The Moffitt Desert Ranch offers a huge footprint with over 93,000± acres of deeded, BLM, and U.S. National Forest grazing land. Yes, this one will run a lot of cattle! 7,284±deeded acres, 29,930± BLM permit acres, and 55,967± acres of U.S. National Forest permit. Everything is out of the gate with driving cattle to allotments the standard. There are a series of wells and pipelines used for livestock watering with only one pasture requiring a water haul (this pasture does not get used every year). With a great location, just 45 minutes east of Bend on Hwy 20, this ranch is perfect for the traditional desert cattleman/operator and less than an hour drive to all major services, shopping, medical facilities, and much more. While this ranch historically has been used for cattle grazing, there are possible solar and/or wind projects that could be potential income opportunities in the future.

Depending on the year, historically, this ranch has run annually 500± mother cows with an average feeding of one ton of hay per winter. The current owner has run the entire operation by himself for many years. All deeded acres, BLM allotments, and USFS allotments are contiguous to each other, making this an easy “out of the gate operation.” Located on the Central Oregon Highway, US-20, between Bend and Burns, in the southeastern part of Deschutes county, this high desert cattle property offers no-frills, no over-the-top headquarters, or high-maintenance costly improvements. This is purely a cowman’s cattle ranch.


  • 7,284± deeded acres
  • 29,930± BLM lease grazing permit acres (2,326 AUM’s for 228 pair March 1st-Feb. 28th, year around permit)
  • 55,967± National Forest permit acres (3,177 AUM’s for 600 pair May 15th- Sept. 30th)
  • Corrals, shop, cattle handling pens
  • Sweep tub, squeeze chute, truck loading ramp
  • Power and well at homesite
  • 5 L.O.P. Tags (buyer to confirm with ODFW)
  • Nearby rivers, streams, and lakes provide year-round fishing opportunity for trout and steelhead
  • Other recreational opportunities in the region include, hiking, climbing, biking, and skiing
  • Located 40 miles southeast of Bend, Oregon

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