Flat Top Ranch
Squaw Gap, ND | 4,867 Acres | $3,400,000 Situated on the western edge of the Little Missouri National Grasslands in extreme western ND, near the famed Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the vistas on the Flat Top Ranch are only the beginning. With productive and fertile hay meadows, heavily sodded grassland, well-kept improvements, extensive pipeline water system, timber and brush filled coolies and canyons, the Flat Top Ranch is a complete well-balanced ranch property with picture book scenery. Location: The ranch is located approximately 45 miles north of Beach, ND or 36 miles southeast of Sidney MT. The ranch gate is just 4 miles off ND Hwy 16 on Flat Rock Rd., a well-maintained McKenzie County Rd. providing exceptional all-weather access to the HQ and beyond. Locale: The area surrounding the Flat Top is comprised almost exclusively of ranching operations of various sizes with larger farm operations located a short distance to the south in the Beach, ND area. Watford City, ND is the county seat for McKenzie County and is located approximately 60 miles northeast of the Ranch. Now one of the 12 largest towns in ND, Watford City grew from a population of 1,744 in 2010 (US Census) to 6,390 in 2016. With the use of hydraulic fracturing in the Bakken Shale formation, the oil industry in the region has greatly expanded yielding more revenue and a highly improved infrastructure. Size/Acreage: Named for the notable landmark butte near the entrance of the ranch, the Flat Top Ranch encompasses 4,867 acres in all, consisting of 2,467 acres deeded and 2,400 acres secure low-cost lease. 2,467+/- Acres Deeded 1,760 Acres Little Missouri Nat'l Grassland Permit 640 Acres North Dakota State Lease 4,867 +/- Acres Total The Grasslands Grazing Permit is rated for 684 animal unit months (aum) and it comes to approximately $14.00/aum. The 640 acre State Lease is tightly held and costs approximately $3,400 per year.