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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 620.03 636.12 Land Board Final Approval October 15, 2018

Kootenai Development Company

Vermiculite Mountain Land Exchange

Lincoln 1239.43 640 On November 18, 2018 Land Board for Final Approval