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
Near the North Fork Malheur Wild and Scenic River , the campground provides opportunities for hunting and stream fishing. This small rustic campground is popular durning hunting seasons. A great area to camp that is easy to reach during the summer months allowing for a great get away for those looking for a more secluded space.
At a Glance
12/15/2014: Elk Creek Campground is open, however the road leading to the campground may be impassible due to snow and ice.
All campgrounds on the Malheur National Forest are first come first serve.
Prairie City, OR
Vault Toilet (2)
From the town of Prairie City, OR., onto South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street, turn left onto Bridge Street. Follow Bridge Street past the cemetary, the road becomes County Road 62, continue on County Road 62 for approximately 8 miles to the junction with Forest Road 13 the turn will be on the left. Follow Forest Road 13 for approximately 22 miles the campground will be on the right.