The Dutton family return for another fight, this time against the government. After the fallout of the Beck Brothers, a lien has been placed on the Yellowstone properties. John reshuffles his political decks to combat the government.
Beth finds a trespasser on the ranch and learns that he may have big ambitions for the surrounding land. Kacey fights past demons on his future in the family. John helps Tate deal with his nightmares. Jimmy and the cowboys begin the search for other work.