NOTICE: Forest offices scheduled to be closed temporarily for employee training
All Malheur National Forest offices will be adjusting their schedules on April 22 to accommodate the ability of their employees to attend mandatory training.
The Prairie City Ranger District in Prairie City and Emigrant Creek Ranger District in Hines will be closed for business all day on April 22.
The Supervisor’s Office in John Day will remain open for their normal business hours of 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but only have the ability to sell forest products between the hours of 7:45 to 9:00 a.m., and again in the afternoon from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
We ask that you take this into consideration when needing to purchase forest products, such as maps and firewood permits. We appreciate your understanding.
Supervisor's Office/Blue Mountain Ranger District
Hours of Operation: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
431 Patterson Bridge Rd
Mailing: P.O. Box 909
John Day, OR 97845
Emigrant Creek Ranger District
Winter Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Closed for lunch 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
265 Highway 20 South
Hines, OR 97738
Prairie City Ranger District
Winter Hours of Operation: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Closed for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Where can I ride my OHV/ATV? The Malheur does not have a route or trail system specifically designed for OHV/ATVs.
Do I need a special permit to ride my OHV/ATV? The Umatilla, Malheur and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests require the Oregon State Parks and Recreation ATV Operating Decal when operating ATV’s. Decals can be purchased through the Oregon State Parks and Recreation offices or their vendors.
Which roads are closed to ATV's on the Malheur? All paved road's (hard surface) single or double lane and all double lane gravel roads are closed to ATV'S as well as roads determined to be inappropriate for mixed ATV/passenger car traffic. For a listing of those roads determined to be inappropriate for mixed ATV/passenger car traffic see our recreation section for ATV road closures.