A first view of the Owyhee Canyonlands

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Climber Graham Zimmerman was awed by his first encounter with the Owyhee Canyonlands and has returned since. Photo courtesy Graham Zimmerman.
Graham Zimmerman has explored the globe, from Alaska to Patagonia to Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan. He calls Oregon’s Owyhee Canyonlands one of the truly spectacular areas of the American West. Read More

An epic place to view our night skies

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The Owyhee Canyonlands is home to some of the darkest remaining skies in the lower 48. Photo: Sean Bagshaw
Dan Roper lives on the west side of the Cascades in southern Oregon and loves to spend time in Oregon’s high desert. Among his favorite places are the Owyhee Canyonlands, camping beneath it's amazing stars. This week offers a prime chance to spot stars in the Owyhee during the Leonid meteor shower. Read More

Fishing the Owyhee

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Anglers in the Owyhee Canyonlands get the chance to hook native redband trout. Photo: Tim Neville
Bob Rees -- sixth-generation Oregonian, fishing guide, hunter and executive director for the Association of Northwest Steelheaders -- loves fishing the Owyhee Canyonlands. Read More