Malheur River

Type: Backcountry
Length: 8.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement), Bicycling (off pavement), Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running, Roller/Inline Skating, Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: Nonprofit
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: In Malheur National Forest along the Malheur River northwest of Drewsey.
States: Oregon
Counties: Grant
Latitude: 44.08657   Longitude: -118.58002

From Seneca, travel 14 miles east on Forest Service road 16 to Forest Service road 1643. Follow the 1643 road approximately 10 miles to Dollar Basin. Turn left, travel 1 mile to the Malheur River. The trailhead is 200 feet downstream. Access may be found at Hog Flat, another 8 miles down the 1643 road. Turn onto the 142 road. The trailhead is at the end of road 142.


This National Recreation Trail follows a portion of the Malheur Wild and Scenic River in a deep forested canyon.

Additional Details

Width: 30 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1979

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: USFS - Trail information

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Ann Hart
Recreation technician
Burns Ranger District
HC 74 Box 12878
Hines , OR 97738
(541) 573-4300



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