North Fork Malheur Wild & Scenic River, OR

US Forest Service

North Fork Malheur Wild & Scenic River

This North Fork of the Malheur River was one of forty rivers originally designated in the Omnibus Oregon Wild and Scenic River Act of 1988. Residing completely on National Forest System lands, the entire...[more]




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 past the 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 7 miles.  The headwaters are located on the left of Forest Road 13. Access to the northern portion of the river is excellent, however access to areas south of Crane Crossing are limited to hiking and riding stock.

Discover and reserve camping, lodging, permits, tours and more at America's parks, forests, monuments and other public lands with Learn more about us, or about any of our agency partners below:
Bureau of Land Management Federal Highway Administration National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration Smithsonian Institution USDA Forest Service US Army Corps of Engineers US Fish and Wildlife Service National Park Service Bureau of Engraving and Printing Tennessee Valley Authority Bureau of Reclamation National Archives Records Administration