A 50-mile Type I and II byway that parallels the South Fork of the John Day River through a scenic canyon in central Oregon. The South Fork John Day River Back Country Byway parallels the river through its scenic canyon for 50 miles from Dayville to the northern border of Malheur National Forest. The Type I and II byway offers solitude, fishing, primitive camping, hiking, and great views all along its length.
Special Attractions: South Fork of the John Day Wild and Scenic River, camping, fishing, hiking, wildlife observation, scenic views. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
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