Lower John Day River, COA 153

Photo Credit: Steve Cherry, ODFW

Area follows the lower John Day River and surrounding habitats.

COA ID: 153

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

Special Features


  • Area provides significant habitat for bighorn sheep, golden eagles, peregrine falcons and many other sensitive species
  • John Day River canyon includes large blocks of native Strategy Habitats

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID BM-03 (Lower John Day River area)
  • 2006 COA ID CP-05 (Lower John Day River)

Protected Areas

  • BLM Prineville District
  • Clarno State Park
  • Cottonwood Canyon State Park
  • John Day Fossil Beds
  • John Day River
  • John Day, Chaparral Access
  • John Day, Chaparral Recreation Association
  • John Day, Hilderbrand
  • John Day, Wild and Scenic River designation
  • Lower John Day Wilderness Study Area
  • North Pole Ridge Wilderness Study Area
  • Pats Cabin Wilderness Study Area
  • Pine Creek Conservation Area
  • Spring Basin Wilderness


Strategy Habitats

    Strategy Species