Monument Rock Wilderness: Malheur, OR

US Forest Service

Monument Rock Wilderness: Malheur

At the southernmost edge of the Blue Mountains, this area's alpine, once-glaciated ridges offer views across much of eastern Oregon. The lichen-covered 8-foot cylindrical stone monument atop Monument...[more]

Address

OR

Directions

Table Rock Lookout draws many visitors and is one of the entry points to the Wilderness. The fire lookout tower on Table Mountain is a good place to begain a visit to the Monument Rock area. After taking in the view, backtrack a half mile down the lookout road and take a level 2-mile stroll along Table Rock Trail #365 to Bullrun Rock's 150-foot cliffs. 

The area ranges from about 5,200 feet in the lower regions to the 7,815-foot top of Table Rock.

Key trailsLittle Malheur Trail #366Table Rock Trail #365

From Prairie City, OR., turn onto South Main Street.  Follow South Main Street to the junction with Bridge Street.  Turn left onto Bridge Street, follow Bridge Street past the local cemetary, the road then becomes County Road 62.  Follow County Road 62 approximately 7 miles to the junction with Forest Road 13.  Follow Forest Road 13 approximately 11 miles to the junction with Forest Road 1370.  Follow Forest Road 1370 approximately 6 miles to the wilderness boundary.

From Unity, OR., in the town of Unity turn onto County Road 600.  Follow County Road 600 approximately 7 miles to the junction with Forest Road 6010.  You can then either continue on 6010 to Amelia Creek Trailhead or at the junction with Forest Road 030, follow for approximately 0.5 miles to the junction with Forest Road 035.  Then follow Forest Road 035 approximatley 2.5 miles to to the Table Rock Trailhead.

Topo Maps

Bull Run Rock, Little Baldy Mountain. Download free U.S. Forest Service Topo maps.

Buy maps online

Go to the National Forest Store.

Wilderness.net

Go to Wilderness.net for online maps and other important Wilderness information.

Activities
  • HIKING HIKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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