Steens Mountain

Description:

Rising 9,700 feet above sea level, Steens Mountain is the highest peak in the northern Great Basin desert. The East Rim Overlook provides a stunning view of this rugged country. The 66-mile Steens Mountain Loop Road offers visitors a chance to see bighorn sheep, as well as prairie falcons, American Kestrels, and other birds of prey.

Directions:

From Burns, take State Highway 78 southeast for approximately 2 miles. Then turn right onto State Highway 205 and travel south for 60 miles to Frenchglen. Just past Frenchglen, turn left onto the Steens Mountain Loop Road.

Phone:

541-573-4400

Email:

BLM_OR_BU_Mail@blm.gov

Address:

Burns District 28910 Hwy 20 West Hines, OR 97738

Activities:

Auto Touring Boating Camping Interpretive Programs Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Off Highway Vehicle Picnicking Winter Sports Wildlife Viewing

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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