Prior to the 1860's, our Crow ancestors dominated the lands that
make up our ranch. Our ranch is located in the heart of the
Crow Indian Reservation.
On our ranch, mementos of those forgotten years stand as
etched memories left from our ancestors. Guests may join us
on a walk through the vivid history of the West, right on
our ranch. Many old homesteads still creak under the soft
mountain winds. Relive the wild times in Crow Country!
For guests who wish to spend the time, our ranch offers some
of the finest photo opportunities.
We have a large variety of animals and birds throughout the
ranch. Early June provides the best chances to see the baby
wildlife and domestic animals on our ranch. However, early
morning or late evening brings many of the animals from
their hiding places.
For the adventurers, try your hand at searching for
artifacts such as arrow heads in the fields that run through
Either on or near our ranch, guests can catch glimpses of
elk, whitetail deer, mule deer, coyotes, mountain goats,
black bears, raccoons, porcupines, and skunks. In recent
years we've seen moose, bobcats, mountain lions, and even a
Numerous birds, including eagles, hawks, and osprey, soar in
the skies above the DH7 ranch.
Our hikes, horseback rides, and 4-wheel drive tours give
willing guests the chance to learn about and observe much of
Local Points of Interest:
Yellowstone National Park -
volcanic eruption spewed an immense volume of
ash that covered all of the western U.S., much
of the Midwest, northern Mexico and some areas
of the eastern Pacific. The eruption dwarfed
that of Mt. St. Helens in 1980 and left a
caldera 30 miles wide by 45 miles long.
Pictograph Cave State Park - located 5 miles
south of Billings are rock paintings, known as
pictographs, they are still visible in the
Pictograph Cave, the largest of the three.
Interpretive signs tell the story of Montana’s
first professional archaeological studies and
Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument
- is near Crow Agency, Montana, commemorates one
of America's most significant and famous battles
between the United States
Government military campaign and the Sioux and
Cheyenne Indians, who refused to live within the
boundaries of the Great Sioux. Crow and
Arikara scouts served with Custer against their
Apsaalooke Tours - offers a guided tour of
Pryor Mountain National Wild Horse Range
- Approximately 120 wild horses range from the
Pryors' high meadows down through rugged
juniper-covered foothills to colorful
desert-like badlands that border the green
fields of Crooked Creek Valley.
Bighorn Canyon AKA Yellowtail Dam -
This dam, named
after the famous Crow chairman Robert
Yellowtail, harnesses the waters of the
Bighorn River and turns this variable stream
into a magnificent lake.
Due to National Security
issues, Yellowtail Dam no longer offers tours of
the Dam or allows access to the top of the Dam.
Yellowtail Visitor Center remains open to the
public from Memorial Day through Labor Day
- Crow Native Days -
3rd Week of June
-- Annual Crow Native Days with Ultimate Warrior
Challenge Triathlon, Pow-wow, traditional Games
- Little Bighorn Days in Hardin - A number of
activites take place during this week such as
daily parades, rodeo's and the highlight is
always the Custer's Last Stand Re-enactment,
which takes place a few miles out of town.
Afternoon performances are scheduled on June
24-26, plus a 5 p.m. show on June 25. Tickets
are $16 for anyone 12 and over; $7 for children
ages 6 to 12; and free for children under the
age of 6.
- Crow Fair - "Teepee
Capitol of the World"- For those who plan
to be around the third weekend in August,
If you only attend one pow
wow in your lifetime, Crow Fair at Crow Agency,
Montana is the one. Be sure to attend the
annual Crow Fair at Crow Agency scheduled for
Aug. 17-22. Traditional dance contests, a rodeo,
horse racing, powwows, camping and feasting are
part of the celebration tribal members look
forward to all year. Guests are always welcome
as tribes from all over the United States and
Canada arrive for the largest powwow in the
pow wow has been held in the same place for
about a hundred years and is a real traditional
pow wow. If you only attend one pow wow in your
lifetime, this is the one I would recommend.
The campers attending the pow wow start coming
in the week before the pow wow begins. By the
time it starts there will be more than one
thousand teepees and another 6,000 or so tent
and RV campers. The teepees will stretch out
over several miles.