Pocket Ranch

Property Types: Vacant Land, Farms, Ranches, Waterfront, Home, Recreational, Timber Land

$5,998,000 / 5,817 Acres / Sold

  • $5,998,000
  • Total Acres:5817
  • Closest Town:Joseph
  • County:Wallowa County
  • Property Type: Vacant Land, Farms, Ranches, Waterfront, Home, Recreational, Timber Land
  • Home Style: Ranch
  • State Hunting Unit: Chesnimnus
  • ATV/Off Road
  • Cattle/Ranch
  • Equestrian
  • Farm/Crops/Ag
  • Fishing
  • Hiking/Climbing
  • House/Cabin
  • Hunting - Big Game
  • Hunting - Predator/Varmint
  • Hunting - Small Game
  • Hunting - Turkey
  • Hunting - Upland Birds
  • Hunting - Waterfowl
  • Pond/Lake
  • Stream/River
  • Timber
  • Waterfront
  • Total Acres: 5817
  • Deeded Acres:5,817.00
  • Zoning: EFU
  • Topography: Varies
  • Vegetation: Varies
  • Estimated Taxes: 5891.31
  • Source of Lot Size: Assessor/Tax Data
  • No Of Homes: 1
  • Home Construction type: custom stick frame
  • Home Stype: Ranch
  • Home Stype: 1550
  • Bedrooms(s): 2
  • Full Bath: 2
  • Year of Build: 2012
  • Parking: Attached Garage
  • No of Outbuildings: 1
  • Other improvement: Full RV Hookup for friends or family. Power, Water and Septic


This is a Great spot for you to develop  a conservation easement  legacy of your own.

No easements  now but perfect location for your efforts.


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The Pocket Ranch is a very healthy ranch and home to all types of wildlife. Water availability and quality is of great importance to a healthy environment. The ranch consists of 24 named springs, 30 active ponds plus  numerous seeps throughout.  Butte Creek runs through the ranch and is a healthy perennial fish bearing stream that has a large hatch of stoneflies during the spring and early summer. Stone Flies are an indicator of a healthy stream according to Wikepedia "all species of stone flies are intolerant of water pollution and their presence in a stream or still water is usually an indicator of good or  excellent  water quality."  This ranch is also a wildlife corridor from Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and the Rugged Wallowa Mountains."A wildlife corridor is a link of wildlife habitat, generally native vegetation which joins two or more larger areas of  similar  wildlife  habitat.   Corridors are critical for maintenance of ecological processes, including allowing for the movement of animals and the continuation of viable populations."   wildlife corridors of the Pocket Ranch are reasonably free of interior fencing. Most of our perimeter fencing has been changed to 3 wire vs 4 wire. One critical corridor area has been changed to a rail fence. Learn more about "wildlife corridors" on Google.  
Located in North Eastern Oregon Near the town of Joseph Oregon, The Pocket Ranch is 5817+/- Contiguous Deeded Acres, about 9 Square Miles of private ranch. There are NO other party IN HOLDINGS on this ranch. For this and many reasons The Pocket Ranch "Is the Best Elk and Wildlife Ranch in the State of Oregon." There are no public roads that run through the Pocket Ranch. With consistent and dedicated management our goal the last 12 years has been to enhance the ranch lands for all wildlife, water, grasslands, timber and have a quality ranch for grazing cattle. The ranch also leases the neighboring 1200 acres for grazing, which can be continued. Along with the  enormous  number of Elk, the ranch is also home to Mule Deer, All color phases of Black Bear, Wild Turkey, Chuckers, Blue Grouse, Ruffed Grouse, Hungarian Partridge, the beautiful hard to find Mountain Quail and NUMEROUS SMALL BUT IMPORTANT CREATURES.
Unlike many other states  Oregon issues Land Owner  Preference  Tags (LOP Tags) with the land you own. This means you can hunt your land every year. This ranch is diverse with elevations from 2600 feet to 5500  feet. Awesome views of the Wallowa Mountains and the Idaho Seven Devils from the upper part of the ranch. Canyons, Meadows, Rolling Hills, Forests, Perennial Fish Bearing Stream, creeks, rock pit for your road  maintenance  needs and miles of  private Pocket Ranch roads. The Pocket Ranch borders the 50,000 acre Nature Conservancy's Zumwalt Prairie (See Maps). The ranch is on the power grid (with back up 22KW generator) and has year round access from Imnaha State Hwy 350, home is below the winter snow line in an average year and was built 25% into the hillside to reduce heating and cooling costs. This home was designed to stand alone for months if need be to fit into your 2nd home  requirements. The ranch will be shown by appointment only to qualified buyers  only. You will be asked to produce a qualifying letter from your financial institution to make a showing appointment. Sold as one parcel ONLY.
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