Road Trip: Burns and Frenchglen

Oregon’s southeast corner is an area of remote and rugged beauty. Far from the wet coastline and forested mountains that characterize the state’s western region, this high-desert country is full of volcanic craters, craggy mountain peaks, untraveled back roads and abundant wildlife. Residents in these friendly small towns come from farming and ranching families that… More
: Robbie McClaran

Burns

Located in the vast high desert of Southeast Oregon, Burns is a friendly town with a lot of heritage.

It also has plenty of outdoor activities. After all, Burns is near the Steens Mountain, the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the Alvord Desert and many not-so-secret fishing holes and hot springs. Because Burns has easy access to epic, secluded scenic areas – the kind of places that you have to see to believe – you won’t mind the drive.

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What are the scenic backroads in Southeastern Oregon?

Southeast Oregon is a beautiful region with some great sightseeing opportunities. I love spending time in the city of Burns, they have some great parks and restaurants. Also, the Alvord Desert and the Steens Mountains are in the region as well. These a great stops with exciting backroads. I can recommend a few Scenic Byways…

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