Special Places

The Malheur National Forest includes many special places. Below is a list of key areas that offer unique experiences for visitors.

Highlighted Areas

Cedar Grove Botanical Area

The Cedar Grove Botanical Area covers about 26 acres and contains the only isolated stand of Alaska yellow cedar east of the Cascades in the United States. This grove, is located on the northeast slope of Aldrich Mountain at the head of Buck Cabin Creek. 

Strawberry Campground

 The campground is located at the edge of the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.  Set amongst ponderosa pine in a beautifully wooded area, the campground is an excellent starting point for anyone wanting to hike, hunt, fish or simply relax.  Strawberry Basin Trailhead is located at the campground.  Strawberry Basin Trail #375 connects to other trails in the wilderness allowing for day hiking or backpacking trips.

Recreation Areas