Special Event


Cattle Branding

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site



Location: LAT/LONG: 46.408740, -112.738900

Branding takes place in the corral near the historic barns and buildings.

Dates & Times


Thursday, July 7, 2022


10:00 AM


2 hours

Type of Event

Living History


See the Open Range come to life and see cowboys work cattle on horseback.  Branding was critical on the open range to be able to tell which cattle belonged to which cattleman.  Come witness this longstanding ranching tradition.

  • Watch a short cattle drive as the cows and calves are rounded-up by cowboys on horseback and herded into the corral.
  • Observe the teamwork between the horses and their riders as the cut the calves from the cows
  • See the cowboys on horseback rope and brand the calves.
  • Enjoy a variety of visitor programs and hands-on children's activities focused on branding and its history. 

Reservation or Registration: No

Contact Information

Julie Croglio
406-846-2070 ext. 226
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