Birch Creek Historic Ranch
Vale District | OR
Season Dates: 3/15 - 10/15
BIRCH CREEK RANCH ROAD WILL BE CLOSED FROM 12/1/2015 UNTIL 2/15/2016 DUE TO SEASONAL ROAD HAZARD. Birch Creek Historic Ranch serves as the primary take-out for floaters on the lower section (downstream of Rome, Oregon) of the Owyhee Wild and Scenic River. The Birch Creek Historic Ranch buildings and remains offer a glimpse of the earliest Euro-American settlement in Owyhee Canyon. Camping, fishing, photography, and wildlife viewing are all pleasurable pastimes in this historic setting. A five-unit campground with fire rings and picnic tables is located along the river.
The Birch Creek Historic Ranch is located in the southeast corner of Oregon in Malheur County. From Highway 95, 8 miles north of Jordan Valley, turn west at the Jordan Craters sign onto Cow Creek Road. Follow Bureau of Land Management Owyhee River access signs 28 miles to the ranch.