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Located in the Ouachita Mountain Range near Eight Mile Mountain between Wilburton and Talihina lies the OKO Ranch. Consisting of 4,760+/- acres, this property is made up of pine and hardwood forest and is also home to big Whitetails, Eastern turkey, hogs, and big bears. The numerous springs, drainages, and creeks that run through this property also provide an excellent source of water for the wildlife during the hot dry months. This property also makes a great investment for future timber harvesting. Per a timber survey, approximately 80% of this property is considered operable to timber harvesting and a good return could be had with adequate timber prices and mature trees.
As evidenced in the harvest and trail cam photos, this property has produced some great wildlife. Being located in Latimer County, this is one of the few counties that has an open bear season. Some of the bigger bears that have been seen on this property are estimated to weigh between 600-650#. Color phase bears are often spotted as well. Numerous 170+" whitetails have been harvested off of this property with the largest being 202". Your hunting season could also continue with a spring and fall eastern turkey season and, of course, wild hogs are open season year-round. To attest to the hunting quality this property provides, two major outdoor shows are filmed on this property on a regular basis.
A timber survey was completed in August 2011 and indicated that approximately 80% of the property was operable/harvestable. An update of the report was prepared in 2017 with that report estimating an Operable Merchantable Total of 25,520 tons of Sawtimber Pine and 1,537 of Sawtimber Hardwood while also producing an estimated 33,995 tons of Pulp Pine and 45,505 of Pulp Hardwood. The Pine Sawtimber volumes are estimated to have an annual growth rate of 6.33% while the pulpwood volumes are expected to have an annual growth rate of 2.91%. The Timber Growth Report can be provided upon request.
Numerous creeks and drainages traverse this property including Buffalo Creek, South Peachland Creek, Coopers Branch, and Bridge Set Creek. These water sources provide wildlife adequate water when they need it most.
Elevation and Terrain:
Elevations range from approximately 880' to 1,860'. The terrain is mountainous and rocky.
For a ranch of this size, this property has very good access to the majority of the property. Numerous roads have been cut providing easy driving for an ATV or UTV.
This area averages approximately 51" of rainfall annually.
**Seller may divide into 2,360-acre, 1,120-acre, and 1,280-acre tracts.**
10 miles to Talihina
19 miles to Wilburton
146 miles to Tulsa
179 miles to OKC
210 miles to Dallas
*The information contained herein is deemed reliable but is not warranted or guaranteed by the Broker or Seller. The Broker (Great Plains Land Company) does not assume liability for typographical errors, misprints, nor for misinformation that may have been given to us. All property is subject to change, withdrawal, or prior sale. The Buyers' agent must be identified on the first contact with the Broker and must accompany the buyer on showings to receive full fee participation. Otherwise, the fee participation will be at the sole discretion of Great Plains Land Company.