Owyhee Below Dam

Area of Critical Environmental Concerns - Oregon

A majestic and overlooked area on the primary road to Lake Owyhee State Park, the Lower Owyhee Canyon area includes the Owyhee River Below the Dam Area of Critical Environmental Concern in and around the Owyhee River canyon just north of the Owyhee Dam. This area features the controlled-flowing Owyhee River with its narrow canyon bottom and picturesque canyon slopes and walls. Paralleling the river, a two-lane asphalt county road bisects the ACEC and leads visitors to popular Lake Owyhee State Park and the 53-mile-long Owyhee Reservoir.
Owyhee Below Dam ACEC https://www.blm.gov/programs/recreation/recreation-activities/oregon-washington A majestic and overlooked area on the primary road to Lake Owyhee State Park, the Lower Owyhee Canyon area includes the Owyhee River Below the Dam Area of Critical Environmental Concern in and around the Owyhee River canyon just north of the Owyhee Dam. This area features the controlled-flowing Owyhee River with its narrow canyon bottom and picturesque canyon slopes and walls. Paralleling the river, a two-lane asphalt county road bisects the ACEC and leads visitors to popular Lake Owyhee State Park and the 53-mile-long Owyhee Reservoir.

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