Mitchell Monument Historic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Mitchell Monument Interpretive Site offers six day use picnic sites with tables and fire grills. This area is a historic site; it is the only place on the American continent where death resulted from enemy action during World War II.

Read more about the Monument in the printable brochure.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: (Bly Ranger District)
Reservations: First come, first served.
Fees No fee.
Open Season: Mid-May
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Bly, ORLakeview, OR
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Bly Ranger District Office: Go 1½ miles east on Highway 140, and turn left on County Road 1259. Take County Road 1259 for ½ mile, then turn right onto Forest Road 34. Go on Forest Road 34 for approximately 8 miles. The day use area entrance sign is located on the right.



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5250 feet