Malheur National Forest


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Malheur National Forest

Address:431 Patterson Bridge Rd
John Day, OR 97845

Phone:541-575-3000
Fax:541-575-3001
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/malheur
Size: 1,700,000 acres.
Location:In the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon. Accessible by US 26 and 395. Nearby cities/towns include Burns and John Day.
Facilities:22 campgrounds, group camps, equestrian camps, hiking trails, snowmobile trails (502 trails), picnic sites, boat launches.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, hiking, horseback riding, rock hounding, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:68,700-acre Strawberry Mountain Wilderness Area, Cedar Grove Botanical Area, Vinegar Hill-Indian Rock Scenic Area, 50-acre Lake Magone, and stretches of federally designated Wild and Scenic River on the Malheur and North Fork.

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the tour will initiate at the junction malheur national forest road #16 and the entrance to the crane prairie guard station, located approximately 27 miles southeast of prairie city, oregon.
Yet approximately 15,000 people of the Rainbow Family were able to occupy a large parcel of land in the Malheur National Forest without a permit and without paying a dime.
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We have no new authorities to circumvent the processes that we have in place," Malheur National Forest Supervisor Bonnie Wood told the Grant County Court.
Upcoming projects in the West include five-day surveys and excavations of mining sites and prehistoric hunting camps in the Malheur National Forest in eastern Oregon.
But over 2400 years the Armillaria Ostoyae's deadly black shoestring strands have been weaving between tree roots beneath the soil of the Malheur National Forest in eastern Oregon.
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