NOTE: Tamarack Guard Station is not available for rent during the 2013 season. At 4,979 feet above sea level, Tamarack Mountain overlooks the John Day River basin, between Spray and Kimberly...[more]
From West I-84 take Highway 74 to Lexington/Heppner. Drive 45 miles through the towns of Ione and Lexington to Heppner. Continue south on Highway 207 for 39 miles through Heppner, Ruggs, Hardman and past Anson Wright County Park to the junction of Highway 207 and Forest Service Road 24 (0.1 miles past the Bull Prairie Campground turn-off). Turn left (east) on Forest Service Road 24 (gravel) and travel 6.5 miles to Forest Service Road 2407. Turn right (south) on Forest Service Road 2407 and travel 1.5 miles to Forest Service Road 040. Travel a half a mile on Forest Service Road 040 to the cabin. The cabin is on the right before the helispot.Automobile access to the cabin runs from mid-May thru mid-November (high clearance vehicles are recommended) and also depends on the weather conditions. Snow levels vary and the last mile to the cabin is very steep and rocky.
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