1,351.33 Total Acres

Just under two miles of Musselshell River Frontage

Strong recreational values for Whitetail, Mule deer, turkeys, pheasant, all upland birds, and excellent fishing.

With just under two miles of Musselshell River frontage meandering through heavy stands of Cottonwood trees and Willows, the Tierney River Ranch provides a unique opportunity. For those looking for strong recreational values, a reliable home base for a cow herd, or a getaway with close proximity to the small town of Harlowton, MT, this is a must see!


Property Details

1,351.33 Total Acres

769.04 +- Deeded Acres

582.29 +- Acre State Lease

The ranch headquarters has a nicely remodeled four bedrooms and one bath home,  along with a detached garage. A metal sided 40 by 80 pole building and supporting corrals can be used for many purposes from a calving facility to a horse barn.

Tierney River Ranch and its solid balance of native range, sub irrigated river bottoms and flood irrigated hay meadows has served as a sustainable home base for the Tierney Land & Livestock cow herd. An immense amount of cover along the river bottoms supplied by Willows and Cottonwood trees, along with several year around springs for stock water, make this property ideal for wintering cows or yearlings. Two water purchase contracts with Upper Musselshell Water Users’ Association totaling 75-acre feet will transfer with the sale.

The Musselshell River flows through the ranch for nearly 1.9 miles. The Willow and Cottonwood lined banks provide ample cover and habitat for many wildlife species including whitetail deer, wild turkey, pheasant, upland birds, ducks and geese.

The Musselshell River is a hidden gem among Montana fisheries. With just under two miles of Musselshell River frontage, multiple undercut banks and pools shaded by trees and willows, the Tierney River Ranch provides an ideal setting for a thriving environment to fish. 

A year around flowing spring located on the west end of the property provides a roost for numerous waterfowl and the strong potential for some exciting late season duck hunting.

The ranches proximity to the Crazy, Big Snowy, Castle and Little Belt Mountains provides a plethora of recreational opportunities such as deer, elk, mountain lion, black bear hunting, mountain biking, snowmobiling, hiking and wildlife viewing just to name a few.

$1604.56 in 2019

Location Details

The Tierney River Ranch lies just east of Harlowton, MT,  the County Seat and economic center of Wheatland County. Harlowton has a population of 1000 people and has a lot of small town charm including a nine-hole golf course, hospital, K through 12 school, several restaurants and bars and other businesses that supply everyday essential items and services to the area.

Harlowton is about 90 miles from Billings and 105 miles from Bozeman, both of which have all the conveniences of a large city and regional airports serviced by several major carriers.

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