The "Grand Canyon" of Oregon!
Deep down into the 1,000-foot canyons of eastern Oregon, you'll find the Owyhee River.
Originally named for a trio of Hawaiian trappers exploring the uncharted river, the name of the Owyhee is derived from an earlier version of "Hawaii".
Today this river is well-known by rafters for its remote beauty and technically challenging rapids. But it's also a protected Wild & Scenic River maintained by the BLM to ensure its millions of years of history and archaeological values will carry on to future generations.
Ready to make a trip to Oregon's grand canyon?
Visit us online for more info on the Owyhee River: on.doi.gov/X48Jw5