Mountain Cattle Company invites you to come share the
life of a Montana ranch family!
Our ranch includes 2500 acres west of Big Timber,
Montana and 2000 acres leased just south of Big Timber
on the scenic Boulder River. Come join us as we go about
whatever seasonal ranch chores need to be done. With 300
head of Angus cows, 250 head of sheep, sheep dogs,
horses, and various other animals there is plenty to be
exactly is a ranch vacation? At Crazy Mountain Cattle
Co. we offer a unique experience that lets you decide
how much or how little you would like to do. There is no
set itinerary so you can choose your level of activity
and participate in activities that are of particular
interest to you and your family.
We host only one family or set of guests at one time in
order to provide a real hands-on experience. This is no
"dude ranch" where you are only one of dozens of people
getting a "manufactured" western experience. Depending
on the season, you can participate in lambing or
calving, fencing, irrigating, moving cattle or sheep
from pasture to pasture. Come stay in the remodeled
bunkhouse or in the guest rooms of the main ranch house
and eat three hearty meals a day with our family. We
guarantee you will work up an appetite.
are centrally located in Montana just two hours from
Yellowstone Park, the scenic Beartooth Pass, and right
on the Lewis and Clark Trail. When you come stay with us
you may choose to limit your ranch activities and
schedule you own day excursions to places of interest
while using Crazy Mountain Cattle Co. as your home base.
Who is Crazy Mountain Cattle Company? Rick Jarrett is a
fifth-generation Montana rancher whose ancestors
homesteaded in Sweet Grass County, Montana in the late
1880's. Over one hundred years later the Jarrett family
is still involved in production agriculture in Sweet
Grass County. The ranch is a family affair as Rick's
daughter, Jami, and her children Jordan (10) and Jess
(8) live and work on the Boulder place south of Big
||We were honored to be featured
in the May 13, 2008 edition of Fortune Small
Click here to read the article online.
Thank you for visiting our website
and we look forward to having you as our guest!