A stunning valley property of 7766 acres with 4700+ acres irrigated, this expansive, large scale, productive cattle ranch dominates the Sprague River Valley near the town of Bly in South Central Oregon. River Springs is an operating cattle ranch that runs 1000 mother cows producing a calf crop that often tops the video auction sale at market time. The dominate characteristic of this ranch is the abundance of water most of which naturally flows through the ranch and is supplemented by a 3500 GPM well at the headquarters. At the heart of this spectacular offering is the confluence of the North and South Fork of the Sprague Rivers. These two rivers offer native brown and red band trout fishing protected by private lands on both sides. The riparian meadows are all gravity flow, flood irrigated in lush strong native pasture that produces excellent livestock gains. The private land is well blocked in one parcel and straddles the South Fork forÂ 5 miles and North for a mile and a half. Five Mile Creek also flows onto the property from the North and is used for additional irrigation. 200 Acres are sprinkler irrigated and harvested for grass hay. The owner's compound with manicured lawns, main home and guest lodge sits at the edge of a timbered mountain side affording privacy and views of the ranch lands and Gearhart Wilderness area to the North. There are a total of 5 homes, 6 barns and 4 sets of corrals strategically located for efficient low stress cattle processing. At 4300' elevation, with four distinct seasons this impressive ranch property provides all the essentials to live and enjoy the western lifestyle.All of the improvements structures, roads, buildings and fencing are in very good condition. The land is comprised of highly productive valley soils. Good yearling cattle will gain from 275 -300 lbs. per season. The timbered mountains and natural rangeland areas surrounding this irrigated valley provide native habitat for deer, antelope and a large elk herd near by. This property located along the Pacific Flyway provides excellent water fowl hunting along both rivers.
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