This ranch offers lots of wow! 5± miles of the John Day Middle Fork River and deeded lands in both Desolation and Northside Hunting Units. Both hunting units are two of Oregon’s very best big game hunting areas! In addition to some of the best hunting in Oregon, this ranch offers some of the best steelhead, trout and bass fishing on the John Day River. From the timbered draws, rimrocks and outstanding rangeland, big muleys and Rocky Mountain elk are abundant. The Lower Middle Fork Ranch also offers 6 months of summer grazing for 400± cow/calf pairs with an out the gate USFS Permit of 17,000± acres. Owner has installed (summer 2019) a brand new set of all steel working corrals, sorting pens and truck loading chute. With the grazing permit, coupled with nearly 9,382± acres of rangeland and meadows, this ranch produces plenty of summer feed and water for 400± pairs. Rugged and beautiful with private hunting, fishing and cattle grazing… There’s not many ranches that compare to the Lower Middle Fork!


  • $5,849,000
  • 9,382± deeded acres
  • 17,000± USFS grazing permit (1,262 AUM’s 190± head June 1st to October 31st).
  • Brand new all steel working corrals, sorting pens and truck loading chute (summer 2019)
  • 5± miles of the John Day Middle Fork River
  • 5 LOP Tags (buyer to confirm with ODFW)
  • Several year round streams and numerous seasonal springs & streams
  • Located in two separate hunting units
  • Listing Agents: Jerry Hicks (541) 420-0679 and Hunter Hicks (541) 639-2510

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