Jeffers, situated near the Madison River, is home to some of Montanas oldest ranches. The community draws its name from New York native, Myron D. Jeffers. As a young civil engineer and hopeful miner, Jeffers headed west in 1864 in search of gold. After abandoning this pursuit, Jeffers became interested in herding cattle from Texas. In 1871, Jeffers made his break with more than 1,894 cattle and 37 head of horses. With this acquisition, Jeffers and his wife established the Yellow Barn Cattle Ranch, and in 1903, opened the areas ﬁrst post ofﬁce.
Hyalite Reservoir Hyalite Canyon, Montana
Hood Creek Campground in Hyalite Canyon, Montana
Hyalite Canyon, Montana
Annual Christmas Stroll in downtown Bozeman, Montana
View from Garnet Mountain Lookout Forest Service Cabin Gallatin Gateway, Montana
Fairy Lake Bridger Mountain Canyon Montana
Garnet Mountain Lookout Forest Service rental tower Gallatin Gateway, Montana