Ochoco Mountains, COA 173

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Immediately adjacent to John Day River area, at the border of Wheeler and Crook Counties

COA ID: 173

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

  • Eastern Oregon Bird Conservation Plan
  • Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project (updated 2014)

Potential Partners

  • Bureau of Land Management
  • US Forest Service

Special Features


  • Adjacent to Black Canyon Wilderness Area
  • Includes part of North Fork Crooked River Wild and Scenic Designation
  • Streams throughout this area provide significant habitat for inland Columbia Basin redband trout

Protected Areas

  • Black Canyon Wilderness
  • Delintment Lake
  • North Fork Crooked River
  • North Fork Wilderness Study Area
  • Ochoco National Forest
  • Prineville District
  • Round Mountain
  • Spanish Gulch


Strategy Habitats

    Strategy Species