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Owyhee Uplands Backcountry Byway, ID

Bureau of Land Management

Owyhee Uplands Backcountry Byway

The 103-mile Owyhee Uplands Back Country Byway offers high desert scenery at its finest. From expanses of sagebrush and grasslands to sheer, red-walled river canyons, the Byway provides an opportunity ...[more]

Address

Owyhee Field Office
20 First Avenue West
Marsing, ID 83639
Phone:208-896-5912
Email:id_owyhee_fo@blm.gov

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The Byway is located in Owyhee County, Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon. It can be reached from the west through Jordan Valley, Oregon and from the east via State Highway 78 near Grand View, Idaho. A roundtrip from Boise is approximately 250 miles and takes a full day. The Byway makes for a great overnight camping trip if you have the time.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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