Malheur National Forest

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 Malheur National Forest is a place of remote and rugged beauty located in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. With 1.7 million acres of public land; 2 designated wilderness areas; 1 national scenic area; 1 designated state bikeway; multiple scenic byways; thousands of miles of forest roads; and hundreds of peaks, streams, and alpine lakes – the Malheur National Forest has a spectacular adventure waiting for everyone. Elevations vary from about 4000 feet (1200 meters) to the 9038 foot (2754 meters) top of Strawberry Mountain. 

Keep in mind the Malheur National Forest is exceptionally remote. Come prepared and self-sufficient. Route finding is necessary when exploring much of the forest, including many designated trails. Wildfires are common throughout late summer and early fall, so please, check with Forest staff for updates and restrictions. 

For current road conditions throughout the state please visit TripCheck

If you are looking for snow depth and precipitation levels throughout the state please visit SnoTel

Download FREE Topographic Maps of the Malheur National Forest here. 

Please recreate responsibily, there is no garbage service on the Malheur National Forest, if you pack it in with you, please pack it out.