Scotch Creek Timberland is located in Northeastern Oregon, about 10 minutes drive to Joseph, Oregon, and Wallowa Lake. Enterprise, Oregon, is about 20± minutes away. Property borders privately owned lands on the north and east sides. South and west sides of the property border Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, and Oregon’s largest designated Wilderness Area, the Eagle Cap Wilderness.
The property is comprised of 795± acres that are mostly timbered. Small meadows lie between dense stands of timber, and Scotch Creek and Spring Creek both flow through the property. The topography ranges from slightly sloped to steep. There are multiple access points to the property; three by deeded easements. While a timber cruise has not been performed recently, the seller estimates merchantable timber at approximately 2,100 MBF. Additionally, the property is fenced on 2 sides.
Scotch Creek Timberland is comprised of four tax parcels, which are zoned Timber/Grazing by Wallowa County. Multiple potential building sites may be permitted.
Recreational opportunities surround this amazing area. The timber and creeks on the property attract deer, elk and other wildlife. The property owner may be eligible for Land Owner Preference hunting tags for deer and elk. Nearby Wallowa Lake offers great fishing, boating, swimming, and other water sports. It’s nestled at the base of the dramatic granite peaks of the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area, which encompasses 557 square miles and is also Oregon’s largest Alpine area. Eagle Cap Wilderness boasts hundreds of miles of trails. The area is a popular destination for hiking, camping and hunting, and other outdoor recreation.