The Battle Creek Ranch is a 6,400 acre ranch located near Dayville, OR. It includes 1,462 deeded acres and 5,000 acres of contiguous, private, BLM allotment. The ranch sits in the scenic John Day River Valley and is strategically located in mild winter country that allows for year round grazing with proper management. The Battle Creek BLM Allotment has a long season of use running from 4/1 - 12/1. 834 Aum's allow for 104 cows to run on it for 8 months. Nash Reservoir provides water storage for irrigation and as an extra bonus it has trophy fishing. Huge bass and trout are in the reservoir. The ranch has 30.6 acres of irrigation water rights, all off of Battle Creek (which runs year round). New alfalfa fields seeded in 2019. The irrigation water is safe and reliable water. The best part may be that it is free. No pumping costs. The entire irrigation system is set up on gravity to make things very easy to operate. The Battle Creek Ranch has an abundance of diversity from sagebrush/ juniper to ponderosa pine forests and quaking aspen stands. Ranch qualifies for 3 LOP tags for elk and 3 LOP tags for deer in the highly coveted Ochoco Unit. Additionally, the property qualifies for cow elk tags. Buyer to confirm landowner tags with Odfw. 2 homes, with an additional home that qualifies for a replacement dwelling. Potential rental income available. New corrals, multiple small outbuildings, and merchantable timber on the top end of the ranch. If you are looking for a low maintenance ranch that is simple and cheap to operate, has good hunting, and has irrigation water...then Battle Creek warrants a closer look.