PRICE REDUCED!The Deer Creek Tract ~ Bring your tent and enjoy nature at its best! Here is your private campground on 160 acres in one of the finest hunting and fishing areas in the state. The Deer Creek Tract is located approximately 18 air miles south of Dayville, in the Deer Creek drainage, a tributary of the South Fork John Day River bordering Malheur National Forest. The parcel is characterized as a more remote acreage with some Deer Creek frontage and a mix of timber and juniper tree coverage. Formerly owned by ODFW, the property was traded to private party and was subject to the South Fork Basin Fire in summer of 2015, with half the tree stand being charred and 50% unscathed. The upper elevations are more level and provide good territorial views. This is excellent hunting and recreational property with mule deer and rocky mountain elk tags in Murders Creek Unit. Buyer to apply for LOP tags. Wildlife oasis with bird watching, bear, cougar, turkey, upland birds and game, plus creek fishing for steel head and trout. The property has some access limitations across this creek but can be navigated on ATV, equestrian or hiking trails with access to public lands. It is not fenced, buildable nor surveyed and will be sold as-is. This great recreational property with mixed use for hunting, timber and cattle grazing at 4000 elevation, and is located 25 miles up South Fork road & 2 miles on NF 2400 from South Fork John Day River to property boundary. Zoned MUR/PF. Taxes are $25 annually and in timber deferral. Owner offers terms on approved credit with half down. This has legal vehicular access to its northwest corner via the existing BLM/NFS road, but does not have legal vehicular access to the majority of the parcel for possible timber harvest or residential use.
Located in the South Fork of the John Day River Basin, south of Dayville, in Grant County Oregon, this is an incorporated community with a population of approximately 140. Dayville is located at the confluence of the South Fork of the John Day and the John Day Rivers. The South Fork originates in the Malheur National Forest north of Burns, Oregon and runs approximately 60 miles north to its confluence with the John Day River. The South Fork of the John Day was designated a Recreational river in the National Wild and Scenic River system in 1988, with the designated section extending from the Malheur National Forest boundary to Smokey Creek, or 47 total miles.
The broader neighborhood has a long history of timber extraction on both private and public lands, and livestock ranching, predominately cow/calf operations ranging in size from a few hundred acres to several thousand acres. Most cattle operations utilize a combination of deeded river-bottom land in conjunction with summer grazing on the ample surrounding public lands under both BLM and Forest Service administration.
The immediate neighborhood is defined by their location within an area dominated by both Federal- and State- owned lands. This parcel borders one section to the south under private ownership.The South Fork of the John Day River Basin is bracketed on the east by the Malheur National Forest on the west by the Ochoco National Forest, with lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (Phillip W. Schneider Wildlife Area) situated between the two National Forests.
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|Lot Size||160 Acres|
|Region||Oregon - Eastern|
|Agency||Mossy Oak Properties Cupper Creek Land Company|