Indian Creek is a compact, very productive cattle operation. The 847 acres of water rights receive gravity flow creek water for flood irrigation. The forest permit is large with feed for many more cattle then are placed there for the five summer months. Improvements are minimal but adequate with good fencing and a new set of pipe corrals. This ranch sits in a gorgeous location at the base of Strawberry Mountain 6 miles east of John Day.  Amazing mountain and valley views from the home. This is a 350+/- cow ranch or cow and yearling summer outfit. Great ranching community in a beautiful part of Oregon.



  • 1382± total deeded acres (847.3 acres of primary flood irrigated water rights)
  • Room to summer 75 to 100 cows inside and still hay
  • South Middle Fork forest permit | 278 cows June 1 until October 31
  • Ranch is fenced into 13 pastures for ease of rotational grazing
  • 7 bedroom, 3 bath home built in 1971
  • 40 x 120 metal machine shed
  • A new set of pipe corrals are under construction and they include a Salt Creek hydraulic squeeze chute
  • Cell Tower on the property | Contract currently pays $968/month
  • 2018 property tax $5,345.55
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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Fay Ranches is headquartered in Bozeman, Montana with offices from coast to coast. For over two decades we have specialized in helping investors locate and acquire the finest land assets in the country, including farms, ranches, timberland, plantations, and vineyards.  When it comes time to sell your land, we use an extensive marketing platform and unrivaled reach to attract an exclusive pool of qualified investors.

Contact Ken Bentz

Principal Broker
Licensed in: OR, NV

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