Little Eight Mile Ranch on the Lemhi River - Lemhi County, Leadore, ID

Fay Ranches is honored to bring the Little Eight Mile Ranch on the Lemhi River to market. Nestled at the base of the continental divide in north-central Idaho, the Little Eight Mile Ranch on the Lemhi River is one the most scenic and prolific sporting ranches in the Rocky Mountain West. Comprised of 8,163± deeded acres and 65,486± leased acres, totaling 73,649± acres, the ranch is expansive, featuring 9.25± miles of the Lemhi River, a private, wild trout fishery, plus countless miles of spring creeks and mountain streams.

From the banks of the Lemhi River to the continental divide, this ranch encompasses some of the most beautiful, scenic country the Rocky Mountain West has to offer. This is a true river to mountain offering that has more miles of fishable trout water than any ranch we know of on the market today. The ranch is home to an abundance of wildlife, including trophy bull elk, mule and white-tailed deer, antelope, moose, bighorn sheep, upland birds, and waterfowl. Not only is this ranch a recreational gem, but it is set up to, and capable of running 1,100 AU’s.



  • 8,163± deeded acres, 65,486± leased acres, totaling 73,649± acres
  • Over 21 miles of live water, including 9.25± miles of private, world-class angling on the Lemhi River
  • Capable of running 1,100 AU’s on the Public Land Allotments and Leases that correspond with the USFS, BLM and State grazing permits the current owner holds
  • Feedlot to feed and finish up to 250 head of calves
  • Several gravity-fed pivots to put up enough hay to make the ranch self-sufficient
  • Authentic ranch compound comprised of historic homes and cabins that have been lovingly restored and beautifully appointed, with the river running through the heart of it
  • The compound includes both an indoor and outdoor riding/roping arena for the equestrian enthusiast
  • 10 center pivots, most of which are gravity fed
  • Surrounded on three sides by large, privately held ranches and to the north by one of the largest blocks of wilderness in the lower 48 states
  • Incredible hunting for trophy elk, as well as excellent white-tailed deer, mule deer, antelope, upland bird, moose, and waterfowl hunting
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.


    Fay Ranches has been providing brokerage and advisory services for the acquisition and sale of significant land assets since 1992. While not forgetting our roots as a sporting ranch company, we have expanded our focus and expertise to include the finest farms, ranches, timberland, plantations and vineyards from coast to coast. Over the last two decades, we have built a network of relationships including our Strategic Alliance with Texas-based Republic Ranches. We continue to lead the industry with our consistent ability to source land opportunities for investors and use our unrivaled reach and marketing platform to handle the sale of exceptional land assets.  Fay Ranches is headquartered in Bozeman, Montana with offices across the United States, from Oregon to Tennessee.

Little Eight Mile Ranch on the Lemhi River

Lemhi County, Leadore, ID

8,163 Acres