The Foley Butte Ranch… 32,376± acres of timberland, creeks, meadows, mountains and spectacular hunting. This 50± square miles of private hunting heaven is located in Central Oregon’s highly coveted Ochoco Mountains. For decades now, the Ochoco Mountains have been recognized as a premium big game hunting region for both trophy Rocky Mountain elk and mule deer. The Foley Butte Ranch is home to large herds of elk and deer and includes 8 LOP tags for both bull elk and buck deer (buyer to confirm with ODFW). With elevations from 3,100± feet to 5,500± feet and over 140± miles of creeks and streams that are all headwaters to the famous Deschutes River and Crooked River. Located in North Central Oregon, less than an hour from Bend and Redmond, the Foley Butte Ranch offers super easy access to everything Central Oregon has to offer. This ranch has convenient access to world-renowned skiing at Mount Bachelor, numerous golf courses (including Brasada and Pronghorn), several large lakes and mountain lakes, rodeos, fairs, horseback riding, the western lifestyle, fine dining and more. From this location, you won’t be sacrificing anything!
The infrastructure of the Foley Butte Ranch includes over 140± miles of road construction, used in the ongoing forest management practices that have been followed for decades. This complete road system allows great access to the entire forest property. There’s a modest two-bedroom cabin on Willow Creek and a fire watch tower on Foley Butte that is currently leased to the Oregon Department of Forestry until 2057. This unique forestland has been under commercial forest management since the early 1900s. The great stewardship is obvious with selective commercial and pre-commercial entries and the planting of thousands of new seedlings over the past 20 years. The current estimate of 80 million board feet is primarily Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir and Western larch. Call listing agent for data. Current owners regularly are able to graze up to 700± cow/calf pair for 6 months of the summer.