Big Sky Ranch

100.79 acres, near Trout Creek in Sanders County, Montana.

Protection of this property (which is located in an area receiving development pressure) will preserve in perpetuity:  open space for the scenic enjoyment of the general public from U.S. Highway 200 and South Hill Road; farm land for continued use as an agricultural resource; significant, relatively natural habitat including established pasture and meadow areas, mixed coniferous forest; and a wildlife corridor to the Kootenai National Forest.  The property contains productive soils and is capable of sustaining a wide variety of trees, shrubs, forbs and grasses, providing a balanced mix of food, hiding, resting and thermal cover for wildlife.

Type of Protection: Donated conservation easement.

No Public Access.