Malheur Field Station

Call ahead This experience may be open for on-site visitation; however, offerings and/or operating procedures may have changed due to COVID-19. Please verify details before you go and visit the COVID-19 Resources page for more information.

The Great Basin Society dba The Malheur Station is a not-for-profit education and research center located in southeastern Oregon. It is dedicated to the concept of lifelong learning with an emphasis on and about the Northern Great Basin Region. Studies include Astronomy, Birding, Botany, Cultural History. Geology, Music, Natural History, Ornithology, The Visual Arts, Writing, and Zoology. Our educational mission has been in operation since 1971. Our guests include individuals, families, scientific organizations, scouts, k-12 schools, national history organizations, outdoor groups, and colleges and universities. Facilities include a range of lodging options, a wonderful seasonal food service, a national history museum, classrooms and an informative bookshop