WAGON BOX SPRING RANCH
Pompeys Pillar, Montana | Yellowstone County
- Approximately 13,415 Total Acres
- Montana's Famed 590 Hunting District
Encompassing approximately 13,415 total acres, Wagon Box Spring Ranch provides private-archery hunting in one of Montana’s trophy bull elk regions. The main Ranch is comprised of 9,095± contiguous acres of which 8,455± are deeded with 640 acres of State of Montana lease land. Situated about thirty minutes north of the main Ranch, the summer grazing unit encompasses 3,680 Bureau of Land Management lease acres and 640 of State of Montana lease land.
The Ranch is comprised of rolling hillsides and timbered draws with healthy stands of ponderosa pine, also referred to as “bull pine” by the locals. Strategically planted alfalfa fields serpentine along several large plateaus which are framed by the thick pine draws. Numerous developed springs line the bottoms of these draws, attracting and holding elk in the plethora of wallows that are strewn throughout the Ranch.
Located within a comfortable 30-minute drive northeast of Billings, the Ranch is positioned in Montana’s famed 590 Hunting District. Managed for wildlife enhancement, the Ranch holds trophy bull elk scoring consistently at and above 345 with confirmed bulls harvested in excess of 380. Surrounded by large land holdings, the Ranch provides privacy without seclusion. The 510 acres of dryland alfalfa and improved pasture are typically harvested in late June/early July and produce about one ton of hay per acre. Typically, mid-summer rains generate good regrowth on these fields.
Wagon Box Spring Ranch is truly an “end of the road” ranch. A gated access for the Ranch keeps sightseers and the general public from gaining access into this wildlife haven. Priced at under $1,280 per deeded acre, Wagon Box Ranch is competitively priced within the Central Montana ranch market.
Much of the Ranch is conserved by a conservation easement with the Montana Land Reliance; details are available upon request.