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Set at the base of the Elkhorn Mountains of Eastern Oregon, Snowslide Canyon offers extreme privacy while being just 17 miles from downtown Baker City, OR. The property consists of 240 +/- acres of irrigated pastures and timberland that are teeming with wildlife. Elk, deer, bear, turkey and more all call Snowslide Canyon home. The home features 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a covered deck that overlooks the Baker Valley below and the Eagle Cap Mountains to the northeast. A wooden barn houses a workshop and tack room along with storage for equipment and other ranch supplies.The timberland has been managed and selectively harvested to promote healthy growth while providing excellent wildlife habitat. Two deer and elk LOP tags are available to apply for through the Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. A private pond supplies gravity pressurized irrigation water to the meadows below. The property has historically been leased out to a neighbor for summer grazing.Snowslide Canyon offers the opportunity to build a second dwelling, to replace the single wide manufactured home, which has its own 80 +/- acre tax lot. Buyers to verify and confirm the replacement dwelling with the Baker County Planning Department.Baker City is known for its strong agricultural community and warm small-town culture. The vibrant downtown has retained the architectural features from the city's historic past and features numerous dining options, an excellent variety of local shops, multiple museums and other cultural attractions. The nearby Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort is famous for its small mountain atmosphere and well known for its excellent powder quality for skiing and snowboarding.