20.21 Acres off Thomas Creek Rd. Scio~ Valley Views! Trees Planted 4/2023
Scio, Oregon 97374
Located just off of Thomas Creek Road in Scio, Oregon, this is a rare opportunity to purchase 20.21 acres of timberland in the heart of the Willamette Valley!
The property has been logged with stewardship of the land as a top priority. The tree removal that was done allows for gorgeous views of the surrounding valleys and foothills. The new trees were replanted in the spring of 2023. There are stands of mature trees remaining and a seasonal creek that runs through the property. Although not on this parcel, the area has many natural springs.
There are several gently sloping areas of the property that would be perfect for a possible building or campsite, with gorgeous views of the lush green valley below. Power and phone are to the edge of the property. It is currently zoned F, so be sure and check with the governing jurisdictions on your plans. The property would need a well and septic.
The town of Scio is about 12 miles to the west, and is dubbed the "Covered Bridge Capital of the West" with six covered bridges nearby! In the month of May, don't miss the Linn County Lamb and Wool Fair in Scio that promotes the growing and raising of quality agricultural products in Linn County, and is a county-wide celebration!
The Scio area plays a large part in the history of Oregon and Linn County. The long history of the railroad, agriculture, and strong ties to the land and the community is evident in the many historical buildings, traditions, and proud family farms.
The location of this property at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, and thousands of acres of public lands, would make this a perfect property for a homestead, campsite, hunting cabin, or ATV/OHV or equestrian camp!
The rural setting and close proximity to National Forest and private timberlands provide for thriving wildlife including elk, bears, deer, coyotes, foxes, rabbits, squirrels, and many others. It is also home to many species of birds including waterfowl, wild turkeys, quail, pheasants, and birds of prey. The local rivers, lakes, and streams offer some of the best fishing in the country!
The property is only 25 miles from Silver Falls State Park with over 35 miles of hiking trails, and breathtaking waterfalls including the 177-foot South Falls! They also have rental cabins, picnic, BBQ, and swimming area, as well as a campground and RV park.
Paved and county- maintained Thomas Creek Road leads to the property as it winds through the surrounding foothills and valleys. Although you feel like you are way out in the country here, it is just a short drive to town and connections to local highways.
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