Big Game Hunting

2 buck deer along riverBeginning in the late Summer through mid-Winter, the Forest hosts hundreds of big-game hunters looking for that special experience to enjoy with family and friends.

Due to the size of the Forest and variety of hunts offered in Oregon and Idaho, it is advisable to check on the state wildlife management officers and review the big game regulations for the animals, season, weapons and hunting unit you would like to use this season.

Big Game Hunting Areas

  • Blue Mtns North/Grande Ronde River Basin Area
  • Hells Canyon - Oregon/Wallowa Valley
  • Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River
  • Southern Elkhorn Mtn/Powder River Basin Area
  • Wallowa Mtns/Eagle Cap Area

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities