Owyhee Ranch

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Property Description


  • Market Status: Active
  • Listed with: Knipe Land Co.
  • Price: $ 8,500,000.00
  • Acreage: 3170
  • Property Id: 10512
  • MLS Id: 98499733


This ranch totals over 55,000+ acres with 3,456± deeded acres. Highly coveted year-round cattle operation with superb winter ranch in Idaho. Hunting, fishing, river front, creeks, and timber only an hour to Boise, Idaho. Reduced from $10,350,000.


  • Address: Upper Reynolds Creek Road
  • City: Murphy
  • County: Owyhee
  • State: Idaho
  • Zip Code: 83650

Located Southwest of Boise, Idaho, about one hour from the Boise Airport. This property is in Owyhee County and is situated in a valley above the Snake River near the old town of Reynolds. A few of the structures from the town are still there today. Reynolds was a stop-over for the Stagecoach that traveled to the old mining town of Silver City. Murphy, Idaho, is Owyhee County's county seat and is only about 20 minutes from the headquarters of this ranch. There is a convenience store, county offices and a public airstrip here.


3,456± Deeded Acres
53,970± Leased and Permitted Acres
57,426± Total Acres


Up to as much as 690± acres are irrigated with 400± in Grass Hay and 296± acres with irrigation and Snake River frontage. Irrigation water comes from Reynolds Creek and the Snake River. Seller reports 6-7 ton per acre. Miles of creeks traverse through this pretty ranch.

BLM/State Lease

2,724± active AUMs of summer and winter BLM permits and 1,89± suspended AUMs. There are an additional 1,975± acres of state leases. Elevations vary from about 2,400 ft. near the Snake River to 4,000 ft. at the headquarters to over 6,000 ft. in the fall and summer country in the Owyhee mountains above Silver City.


600-700± AUs. (Majority of the AUs are from private, deeded land). Buyer will have to determine AU capacity as may vary with management and mother nature. Capacity may vary depending on operator and mother nature.


Elk, Deer, Pheasant, and other upland game bird hunting as well as fishing and recreation. There is timber in the higher elevations providing lots of cover for cattle, deer and other game.


There are three homes on the property. Two homes are located at the headquarters in Reynolds, Idaho. One of these homes was built during the time the Stagecoach from Silver City was operating. This home has been recently remodeled. The second home lays near the other improvements at the headquarters including the outbuildings and corrals. The third home lays near the Snake River with the 296± acres of irrigated ground.


There are three homes on the property, shop and buildings, corrals, scale, and loading chutes. There are several wells.


$10,749,000 REDUCED TO $8,500,000. Seller must be able to complete 1031
acceptable to seller.


This is one of the best close in, year-round cattle operations in southern Idaho and is within one hour of the Boise airport. This reputable cattle operation operates with just two men. Services include electricity, phone, and school bus service to Melba, Idaho. Great hunting and fishing are available on the deeded land and adjoining federal lands. Here is a good ranch worthy of consideration. Some timber along creek in the mountains on deeded land.

Additional Comments

More land is available to be included in this package. Sale subject to seller completing acceptable IRS 1031 Exchange. Seller prefers to close parcel when he closes other properties offered for sale, but will consider all offers. Weekend showings preferred.

Listing Agent

John Knipe