The Gallatin River Preserve is secluded in the heart of the Gallatin Valley in Montana. This special fly fishing property provides over 1½ miles of walk-out-your-back-door private access to some of Montana’s best trout waters. Property owners enjoy private fishing and an abundance of wildlife. Hiking trails provide opportunities to observe numerous animals and birds in a secluded and protected environment.
The owners’ vision to protect all of this and share an exclusive area of river frontage for a limited number of property owners led to the creation of the Preserve and the hiring of renowned development planner, Jimmy Pepper. Jimmy’s credentials and reputation for high standards of stewardship to the land made him the perfect choice to design this truly unique property ~ a legacy to be enjoyed for generations. Preserving the history, the timeless beauty, the wildlife refuge and the legendary blue ribbon trout waters of the Gallatin River was the vision that started it all.
Based on the vision, the plan was developed. A very special place was created to be shared with a few fortunate owners. Pre-defined building envelopes were laid out to maximize low inter-visibility and privacy and to augment open space for all owners.
When you purchase your home site, you take ownership of a whole lot more. As a member of the Owner’s Association, property owners will have ownership of the common areas, open spaces and enjoy access to 1½ miles of the Gallatin River that flows through the Preserve. Owner’s also have private fishing on the canal that runs through the preserve.
Hiking, fly fishing, bird and wildlife watching, archery hunting and other outdoor seasonal events enhance the property for owners and their guests. A bonus feature of the property is private access to the state land that borders the Preserve.
Thoughtful design and exceptional detail will allow owners to live responsibly within this unspoiled natural preserve of awe-inspiring 360 degree mountain views, large areas of grasslands, tall stands of Cottonwoods and Aspen trees, river tributaries and abundant wildlife.
Pre-defined building sites will enhance the open space and privacy for each owner. Architectural guidelines will require that all of the homes and other buildings will sufficiently ensure that your investment will be enhanced as the development builds out. All owners will be mandatory members of the Owner’s Association, giving them an undivided interest ownership in the deed restricted open space and common areas of the Preserve which cannot be developed. The shared private ownership model has been proven to be the most ideal for optimal stewardship of the River Corridor.
The GRP Owner’s Association will manage road and utility access, road maintenance, snow removal, and dead fall burning or removal from the common areas.
Situated in the heart of the Gallatin Valley of Montana, this secluded outdoor utopia is less than 10 minutes from Gallatin Field Airport, which offers direct commercial flights on most of the major airlines to Salt Lake City, Denver, Seattle, and seasonal direct flights to Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Las Vegas. Easy access and daily flights means you can get here, get back to nature and live your dream now.
While private access and fishing on the blue ribbon free-running waters of the Gallatin River are out-your-back-door, this mecca of fly fishing offers other great opportunities to wet your fly with the Yellowstone and Madison rivers just minutes away.
This recreational wonderland is also home to other unparalleled outdoor activities. Nearby are Bridger Bowl, Big Sky and Moonlight Basin ski areas. Three private and two public golf courses are just minutes away. Spectacular hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and camping opportunities abound in the nearby mountain ranges. And the incredible Yellowstone Park, is just an hour south for an easy day trip any time of year.
Surrounded by thick stands of tall trees, the isolation and seclusion of this wild west private outdoor paradise belies its unbelievable convenient access! Less than 5 minutes to Belgrade, its a quick trip to the grocery store from the Gallatin River Preserve. But even closer is the I-90 Interstate that provides an easy 15 minute trip to Costco and the idyllic community of Bozeman. Bozeman has a quaint historic downtown, is home to Montana State University and the world-renowned Museum of the Rockies. Superb restaurants, upper-end shops, fine art galleries, and cultural offerings like the Bozeman Symphony, and annual Ballet and Opera productions with celebrities who've performed at the Met and other world-class venues are delightful surprise offerings in Bozeman.