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Private Wetlands & Hunting Ranch, Oregon
Property Types: Farms, Ranches for Sale, Waterfront, Homes, Recreational
Activities & Amenities
Exceptional waterfowl hunting ranch located in Adrian,Oregon on the Idaho/Oregon border. This ranch is a perfect hunting retreat, as well as an excellent recreational base for outdoor enthusiasts. The 249+ acres of the ranch is a blend of 54+ acres of wetlands and 150+ acres of irrigated pasture. The combination of the water and grazing land bring in a variety of wildlife species in one of the only private wetlands in the area. This truly unique property brings with it, abundant hunting opportunities and endless farming potential. It is a perfect retreat for the hunting enthusiast who wants seclusion but accessibility to city accommodations.
The seller, along with the State of Oregon, personally designed and developed what is now the 54+ acres of wetlands on the property. Constructed with the purpose to draw in variety of bird species during their migratory patterns, the multitude of ducks at any given time during the season is breathtaking. The lush habitat provides great camouflage for the strategically placed blinds located throughout the property. One of which is built into the ground surrounded with decoys for the ultimate bird hunting experience. The wetlands and live Alkali creek that traverse through the property create a wildlife haven for ducks, pheasant, quail, snow geese, Canadian geese, speckle bellies, and more! The running water from Alkali creek and the multiple apple trees throughout the property attract and provide a great refuge for big game, such as Mule Deer.
The remaining 150+ acres of irrigated pasture has provided a great environment for harvesting corn, grass and alfalfa. The topography and layout of the land, would also be ideal for grazing horses or livestock.
Besides the excellent bird hunting acreage, there is a remodeled 1342 sqft, 3 bedroom, 2 bath farmhouse currently being leased by a tenant farmer. This country home showcases new siding, roof, flooring and cabinets. Multiple outbuildings on the property allow for plenty of room for all of your hunting gear, toys, & vehicles. In addition, a well provides all the water to the house and irrigation for the 150+ acres is provided through the Homeland Irrigation District.
Nearby at the Lake Owyhee State Park, located approximately 20 miles away, you can enjoy a relaxing day of boating, jet skiing, wildlife viewing, ﬁshing, and exploring. Owyhee Reservoir is a 52-mile-long lake within a deep canyon consisting of beautiful volcanic rock formations. Some of this unique desert canyon and unique geology is only visible by boat, making for exciting exploration for boaters. Fishing for largemouth bass, black crappie, and catﬁsh is plentiful. The reservoir is also occasionally stocked with rainbow trout. Wildlife viewers can watch for golden eagles, coyotes, ground squirrels, rabbits, pronghorn antelope, mule deer, wild horses, California bighorn sheep and mountain lions.
The close proximity of this property to the conﬂuence of The Snake and Owyhee Rivers, and The Owyhee Reservoir oﬀer an endless amount of recreational opportunities including hunting, ﬁshing, hiking, camping, boating, and more. Adrian,Oregon is located in Malhuer County, Oregon. Located within 30 minutes of Ontario and an hour of Boise sets this property in an ideal location for a local hunting retreat.