The Malheur National Forest is located in the eastern center of Oregon.
Where is this Forest?

 

Welcome to Malheur National Forest

Eastside Restoration video

The 1.7 million acre Malheur National For  est is located in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. The diverse and beautiful scenery of the forest includes high desert grasslands, sage and juniper, pine, fir and other tree species, and the hidden gems of alpine lakes and meadows. Elevations vary from about 4000 feet (1200 meters) to the 9038 foot (2754 meters) top of Strawberry Mountain. The Strawberry Mountain range extends east to west through the center of the forest.


Blue Mountains National Forests Proposed Revised Land Management Plan 


Aquatic Restoration Information

Recent News


Features

Headwaters of the John Day No Longer a Checkerboard

American Flag in foreground, Strawberry Wilderness in background

On Thursday, July 10, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and Malheur National Forest celebrated one of the largest land acquisitions in the history of the Pacific Northwest Region of the Forest Service. 


Forest Accomplishments Report FY 2013 (4.2 MB)

Cover page showing a lake and the green Forest Service Curve

Please take a look at our accomplishments during Fiscal Year 2013. From initiating trail-blazing forest management projects, to working in support of community infrastructure, to continuing fish and wildlife restoration, the Malheur National Forest has a lot to share from last year.


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Spotlights

Game Attractants Cause Trouble

A bathtub has been used by hunters to create a makeshift waterhole to attract game

Please help us by not placing salt within 1/4 mile of water sources.
Hunters' use of game attractants causes livestock congregation, concentrated wildlife, degraded water quality.

Wilderness 50: Eastern Oregon Wilderness Passport

Shows Strawberry Lake with fall colors of yellow and brown in the background

The Forest Service is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act during 2014.  As part of the anniversary celebration, get your Eastern Oregon Wilderness Passport.

 




Please be Fire Safe on your National Forest

Magone Lake shown from a picnic area

Whether you’re planning to spend the weekend camping  or enjoying back-country trails or scenic drives, one message remains consistent: PLEASE LEAVE YOUR FIREWORKS AT HOME.

Hours of Operation

For you summer recreation activities informaiton needs, the Malheur National Forest wants to remind folks of current office hours.



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