Strike it rich on six mining claims amid 106 acres that buzz with recreational bliss! This property lies in the Little Rocky Mountains that surround the tiny mountain community of Zortman. Accessible by a two-track mountain road, the stillness is deafening with abundant sunshine streaming through the towering timber. Wildlife such as elk, mule, and white-tailed deer roam the wilderness giving ample hunting opportunities. The property is surrounded by BLM promising endless exploration. Fresh mountain springs cut through gullies. These hills have gold in them! Local mines produced $125 million in gold before the 1950s so bring your pan or mining tools! Enjoy the breathtaking views, hunt, hike, horseback ride, explore the mountain treks with an ATV, or watch wildlife! Treasure this property for its riches in recreation and its potential for prosperous gold!Local AreaThe community of Zortman, Montana was established around gold mining in 1884. The historic mining town is nestled in the Little Rocky Mountains which makes it the ideal base for outdoor activities. The island mountain range promotes camping, hiking, gold panning, hunting, and trail rides. Ranching heads up the economy.Area AttractionsUL Bend National Wildlife RefugeThis refuge within the Charles M Russell Refuge covers 20,000 acres. It is north of the Missouri River and about 50 miles south of Malta in Phillips County. Historically, the crossing at the big bend in the Missouri River was utilized by animals. Wildlife that can be seen in the refuge include elk, mule and white-tailed deer, antelope, bighorn sheep, and mountain lion.Charles M Russell National Wildlife RefugeThe CMR National Wildlife Refuge displays badlands, cottonwood river bottoms, forested coulees, and sprawling prairies. The Refuge provides over one million acres of public land for fishing, hiking, hunting, camping, bird-watching, and other outdoor activities. The area spans about 125 miles along the Missouri River, from the Fort Peck Dam west to the boundary with the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. If youre looking to observe game in its natural habitat, this refuge shall reward. It is the second-largest refuge in the continental US. In September and October locals and tourists from all over gather to watch the bull elk bugle and battle for the cows attention at Slippery Ann Wildlife Viewing Area. Miles of parked cars can be seen while people sit on lawn chairs and watch for hours the wild display the elk present. Herds of deer, red fox, and coyotes can also be observed. Bird watchers can delight in spying mountain bluebirds and black-capped chickadees. Osprey, spotted sandpipers, and white pelicans can be found along the coast of the reservoir.HuntingRenowned for its hunting, Montana provides the habitat. The Missouri River Breaks of the Fort Peck Area is no different. Elk and mule deer like to gather near the ridges of Fort Peck Lake, some quite large. White-tailed deer and pronghorn can be found as well. Big Horn Sheep can be harvested in the area. Whether its big game, waterfowl, predators like coyotes, or upland game birds, this area boasts some of the best in the state.Fort Peck LakeFort Peck Lake is Montanas largest body of water at 134 miles in length and a maximum depth of 220 feet. The shoreline spans more than 1,520 miles. Thats longer than the California coast! More than 50 different kinds of fish call this body of water home. In 1933, a 3.8-mile dam was constructed across the Missouri River creating the reservoir. Anglers flock here for the Walleye, Northern Pike, Paddlefish, Sauger, Lake Trout, Small Mouth Bass, and Chinook Salmon. There are several access points and boat ramps.