Special Projects in History, Collections, and Building Preservation
Crail Ranch Homestead Museum is a project of the Big Sky Community Corporation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization which exists to promote, acquire, preserve, and maintain land, parks, trails, and easements for the use of the people of the Big Sky Community and general public.Contact the Crail Ranch Conservators organization at
A F Crail, about 1886
Project Moves Forward to Solve Long-Standing  Crail Storage Problems
Heartfelt Thanks to Faithful Donors!
Our THANKS go out to our volunteers and faithful donors who make the work of the Conservators possible...    Review the 2013 Honor Roll

The historic small cabin first occupied by the Crail family has long been a repository for museum support materials including chairs, tables, gardening equipment, canopies, etc. At last work is moving forward to provide a separate project center on the Crail Ranch grounds to remedy storage problems.
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Visit Crail Ranch this Summer!
The Crail Ranch Homestead Museum historic buildings are open to visitors 12-3 PM on weekends during July and August. An informative display on area history is open year-round in the Big Sky Visitor's Center. Summer Event Schedule
Publications and Articles Available
Articles pertaining to the history of the Crail Ranch and the Gallatin Canyon basin area now known as Big Sky may now be downloaded free through our PUBLICATIONS web page
Open to visitors
July - August
Saturdays & Sundays
12 noon - 3:00 PM

AF Crail brand dating to 1906
Got a Question?
Do you have questions about the Crail Ranch or Big Sky history? . We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at our NEW EMAIL ADDRESS:
2014 Summer Events Underway
Annual Bake Sale
Saturday, July 26!

Fly Fishing
Friday, July 4