The Ranches at Belt Creek
Frequently Asked Questions and Everything you Need to Know
How do I get to The Ranches at Belt Creek?
We are located on Belt Creek, on the edge of the Lewis and Clark National Forest, 29.54 miles / 37 minutes from the Great Falls International Airport, which is where you’ll want to fly into. We are about ½ way between Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park.
What airlines fly into Great Falls?
Great Falls is served by 5 airlines and those can be easily referenced through the airport website at www.flygtf.com for each of their schedules. Most travelers will experience a connection except those coming from Chicago, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Minneapolis.
What activities are available?
Contact our concierge to create a customized itinerary of meals and activities for you to enjoy while here. We would be delighted to help you arrange Guided Fishing Trips, Horseback Riding Adventures, Sporting Clay or Target Shooting, ATV Excursions, Spa Days, Pheasant Hunting (seasonal), Big Game Hunting (seasonally, with your guide or on your own), white water rafting, golf, or a rental car for shopping trips, or day trips, to Fort Benton, Chouteau, Glacier or Great Falls to tour the outstanding variety of museums, enjoy sales tax-free shopping or enjoy the River’s Edge Trail along the Missouri with a rented Mountain Bike. Hiking and wildlife viewing are available close to the ranch (We are located adjacent to the Lewis and Clark National Forest and the local Forest Service Station is up at Neihart for hiking and mountain biking trail maps.)
How is the Clubhouse laid out?
The main Clubhouse includes the dining room, kitchen, cozy luxurious sitting area with a fireplace, 2 restrooms, an egress to an outside deck with an outdoor fireplace, a pool table, and the Main Office. The spacious bar has a flat-screen TV with satellite service and a DVD player. The 3 Private 2-bedroom Member’s Cabins sit just above and adjacent to the main lodge.
What is your policy on children?
We are a family-oriented facility and encourage families to enjoy the ranch together in this incredible environment for bonding. If a child has an interest in participating in adult activities, they are more than welcome as long as safety permits. We want to assure the experience will be great for everyone, including the child and our other guests. It’s good to see kids share some “big people” time and topics, and it’s great to see the “big people” enjoy this as well. Expect a relaxed, courteous, down-home atmosphere where, again, anyone who wants to be here is welcome by all. We do, however, have a vibrant Kids Club program run by enthusiastic Staff Guides that can be enjoyed for ½ or full days when the adults are on more adventurous activities!
Are all activities on the Ranches at Belt Creek site?
Most of your activities will be at or near the RBC site or 10 minutes away at our Family Ranch, however, you may wish to schedule some activities off-site. Those activities are generally not accompanied by our Ranch Host and can be arranged or accommodated by your concierge. Those activities could be but are not limited to: Health Spa experiences at The Peak, Spa Day at Studio Montage, Bike Rentals, Float Fishing down the Missouri River, Rafting, Kayaking, Swimming pool visits, Jacuzzi or Electric City Water Park Days, Museum Tours, Trolley Charter in downtown Great Falls, Beer Tastings, Roller Skating, River’s Edge Trail hike, Golf at the Country Club, Electric City Speedway, Sales Tax-Free Shopping, etc.
How are the Ranches at Belt Creek amenities conveyed?
Ranch ownership includes the Ranches at Belt Creek Homeowners’ Association, which will
manage utility access, road maintenance, snow removal, controlled gate access, and Member access to common areas.
May more than one buyer purchase a lot together?
Yes, more than one buyer may own a ranch together.
What utility services will be available to the Ranch Homesteads?
Electric service and telephone utilities will be provided to each property. Property owners will be responsible for individual wells, underground propane tanks for gas and septic.
How big are the properties?
The properties range from 5-30 Acres.
How big is the building envelope?
There is no building envelope except for 50 ft. setbacks from property lines and 100 ft
setback from center line of road. You are allowed one house, a guesthouse, and a barn.
How many community acres are there?
There are 200 Acres to use for equestrian, fishing, 4-wheeling, hiking and biking.
Is there a Concierge?
There is a Ranch Concierge to pick you up from the airport, take care of your grocery list, and assist you in scheduling any amenity activities and booking excursions.
Where is the closest town?
The closest town is Belt, Montana, 5 minutes away. It’s an old mining town with bars,
restaurants, grocery stores, gas stations, museums, and a brewery. Great Falls is one of
Montana’s largest cities with 75,000 people. It is located along the Missouri River near several waterfalls on the Missouri. At Great Falls, you’ll find all the western history, art, recreation, and entertainment you’d expect and much more.
What is the elevation of the ranch?
The elevation of the Ranch Homestead location is 4000 ft. The elevation of the shared
land in the river valley is 3000.
Are there views from the property?
From the property, there are beautiful views of the Little Belt Mountain Range, Belt Creek, High Wood Mountain Range, Belt Butte, Lewis and Clark National Forest, beautiful
sunsets, and more.
What species of wildlife live on the property?
Pheasant, deer, and waterfowl inhabit the beautiful Ranches at Belt Creek.
Home many Ranch Homesteads will be there?
There will be 68 Ranch Homesteads located above the River Valley.
Is there a Ranch Manager?
There is a Ranch manager who lives at The Ranches at Belt Creek to provide security and
other services that may prove necessary.
Can you rent out your home?
Yes, and we will also provide property management and have a rental program.
Who do I talk to about looking at ranches for sale?
Contact Mark Hawn with any questions you have about the Ranches at Belt Creek.