Malheur River

Easy (to gorge viewpoint)
3.8-miles round trip
200 feet elevation gain
Open May to early December
Use: hikers, horses, bicycles

Moderate (with shuttle)
7.6 miles one-way
800 feet elevation gain

The glassy, 30-foot-wide Malheur River gathers its strength at the base of the Strawberry Range to bluster through a rimrock canyon of ponderosa pines before striking off into the desert. The path through this canyon is a delight.

From John Day, take ... 

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes/Travel Guide: Eastern Oregon.

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