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Recreation Hunting Ranch in Eastern Oregon Considered Last Private Parcel That Adjoins the Famed Palouse Prairie

Top Quote "The Pocket Ranch in Joseph Oregon adjoins the Zumwalt Prairie Preserve owned by the Nature Conservancy and is recognized as one of the last private large acreage parcels available near the Southern Edge of the Famed Palouse Prairie", reports Roland White Broker, Licensed in the State of Oregon with Sotheby's International Realty. End Quote
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    QuoteThe Pocket Ranch stands alone as one of the largest private parcels available near the Zumwalt Prairie Preserve owned by the Nature ConservancyQuote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 22, 2008 - Enter a pristine environment located in one of the most historic and spectacular areas in the USA the Pocket Ranch at 5817 acres is one of the largest contiguous acreage properties in Oregon and the Western United States. An important part of the Pocket Ranch is it's northern border to the Zumwalt Prairie Preserve which is over 50 square miles of the famed Palouse Prairie. The Nature Conservancy's Zumwalt preserve is their largest holding in Oregon. The prairie had been ranched for more than a century and bordered the old stagecoach road between Enterprise and Imnaha about 25 miles from Joseph, Oregon.

    The property begins at an elevation of 2,600 feet and rises to 5,500 feet with a variety of rolling hills, forest glens, mountain canyons and pristine prairie grasslands. The Pocket Ranch has potential for Hunting, Land Conservation, Wind Farming, Cattle, Sport, Development or foreign currency investments.

    Known for some of the best big game hunting in North America there are Rocky Mountain Elk, Mule & White Tail Deer, Black Bear, Cougar and a variety of game birds from Chukar and Blue Grouse to Mountain Quail and Hungarian Partridge. The area is recognized as one of the foremost raptor areas in North America.

    Currently the Pocket Ranch is under a private range grazing enhancement program with extensive private conservation work completed to improve and increase wildlife, promote native vegetation, ponds and springs while maintaining a beneficial stewardship to the land. The headwaters of Butte Creek are located on the property and feed into nearby Little Sheep Creek, near the Lttle Sheep Creek Fish Hatchery. There are 30 or more natural ponds and numerous flowing springs on the property.

    This awe inspiring property has many possibilities from private ranch, conservation, sport and recreation to wind farm development. The Pocket Ranch is 25 minutes from the Joseph State Airport with a first class paved and lighted airstrip of 5000+ feet suitable for a wide variety of aircraft that services regional and worldwide visitors.

    This Property is OFF MARKET. Please call Roland White Real Estate 541-647-4789

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