Rarely does an opportunity like this come along! The Maurer Ranch on the John Day River encompasses 18,516.71 ± deeded acres, plus BLM grazing permit covering an additional 10,678± acres plus 320± acres of State of Oregon lease. The John Day River winds along the ranch for approximately 11.5± miles which include 9.5± miles of deeded river frontage, with the balance of the river frontage mostly along BLM lands which are grazed by the ranch! If you are an avid hunter or angler, this ranch is for you! It is one of the few ranches that boasts the rare combination of quality upland game bird, waterfowl, and big game hunting, plus fly fishing for steelhead and smallmouth bass! Rich in history, jaw-dropping vistas, amazing geology, and miles of raw, natural beauty, this ranch has all of the right ingredients for your Legacy Ranch!


  • 18,516.71± deeded acres
  • 10,678± acre BLM permit
  • 320± acre state lease
  • 11.5± miles John Day River frontage
  • Historic, operating cattle ranch-mild wintering area
  • Water Right Certificates for 144.2± acres
  • Numerous springs, creeks, lakes, ponds
  • Outstanding sporting opportunities: smallmouth bass and steelhead fishing, upland gamebird hunting, waterfowl hunting, big game hunting
  • Abounding recreational opportunities: river floating, hiking, horseback riding, fossil hunting, photography and bird watching

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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.

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Special properties deserve an exceptional land brokerage company like Fay Ranches. Our team has the knowledge, proven record of success, and a deep appreciation for the land and its traditions. We know how to market your unique property to the right audience. We invite you to learn more about our approach. Please call us at 800-238-8616 or click on the link below for more information.

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