In the wake of the Beck Brothers, John reshuffles the political decks. Beth finds a trespasser on the ranch and learns that he may have big ambitions for the surrounding land. John helps Tate deal with his nightmares.
Jamie starts a new job. Beth comes to a realization about Market Equities and visits Roarke. Rip searches for another ranch hand. A livestock agent goes too far.
Jamie plays cover-up and damage control with Hendon. Governor Perry hears a billion pitch for a development right on the Yellowstone, and later makes some political maneuvers. Jimmy competes in a rodeo competition.
Beth shares a personal secret with Rip. John and the boys deal with some hostile trespassers from out of state. Rainwater reaches out to a powerful woman to help secure the future of Broken Rock.
The reason for Beth and Jamie's toxic relationship is revealed. Kayce bends the rules to help a family in need. Rip and the boys get into a confrontation with two men from John's past.
Beth reveals a secret to her father. John confronts two cowboys about old feuds. A search gets underway on the reservation.
Jamie has a major revelation. Beth makes plans for her future. Jimmy meets a rodeo legend. Rip's patience is tested.
Beth continues her battle with Willa Hayes and brings John a lucrative offer. Monica has a harrowing ordeal.
Jamie confronts his past. Rip approaches Kayce about an old problem. The bunkhouse crew looks to defend two of its own.
John sits down at the negotiating table with former friends and foes. As the battle for the future of the Yellowstone heats up, nothing will ever be the same.