An epic place to view our night skies

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

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

Deer hunting in the Owyhee

Mule deer are found throughout the Owyhee Canyonlands. Photo: Larry Arbanas.
Ryan Meek grew up just outside the Owyhee Canyonlands and spent plenty of time there hunting and fishing. Here, he shares why it's amazing to hunt in such a vast, intact landscape. Read More

Birding in the Owyhee

Burrowing owls are one of the avian species that calls the Owyhee Canyonlands home. Photo: Nick Dobric
Longtime Oregonian Alice Elshoff shares that the Owyhee Canyonlands offers amazing birding and why industrial development would damage that. Read More