R2 Ranch – 4-H Event

Honoring Central Oregon’s rich ranching heritage, Dr. Robert Pamplin Jr. and the R2 Ranch organizes, hosts, and promotes a 4-H Rodeo Events every year for the benefit and training of local 4-H Clubs and their members. The Rodeo is fun for the whole family and includes races and other equestrian competitions. Take a look at the 2018 event in this video.

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Shaniko, Oregon first inhabited in 1862, and incorporated in 1901, was once a valuable transportation hub of Central Oregon. In the first decade of the 20th century, Shaniko was known as the “Wool Capital of the World” and was the center of a 20,000 square mile wool, wheat, cattle and sheep production. Now know as one of “Oregon’s Ghost Towns” Shaniko attracts tourists and curiosity seekers. Take a tour of this storied town in our video presentation.

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R2 Ranch, The best of the best

Located in beautiful Central Oregon near the town of Madras, the 60,000 acre R2 Ranch is a picture of productivity and rich diversity.
The ranch, which is 30 miles long and 15 miles wide in places, includes recreation areas, a bounty of wildlife, and comprehensive rangeland and water management plans. R2 Ranch is is also holds a place in the storied history of Oregon, being an important for stop for stagecoaches and freight wagons. Take a tour of this spectacular ranch in this video presentation.

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