The History of Wasco County

Big Muddy Ranch Links

The Big Muddy Ranch was briefly known during the 1980's as Rajneeshpuram and heavily built up by the followers of Bagwan Shree Rajneesh.

Big Muddy is currently owned by Younglife Ministries, a non profit Christian youth organization, it is going to be converted into a summer camp to be opened next year. The Younglife webpage is at

Big Muddy Ranch Photos

Ranch Gate

Headquarters Gate

Big Muddy Reservoir

Big Muddy Reservoir

Shop Buildings

Ranch House

Gigantic Hay Shed

Conference Building

Many more buildings exist at the Big Muddy Ranch. There are several apartment, condo, and duplex type dwellings as well as single dwellings and cabins. There is also a paved landing strip and scattered guard shacks. Most are not in use.


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