the famous Glacier National Park. The center of town lies at the intersection of Highway 2 and State Highway 49 making it easily accessible. You will need many days to enjoy all that East Glacier has to offer. It is near excellent fishing, hunting, numerous hiking trails, skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. Daily tours depart to Glacier and also boat tours paddling along on the pristine waters of the lakes in the park. If you’d like a truly western Montana experience, sign up for a trail ride on horseback and feed the inner adventurer. Popular scenic spots you will want to visit are the Going-to-the-Sun-Road, Two Medicine Valley, numerous waterfalls, overlooks, lakes, and streams. Do not forget your camera as you are sure to see some wildlife including moose, bear, deer, elk, mountain goats, and many more.

 

Area Attractions

 

Glacier National Park

 

The coveted area nicknamed the “Crown of the Continent” for obvious reasons offers exclusive views and activities in the state of Montana. With over 700 miles of trails through pristine forests, alpine meadows sprinkled with bright lovely wildflowers, rugged and tenacious mountains, and spectacular sparkling lakes. Visit the historic chalets and lodges for a walk back in time or backpack, cycle, hike, or camp. While taking in the astounding sights of the glacier-carved peaks and valleys, set your binoculars on a diverse range of wildlife of bighorn sheep, mountain goats, deer, elk, ptarmigan, and both black and grizzly bears. This highway to heaven is a tough one to ever forget.

 

Lake Sherburne

 

Lake Sherburne is a manmade reservoir located just outside of the entrance at Many Glacier. The reservoir was created to help regulate the flows of the Swiftcurrent Creek with an earth-fill dam built in 1914 and 1921. The lake is situated in a scenic area with unparalleled views. It is six miles in length with lots of shorelines to bask in the sun or explore. Fish, boat, view wildlife, or hike. The water is calm and serene for fishing or kayaking. Expect to reel in Brook Trout or Northern Pike. Wildlife that can be seen here include moose, bears, bighorn sheep, and Trumpeter Swans.

 

Duck Lake

 

East of Babb, Duck Lake offers a fishing experience unlike any other. The lake is stocked and produces rainbow trout that average 8 pounds! The large fish raised in these waters attract anglers from all over the world. Duck Lake is 1,446 acres at an elevation of 5,015 feet. A reservation license and a Montana fishing license are all you need to start reeling in plump Rainbow and Brown Trout.

 

Lower Saint Mary Lake

 

At an elevation of 4,477 feet, this mountain lake holds Brook, Bull, Lake, Rainbow, and Westslope Cutthroat Trout along with Northern Pike and Lake Whitefish. Outdoor enthusiasts can marvel at the crystal-clear waters and enjoy lake activities that offer up stunning views in every direction.

 

Chief Mountain

 

Prepare to be captivated by the sheer size and formation of this peak which is among the highest in Glacier National Park at 9,080 feet! The peaks tower over the Cut Bank plains. Majestic and mighty, Chief Mountain can be seen from over 100 miles away! The mountain lies on the boundary between Glacier National Park and the Blackfeet Reservation. The prominent peak has served as guidance, shelter, and a landmark for travelers. The sacred area is rich with the history of the native people to this area.

 

Additional Information

wildlife

  • bear
  • big game
  • elk
  • mule deer
  • small game
  • whitetail deer

recreation

  • hiking trails

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