If you are looking for a beautiful ranch in a stunning location; a ranch with solid production, rich soils, essentially “drought-proof” irrigation and stock water resources and outstanding fishing and hunting opportunities, you need look no further. To make this a “Turnkey Operation,” cattle and equipment are additionally available to a purchaser of this ranch!

Bear Creek Valley Ranch is located in one of the most beautiful valleys in the State, just minutes from the University town of La Grande. With 577± acres of irrigated, sub-irrigated and riparian lands, timbered and open pastures, draws, four creeks, 5 developed ponds and 1.25± miles of the Grande Rhonde River flowing through, Bear Creek Valley Ranch not only produces excellent pasture and feed crops but also provides a lush home for the region’s varied species of wildlife!

Go fishing in the Grande Rhone River which courses through the ranch and is home to steelhead and native Redband rainbow trout, plus provides rich spawning beds for chinook salmon. Want a shot at a trophy bull elk? Just open your game management fencing gates and give them access to your rich alfalfa fields. Likely they will gladly walk in and give you the opportunity, right on your own ranch! Or you can hunt the timbered hillsides of the ranch, or the miles of adjacent National Forest. Bear Creek Valley Ranch is within the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife’s Starkey Game Management Unit #52, an area home to thousands of Rocky Mountain elk. Additional area wildlife includes mule deer, whitetail deer, bear, cougar, turkeys, ducks, and geese.  Hunt elk and deer, plus fish for wild Redband trout, right on your own ranch!

Bear Creek Valley Ranch is truly a great place to live, work and play; a true legacy ranch!


  • 1,441.9± deeded acres; 577 ± acres irrigated, sub-irrigated and riparian lands, plus adjoining USFS Grazing Permit; Beautiful setting-stunning views in every direction
  • Essentially “drought-proof” irrigation water supply-Water Right Permit for 290.8± acres from 2 low-lift wells and 1 artesian well; 872.4 Ac. Ft. annual use permitted
  • 4 creeks and the Grande Rhonde River flow through the ranch; 5 developed ponds, plus warm water spring
  • Significant agricultural production with varied management options
  • Significant depreciable asset base: multiple building improvements, extensive livestock facilities, irrigation system, miles of fencing and extensive conservation projects
  • Excellent set of ranch improvements centrally located-comfortable main home, additional housing, barns, hay storage, shop, cattle facilities, riding arena
  • Timber: A well-managed stand of predominately Ponderosa Pine adds value to the ranch; ever increasing growth
  • Excellent hunting opportunities-game species include Rocky Mountain elk, mule deer, whitetail deer, bear, ducks, geese
  • 3 Landowner Preference (LOP) Tags for deer and elk (Buyer to verify with ODFW)
  • Joins thousands of acres of National Forest-the Blue Mountain elk herd is huge!
  • Fishing for native Redband rainbow trout. The Grande Rhonde River also supports steelhead trout and chinook salmon
  • Excellent location, just 3.8± miles to I-84 and 14± miles to La Grande, Oregon

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