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TBD Highway 278

TBD Highway 278, Dillon, MT

$162,500

25 +/- acres

Property Description

Located in the historic Grasshopper Valley, this 25 +/- acre property is situated with breathtaking views and endless adventure in every direction. Bannack State Park is a wonderful place to explore the old west and is just a short 8 mile drive. A soak in Elkhorn Hot Springs, adventure at Crystal Park, and hitting the slopes at Maverick Mountain Ski Area are all just 15 minutes away! An abundance of stream and lake fishing opportunities are provided in the nearby mountains and valley. World class big game hunting is at your finger tips. Montana HD 329 constantly produces some of the highest populations of elk in the State. A 20 mile drive to Dillon or 70 mile drive to Butte puts you in world class hospitality with every amenity the great state has to offer. Call today to schedule a showing.

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Property Facts

Location

This nice property is located in the Grasshopper Valley and has endless recreational opportunities being just minutes from hunting, fishing, horseback riding, and hiking! 20+/- miles to Dillon or 70+/- miles to Butte, Montana will land you in a larger town with more amenities.

 

 

Community

Just a few minutes away is where the unincorporated community of Polaris, Montana sits. Polaris lies in the Grasshopper Valley along the Pioneer Mountain Scenic Byway, southeast of Wisdom, Montana. Hay, horse, and cattle production are among the major industries in Polaris, along with a rise in tourism and recreation. Originally, Polaris was a mining town with a general store, post office, and saloon. Hundreds of miners lived north of Polaris and worked the Elkhorn Mine and Coolidge Mine, among other smaller mines. Current attractions to the Polaris area include Maverick Mountain Ski Area, Montana High Country Tours Lodge, the Grasshopper Inn, Elkhorn Hotsprings, Bannack State Park, and Crystal Park. Polaris is minutes from blue ribbon trout streams, hundreds of snowmobile and cross-country ski trails, and trail heads to mountain lakes.

A short 20+/- mile drive will find you in Dillon, Montana – population 4,342, according to the 2000 census. Dillon is the county seat of Beaverhead County and began as a shipping point for the surrounding mining camps to Utah, with the connection of the northern and Union Pacific Railroads.  Sheep and cattle were introduced to this agricultural community, and Dillon became the largest wool shipping point in Montana in the late 1860s.  Agriculture remains the predominant industry, supported by the area’s recreational tourism.

Dillon offers a considerable array of commercial, institutional, and social enterprises including grocery, banking, auto-dealers, movie theater, churches, restaurants, hotels, and taverns.  Barrett Memorial Hospital offers a large range of medical and specialist services to Dillon and surrounding area residents.  Two long-term elderly care facilities are also located in Dillon.  The education system includes two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.  The higher education system was established in 1892 with The Montana Normal College, now called University of Montana-Western.  Private aircraft service is available at the Dillon airport with a 6,500 ft paved strip.  Expanded international commercial air services are available in Butte and Bozeman.

 

 

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