North Fork John Day River 2, COA 169

The North Fork John Day River 2 COA in the Blue Mountains ecoregion. Photo Credit: Keith Kohl, ODFW

To the east of North Fork John Day River 1, this area encompasses high quality habitat for Strategy Species surrounding John Day Wilderness Area and near the town of Granite.

COA ID: 169

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

  • Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project

Potential Partners

  • The Nature Conservancy
  • US Forest Service

Special Features


  • North Fork John Day Wild and Scenic River
  • Provides migratory corridor for big game
  • Supports the largest run of anadromous fish within the North Fork John Day Basin

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID BM-11 (Upper Grande Ronde area)
  • 2006 COA ID BM-12 (North Fork John Day River)

Protected Areas

  • Granite - Clear Creek Anadromous Spawning Area
  • John Day River, North Fork
  • Malheur National Forest
  • North Fork John Day River - Granite Creek National Recreation Trail
  • North Fork John Day Wilderness
  • Olive Lake Recreation Area
  • Umatilla
  • Vinegar Hill - Indian Rock
  • Wallowa Whitman


Strategy Habitats

    Strategy Species