Recreation & Conservation in the Owyhee

GET OUT INTO OUR WILD BACKYARD

Friends of the Owyhee exists to promote conservation advocacy, stewardship, and recreation in the Owyhee region. We work collaboratively with conservation and recreation groups, landowners, ranchers, tribes, sportsman, and government agencies to help ensure the Owyhee’s unique ecological, cultural, and recreational resources are protected for future generations to experience and enjoy.

LET'S GET OUT INTO THE OWYHEE TOGETHER

Single-day & Multi-day Trips in the Owyhee

Earth Day Yoga: Lions Park

Free yoga class in Lions Park in Ontario, OR. No registration required.

When: 8–9AM, April 22

Earth Day Hike: Pinnacle Point

Short, 4–5 mile day hike up to Pinnacle Point near Snively Hot Springs. 

When: 10AM–6PM, April 22

Anderson Crossing Trip

Self-supported, 3-day car camping adventure south of Jordan Valley, OR.

When: May 13–16

Owyhee Outdoor Youth Programming

Nature Explorers

City-based science education program for children ages 4-14.

When: 4–5PM, Mondays/Tuesdays in May

Owyhee Science Field Camp

Child & parent camping and outdoor education opportunity. 

When: May 21–23

Owyhee Geology Series

Educational day trips suitable for individuals ages 8 and up (adults welcome!). 

Next trip: May 7

Stewardship Opportunities & Clean-ups

Owyhee River Clean-up

Trash clean-up at Watchable Wildlife Area near Snively Hot Springs. Gear provided.

When: 10AM–2PM, April 24

FSS: Adopt-a-Highway

Trash clean-up on US Route 95 at Idaho-Oregon border near Jordan Valley. 

When: 9AM–1PM, May 1

CHECK OUT OUR NOTES FROM THE FIELD 

Mailing address:

PO Box 96

Ontario, OR 97914

Physical address:

790 SW 3rd Ave

Ontario, OR 97914

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Friends of the Owyhee is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. EIN/Tax ID number 83-2527575.