Morrow-Grant County Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) Park

TRAIL - UPDATES - 02-09-2017

Trails East of the 2128 Road are open to Class I, II, III, IV and snomobiles. Trails West of the 2128 Road are closed to all travel at this time.

There is currently between 24-36 inches of snow depending on location, with areas that have drifts on trails that are potentially deeper. The 21 road to the Day Use area located on the 2128 Road has been plowed, and checked once a week by crews in the area. Weather conditions can change rapidly during this time of year if traveling to area please check conditions.

If traveling from the Morrow/Grant OHV Park to USFS Lands adjacent to the park please check with the Umatilla National Forest Service: Heppner Ranger District as riding regulations may differ.

Enjoy the trails and if you see a fire please note the location and report to park personnel.

IF YOU ARE SEEKING OHV PARK INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE LEXINGTON OFFICE AT 541-989-8214.

THE LANDING LODGE

CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR SEASON
SCHEDULED TO REOPEN APRIL 8, 2017

Barb, John Harris and crew will be returning to operate the dinning facility at the OHV Park. If you are traveling through the area stop in and have a snack or a meal. For specials visit their Facebook page to see some of the great items that are offered at The Landing Lodge. To make reservations for dining please contact The Landing at 541-969-3822

IF YOU ARE SEEKING OHV PARK INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE LEXINGTON OFFICE AT 541-989-8214.

MUD PIT

The mud pit is closed for the season.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Returning for 2017 Season - YOUTH ACTIVITIES we are putting together craft workshops and seek and find activities. For additional activities for youth and families to enjoy visiting the park. Keep eye out in the events calendar.

 

HELP REQUESTED

We at Morrow County Parks strive to give our guest a wounderful stay. We try to be conservative and spend our funds wisely at all times. We try to keep our cost as low as possible and for example our showers at the OHV Park are free, donations for use are at users own discretion.

Interested in being a volunteer. There are a variety of things at all of the parks one can help with. If interested please contact one of the park personnel.

 

OHV Park

Morrow-Grant County OHV Park is part of the Morrow County Parks system. That is approximately 9,000 acres with 2,000 acres belong to Grant County. This encompasses a portion of the recreational trail system which Morrow County manages with a Memorandum of Understanding between the two counties. Morrow County owns and manages the remaining trail system as well as the campground.

This park is would not have been possible without the public support from Morrow and Grant County,  funding assistance from Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) and thousands of generously donated voluneer hours.  THANK YOU!

With the development of the park partner and relation-ships have been created with local businesses, volunteers, park guests and organizations such as; Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB), United States National Forest Service (USFS). It is our hopes that we can continue to forge forward with these groups and continue to provide a place that everyone can enjoy now and in the future.

Things to do and see

This park offers camping with a variety of amenities.  Trails for All Terrain Vehicles (ATV), hiking, and biking vary in difficulty levels from easy/beginner to difficult/expert. Horseshoe pits, golf driving range, playground and fishing ponds provide additional recreation while in the area.Wildlife from large and small game to a vast variety of birds native to the area are in abundance throughout the area. The Rolling Hills Hunting Preserve offers a large variety of bird hunting packages and is locally owned and operated. The John Day River (26 miles) and Bull Prairie Reservoir (12 miles) both offer additional angling as well as rafting, floating, and boating opportunities.

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OHV Park Bulletins

Campfire Restrictions

Image: Campfires AllowedCAMPFIRES PERMITTED DESIGNATED AREAS ONLY

THIS MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME please check with camphost at check-in to see if situation has changed as the web site may be out of date.

CAMPFIRES ALLOWED in DESIGNATED AREAS ONLY at Anson Wright Park, Cutsforth Park or OHV Park. NOTE: there are some campsites within these parks that campfires are NOT permitted. CHECK with camphost or reservation department for more infomration on the campsites affected.

With extreame fire conditions at an all time high, and fire crew resources at an all time low make sure that if you do have a fire it is DEAD OUT if not being attended. This includes night when you turn in for the day. If camp fires are left unattended you may be warned or even fined for leaving an unattended fire.

Morrow County Parks campfires are based off of the permits issued by the Oregon Department of Forestry and permission may change at any time dependant of weather and fire hazard conditions. Upon check-in with the camp host ask to see if still permitted.

 

Marked Trail Maps

Looking for marked trail maps?

Maps can be purchased at the OHV Park from the camp host or by contacting the main officein Lexington at 541-989-8214.

Below is a link to the FREE Trail Map for the OHV Park. Please note this map does not include trail numbers or difficulty levels of the trails.

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Attention ATV Riders!

Photo: ATV ClassMorrow County has a ATV training and evaluation facility on site.

For training/evaluation information visit:

We currently have certified instructors available!

  • Improve Riding Skills
  • Build Confidence
  • Get Kids Started Right
  • Put you in touch with fellow ATV enthusiasts and ATV clubs near you.
  • Provide resources for Lifelong Learning and Safety Renewal
  • Learn how to Tread Lightly!

OHV Park Guestbook

We're glad you are here. We hope that you found our website and parks to be user-friendly and useful, and we love to hear feedback from our users on what you liked and what you’d like to see more of in the future. (Please stay tuned while we update the ability to sign our guestbook.)

We hope to see you real soon at one of our parks.

Apr. 20, 2016 from Jay Mahn

Great Park coming up again to do Volunteer work had lots of fun last year. Greg and Jerry made...

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Nov. 2, 2015 from Terry Crowder

will be up late spring 2016 to ride quads on the trails

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Oct. 16, 2015 from Ron Weber

We just spent the lat weekend riding in the park and had a great time but we lost one of our...

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May. 17, 2015 from Jay Mahn

What a great facility. Myself and Rand and Jan barker recently volunteered there in late May. We...

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Apr. 8, 2015 from Tim

Wish there was a map online of the OHV park boundary and trail details.

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Oct. 27, 2014 from Burke O'Brien

We at Morrow County Parks strive to give our guest a wounderful stay. We try to be conservative...

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Jun. 30, 2014 from Robin Cook

Morrow County OHV is unbelievable! I have been ridding here for about 10 years and it keeps...

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May. 31, 2014 from Gregor Mitchell

Just checking. Hope to be out there this summer.

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May. 13, 2014 from Tom Baker

I found this place when I was on a quad about in 2012 and have been back several times, it's...

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Feb. 11, 2014 from Peter Pineda

Our family and friends come here every year for the last 4 yrs. Hate to tell people about the...

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Jan. 10, 2014 from Mike & Brenda Coombs

Hi there,

I'm having a hard time navigating on your new web sight to find the web cam for...

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Jan. 7, 2014 from Turner's Bunch

June 2013- Had a good time except for the weather it rained for most of our stay so we're...

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Jul. 30, 2013 from Michael Brinkerhoff

Just returned home from another great week at the OHV Park! The facilities are great and the...

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Nov. 15, 2012 from Gary and Mary Duncan

We just returned from a four day weekend at Morrow County OHV park where fellow riders from...

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Aug. 12, 2012 from Danielle

Had a wonderful week in the OHV Park. Peaceful,wild life all around. BATHROOMS were TOP notch....

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Mar. 22, 2012 from Don Kennedy

 When will the OHV Cam be back online? All of our riding crew often check this to see...

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Aug. 15, 2011 from Baileys

Great job on the showers! It is so nice to be able for everyone in the group to take their...

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Jun. 26, 2011 from The Salmon Family

The Salmon Family wants to extend a grateful “Well Done” to all who have help create...

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Jun. 5, 2011 from Loran Ayles

Just wanted to write to once again comment on how great a park and facility the folks at Morrow...

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May. 24, 2011 from DeMinimis

Thanks again to Morrow OHV staff and volunteers for another great weekend! The new showers...

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May. 16, 2011 from Scott Glidewell

LOVE THE OHV PARK!!! Me my wife, daughter and son-in-law started coming to the OHV Park 5 years...

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Morrow County Parks | Morrow County Public Works Department | 365 W. Hwy 74 | PO Box 428 | Lexington, Oregon 97839

Direct Line:  541-989-8214 | Phone: 541-989-9500 | Email: mcparks@co.morrow.or.us

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