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Oregon Ranches For Sale Forest and Timberlands

If you are thinking of selling your Oregon ranch for sale, forest or production timberland consider working with one of our farm, ranch land brokers. Our real estate brokers are ready to assist you in buying land or selling Oregon cattle ranches, fly fishing, hunting properties and timberlands in Oregon. Combined, our land brokers offer more than 133 years experience selling Oregon timberland, farm, ranch real estate. We have the right marketing affiliations for our selling clients, an unsurpassed knowledge of farming, livestock, hunting, conservation, forestry, timberland and recreation values. Experienced, Trusted, Committed. "We Live it to Know it."

Quick Facts About Oregon Farms Ranches Timberlands

  • There are more than 38,500 farms, ranches in Oregon
  • Oregon’s top agricultural products include: milk, nursery stock, hops, cattle and calves, berries, pears, potatoes, eggs, onions, peppermint, wine grapes, cherries, hay and sweet corn
  • Oregon is the number one producer of softwood lumber in the contiguous United States
  • Oregon is the number one U.S. producer of: blackberries, hazelnuts, peppermint, cranberries, rhubarb, grass seed, florist azaleas and Christmas trees
  • Rangelands and pasture for cattle and livestock ranches make up the majority of Oregon’s Agricultural land base of farms and ranches
  • Grazing cattle on rangeland and timberlands in Oregon minimizes the invasion of non-native plant species and the risk of wildfires by decreasing the amount of flammable material on the land
  • The cattle industry contributes more than $900 million to Oregon’s economy which makes it the top agricultural commodity
  • The livestock industry, particularly beef, dominates southern and portions of eastern Oregon especially Malheur, Morrow, Harney, Klamath and Lake counties. Most of Oregon's cattle graze in these counties on the thousands of acres of private and federal rangeland. Cattle production is the top agricultural activity in eastern Oregon
  • The Federal government owns 80% of the land in Oregon. Private landowners of both large and small tracts of forestland own 34 percent of Oregon's forests. The remaining 2 percent of forests is in tribal ownership
  • Forest land is defined as land that is 10 percent forested by trees of any size. This includes land that may have been naturally or artificially regenerated. Timberland is forest land that is available to harvest and capable of productivity over a long period of time

Oregon Farm Ranch Land Geography

Oregon is split into eight geographical regions. In Western Oregon you will find the Oregon Coast Region west of the Coast Range, the Willamette Valley, Rogue Valley, Cascade Range and Klamath Mountains. Central and Eastern Oregon offers the Columbia Plateau, the High Desert, and the Blue Mountains. Oregon covers nearly 63 million acres. Nearly half of Oregon is forestland and about 80 percent of this forestland is classified as timberland.  Timberland defined is forestland that can productively grow commercial grade timber. The federal government owns about 60 percent of the land in Oregon. The Columbia River represents much of Oregon's northern boundary while the Snake River is most of Oregon’s eastern boundary. Oregon's highest point is the summit of Mount Hood with an elevation of 11,249 feet and its lowest point is sea level of the Pacific Ocean along the Oregon Coast. Respectively Mt. Bachelor elevation is 9,068 feet with scenic mountain views from every corner of Deschutes county home to Bend, OR and Sisters, OR.  Oregon is known for its diverse landscapes and fly fishing streams and waterways. It’s diverse landscapes provides land owners an agricultural environments for various types of farming, ranching, forest and timberland production. The state’s economy is largely influenced by agricultural farms, ranches, and timberlands. Oregon’s ranching industry has a long history of responsible land stewardship taking care of the land their families depend on and preserving open space as populations increase in the West.

Update: Ranch Land Market Report 2024