In observance of the Christmas Holiday, all Malheur National Forest offices will close at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24th and be closed all day on Thursday, December 25th, as well as, Friday, December 26th, per President Obama’s Executive Order.
Offices will reopen for business on Monday, December 29th, 2014.
Forest Staff would like to wish visitors and partners a safe and very happy holiday season!
Supervisors Office / Blue Mountain Ranger District Hours of Operation: 7:45 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday
431 Patterson Bridge Rd
Mailing: PO BOX 909
John Day, OR 97845
Emigrant Creek Ranger District
Winter Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 4:30, Closed for Lunch 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm. Monday to Friday.
265 Highway 20 South
Hines, OR 97738
Prairie City Ranger District
Winter Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Closed 11:30 to 12:30 for lunch. Monday to Friday
This small campground along the Scenic Middle Fork of the John Day River set back amongst beautiful ponderosa pine trees is a great spot for fishing and viewing spawning steelhead in the fall.
At a Glance
12/15/2014: Middle Fork Campground is open. However the entrance to the campground may not be passable due to snow and ice.
$8/Night for single unit, $4/Night for extra vehicle
Austin Junction, OR
Vault Toilet (2)
From the town of Prairie City, OR, take US Highway 26 approximately 11 miles to the junction of US Highway 7, take US Highway 7 travel for approximately 1 mile to the junction with County Road 20, junction will be on the left. Follow County Road 20 for approximately 5 miles, the campground will be on the left.