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DNRC Headquarters
1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074 | Fax: (406) 444-2684
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Land Exchanges


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DNRC reviews and processes land exchanges on behalf of the State Board of Land Commissioners under its Land Exchange Policy.   Land Exchange proposals are analyzed using the following criteria:

  • Equal or greater value
  • Similar navigable lake or stream values
  • Equal or greater income to the trust
  • Equal or greater acreage
  • Consolidation of state trust lands
  • Potential for long-term appreciation
  • Improved or equal access to state or public lands

Lands Currently being Considered for Exchange

DNRC has received applications for the following land exchange proposals:

Land Exchange ApplicantCountyAcres of Private Land Proposed for ExchangeAcres of State Land Proposed for ExchangeStatus
Gallatin County Solid Waste District Gallatin 634.5 636.1 Due diligence evaluation
WR Grace & Co. Lincoln up to 1,280 640 Preliminary Evaluation