3,736.81± Acres
New Listing
Grant County, Oregon

The John Day Ranch

ID: 31736
Status: New Listing
Price: $3,500,000
Acres: 3,736.81±
Price Per Acre: $937
Type: Hunting Land, Ranches, Recreational Land, Undeveloped Land, Riverfront
Address: Davis Creek Rd.
City, State: John Day, Oregon
County: Grant
ZIP Code: 97845
Presented By: Evan Kaseberg


Discover the rare opportunity to own The John Day Ranch, a sprawling 3,737-acre property just outside the historic town of John Day, OR. This exceptional ranch boasts approximately 2/3 mile John Day River frontage, abundant springs, diverse vegetation, breathtaking scenery, and unparalleled privacy, making it a haven for hunting and fishing enthusiasts. Properties like this are seldom available.

Steeped in history, the John Day River area has roots in mining, cattle ranching, and natural resources. Evidence of dinosaurs dating back 55 million years has been discovered here, adding to the region's rich heritage. The mineral-rich soils have yielded not only gold but also the stunning "painted hills" that surround the area.

The elevation of The John Day Ranch ranges from 3,000 feet along the John Day River to approximately 4,500 feet at its peak. This higher elevation features north-facing slopes with healthy bunchgrass communities and patches of timber. Little Beech Creek, fed by numerous springs, runs through more than a mile of the property, adding to its natural beauty.

The recreational opportunities on this ranch are remarkable. Fishing enthusiasts will find smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, summer steelhead in the John Day River. The ranch lies within the Northside Hunting Unit #47, known for its strong genetics for Rocky Mountain elk and mule deer. Additionally, the property is home to antelope, turkey, mountain lions, coyotes, and more. Landowner Preference (LOP) tags are available, with eligibility for up to four deer and elk tags, pending confirmation with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Irrigated farm fields near the property's border attract game, enhancing the ranch's appeal for hunters. The John Day Ranch offers a unique blend of proximity to town, abundant wildlife, and serene privacy.

Don't miss this rare chance to own a large acreage ranch so close to town, with exceptional hunting, fishing, and tranquility.

Distances from John Day, OR:

  • Bend, OR: 151 miles
  • Boise, ID: 189 miles
  • Kennewick, WA: 189 miles
  • Portland, OR: 272 miles

Additional Information


  • bear
  • big game
  • elk
  • mule deer
  • turkey


  • atv trails
  • bike trails
  • bird watching
  • equestrian trails
  • fishing
  • hunting

water access

  • creek
  • river

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