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 »

Owyhee Canyonlands: Blissfully off-the-grid

Bob DenOuden compares views down into Toppin Canyon in the Owyhee to those in southern Utah.

In this age, when highways crisscross most of the land, a truly off-the-grid adventure is difficult to come by. Eugene… Read more »

Outside Magazine honors Owyhee Canyonlands

Hikers explore the West Little Owyhee Canyon in the Owyhee Canyonlands.

The Owyhee Canyonlands are attracting attention again! OUTSIDE, America‚Äôs leading active lifestyle brand, has selected the Oregon Desert Trail as… Read more »