Malheur National Wildlife Refuge:
The Narrows RV
Park is located next to Malheur Lake and this refuge, a mecca for
birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. The refuge is part of the
Pacific Flyway and offers 320 bird species, 58 mammal species and 10
species of native fish.
One of the great geologic features
of Oregon's Great Basin Desert, Steens is one of the most scenic
regions in the West, with peaks rising as high as 9,700 feet.
The 69-mile Diamond Loop Back Country
Byway takes you through a patchwork of high desert terrains, from
deep blue mountain vistas to red rimrock canyons. While on the loop,
visit the small town of Diamond, the Diamond Craters, Hotel Diamond
and the Peter French Round Barn.
Peter French Round Barn
: Built in the late 1870s or
early 1880s by its namesake, the unusually designed barn was
perfectly suited breaking horses during long winters. A recently
constructed Visitor Center offers exhibits and souvenirs.
Correctly called the Donner und
Blitzen River (German for thunder and lightning), the Blitzen flows
through a narrow canyon laced with ponderosa pines and junipers, and
sports a population of redband trout.
One of numerous desert lakes with
excellent fishing, this 150-acre reservoir is located in the Malheur
Refuge and contains rainbow trout and largemouth bass.
Kiger Mustang Viewing Area:
The Kiger Mustangs are
believed to be one of the purest herds of Spanish Mustangs living in
the wild. Just talk with your hosts at The Narrows or call BLM for
updates on where to find the mustangs.
Built near the start of the 1900s,
the Hotel Diamond has been carefully restored and renovated to offer
modern conveniences in the middle of the ranching community of
The craters, found as part of the
Diamond Loop, are a group of volcanic vents, craters, cones and
more, all within a large caldera.
It's difficult to believe you're
still in Oregon when you visit the Alvord Desert, located southeast
of Steens Mountain, which averages seven inches of rain and supports
almost no life.
Make your reservation today!
Phone: (541) 495-2006 / 800-403-3294
Fax: (541) 495-2009
Address: 33468 Sod House Lane Princeton, OR 97721