Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Holding Areas

AKA Off Range Corrals

The BLM maintains an extensive network of permanent off-range corral adoption and purchase centers to facilitate the placement of wild horses and burros into private care through the Adoption and Sales Programs.

The BLM paints the picture that these off-range corrals are temporary resting centers while the horses will soon be adopted.  Nothing could be further from the truth. 

According to the BLM, each off-range corral varies in its operating hours and how it conducts an adoption. Some corrals are located within a correctional facility and only run periodic public adoption events. In contrast, others are open for walk-up visitation during open hours, and some are appointment-only. 

Visit one of our corrals using the links in the menu. For more help, call the BLM Information Hotline at 866-468-7826 or e-mail [email protected] 

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Blue map of the continental U.S. with orange stars on each of the Wild Horse adoption locations


LOCATIONS

Arizona

Florence Wild Horse and Burro Training and Off-Range Corral

California    

Litchfield Wild Horse and Burro Off-Range Corral

Ridgecrest Regional Wild Horse and Burro Corrals

R3C (Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center)

Colorado    

Cañon City Wild Horse Inmate Program

Idaho    

Boise Wild Horse Corrals

Illinois

Ewing Wild Horse Holding Facility

Kansas    

Hutchinson Correctional Center

Nebraska    

Elm Creek Wild Horse and Burro Corrals

Nevada    

Northern Nevada Correctional Center

Palomino Valley Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Center

Oklahoma    

Pauls Valley Off-Range Corral

Oregon    

Oregon Wild Horse Corral

Utah    

Delta Wild Horse & Burro Corral

Wyoming    

Mantle Adoption and Training Facility

Rock Springs Wild Horse Holding Facility

Wheatland Off-Range Corral

Wyoming Honor Farm

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PAULS VALLEY OFF-RANGE CORRAL (OKLAHOMA)

The Pauls Valley facility serves as a resting point for animals arriving from the West and being shipped to adoption locations throughout the central and eastern United States.  With 12 pastures stretching across 400 acres of land, the facility provides wild horses and burros a natural and safe environment until they are placed in adoptive homes.  The facility can hold a maximum of 600 animals.  A drive-up interpretation center situated near the pastures allows visitors to view the animals as they leisurely roam and graze on the land.

Adoptions are held on-site at the facility on the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. A mixed group of 70-80 animals is offered at each adoption, often including burros and young horses.

Call the facility directly at 405-238-7138 for specifics about the selection of animals for upcoming adoptions.  Application approval is required to adopt and can be done on-site.

All untrained animals are eligible for a $1,000 financial incentive through the Adoption Incentive Program.

Directions:
The facility is located on the west side of Interstate 35, approximately 45 miles south of Oklahoma City. Take Exit 74, Kimberlin Road, go 1/4 mile west, and look for signs at the entrance.  I believe the address to be N3205 Rd, Pauls Valley, OK 73075 based on my research. 

The address of the nearby Walmart Super Center is 2008 W Grant Ave, Pauls Valley, OK 73075.

LODGING OPTIONS/RECOMMENDATIONS

Hampton Inn & Suites Pauls Valley
105 South Humphrey Boulevard, Pauls Valley, OK 73075

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pauls Valley
2412 W Grant Ave, Pauls Valley, OK 73075

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