This high desert cattle ranch has all the elements of an excellent working cattle operation. The Tackman Ranch sits in a secluded location in southeast Crook County, about an hour’s drive from Prineville, Oregon, and just south of the Maury Mountains of the Ochoco National Forest. With 3,190± deeded acres and a 1,820± Bureau of Land Management (BLM) grazing allotment, The Tackman Ranch makes a great cow/calf operation. In addition, this ranch has 90± acres of water rights, with a priority date of 1886, allowing an operator some hay base for the winter months.

Located approximately one hour from Prineville and one hour and fifteen minutes from Bend, all your necessities are just a beautiful Sunday drive away. The county maintains roads to the ranch for extra convenience. Improvements on The Tackman Ranch include an existing homesite with power and water (domestic well). This homesite allows the new owner to replace the current dwelling and build a new home to their liking (buyer to verify with Crook County). Or fix the existing dwelling, a 1995 manufactured home. Additional improvements include a barn with animal stalls, a hay shed, and a small shop. This homesite has Parrish Creek flowing nearby and overlooks the irrigated meadow, making it a serene and peaceful setting.

With several meadows for grazing and Camp Creek and Indian Creek flowing through the property, The Tackman Ranch sustains plenty of wildlife. Located in the Maury Hunting Unit, this ranch also includes four landowner preference tags (buyer to confirm with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife). Wildlife common in this area include Rocky Mountain elk, mule deer, antelope, coyote, and more.

The Tackman Ranch, located in Central Oregon, is an excellent high desert cattle ranch. Situated southeast of Prineville and east of Bend, this location is private but an hour’s drive to groceries, hospitals, restaurants, and shopping. Come see all the benefits that ranch living has to offer.


  • 3,190± acres
  • 90± acres water rights
  • 1,820± acre BLM permit
  • Secluded location
  • 4 landowner preference tags (buyer to confirm with ODFW)
  • Maury Hunting Unit
  • Homesite with power and water
  • Possible second homesite
  • 1 hour outside of Prineville, Oregon
  • 1.5 hours to Bend, Oregon
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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