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Minam River Ranch

16,660+/- Acres    ·    Union County, La Grande, OR    ·    $24,990,000

With nearly 17,000 acres of Oregon’s very best mountains, timber and streams, the Minam River Ranch is as wild and natural as it was 150 years ago when Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce tribes called this stunning mountain country “home”. This Oregon ranch for sale is like no other; 6± combined miles of wild and scenic Minam and Wallowa Rivers host healthy populations of rainbow trout, bull trout, steelhead and salmon.

Nearly untouched by man these two rivers begin in the adjacent Eagle Cap Wilderness of the Blue Mountains and wind through 16,660 contiguous acres of the Minam River Ranch. Recognized for outstanding world class big game hunting the Minam River Ranch receives 6 Land Owner Preference (LOP) tags for Rocky Mountain bull elk and 6 LOP tags for mule deer. Other game species include black bear, cougar and turkey. The unforgettable sounds of bulging elk fill the dark, black timbered canyon each fall and you won’t believe your eyes while watching the charge of these majestic creatures while they fight to establish a pecking order in a large mountain meadow.

Your senses will be in overdrive as you spot and stock a huge muley buck sneaking around a canyon rim.  Your heart will beat when you listen to your reel sing as a large trout breaks out of a swift riffle and dives back into the cold, clear water.

Minam River Ranch’s 16,660± acres has been named one of the seven wonders within the great state of Oregon. With 6 combined miles of the Minam and Wallowa Rivers Minam River Ranch offers the rare opportunity to fish steelhead, bull trout and rainbow trout without ever leaving home.  The Minam River and the Wallowa River have both been given the high honor and distinction of being called “wild and scenic rivers”.  In addition to 6± miles of these incredible rivers and fisheries there are over 20 miles of other mountain streams and creeks including Cougar, Gunderson, Squaw and Deer Creeks at your disposal.

Big game (including trophy Rocky Mountain elk and big muleys, scattered  big horn sheep ,cougar, bear and wild turkey) populations continue to grow and various animals can be seen in and around the 16,660± contiguous acres of rivers, streams timbered canyons and wide open mountain meadows.   Rarely has there been an offering Such as the Minam River Ranch.

Property Facts:

  • $22,491,000
  • 16,660± contiguous acres with great road access systems
  • 6± miles of wild and scenic Minam and Wallowa Rivers
  • 20± miles of seasonal creeks
  • Historic homestead site within the wild and scenic river corridor
  • Large volumes of timber including ponderosa pine, red fir, white fir and western larch
  • 6 Rocky Mountain bull elk and 6 mule deer buck Land Owner Preference tags (LOP) (Trophy Game)
  • Oregon Property adjoins nationally recognized Eagle Cap Wilderness
  • Great access, areas for airstrip, numerous lodge building sites, vested homestead site on Minam River
  • Steelhead, bull trout and rainbow trout for fly fishing
  • 50± million board feet and merchantable timber




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