Diary of the Owyhee

Bonnie Olin gazes over the Owyhee Canyonlands in an image from her book, “The Owyhee River Journals.” Photo: Mike Quigley

Bonnie Olin and her husband, Mike Quigley, believe a trip to the Owyhee Canyonlands is rewarding on multiple levels. The… Read more »

Magnificent Owyhee

Appreciating an Owyhee sunset.

Matt Skroch of Pew’s Western Lands Initiative journeyed into the Owyhee Canyonlands last spring. Despite tough weather, he was blown… Read more »

Secrecy or Publicity?

Hikers enjoy an Owyhee canyon. Nancy Burgon and Todd Wells decided to share their knowledge of the Owyhee Canyonlands to help protect it. Photo: Jim Davis.

It’s difficult when more people start frequenting our favorite places, write Bend-area residents Nancy Burgon and Todd Wells. These avid… Read more »

Packrafting the Owyhee

There were portages involved, but packrafting the Middle Fork of the Owyhee River made for a stunning journey. Photo: Jon Muyskens

Ever heard of packrafting? It combines backpacking and rafting, and it’s perfect for exploring some sections of Oregon’s Owhyee Canyonlands…. Read more »