Murderers Creek Guard Station

Prairie City, OR
  • Cabins


Murderer's Creek Guard Station is in the heart of the Malheur National Forest, in central Oregon. It makes an excellent base camp for back country recreating, and is a cozy retreat for a couple and a fun opportunity to imagine the life of the early day forest rangers. The historic guard station is one of the oldest standing buildings in the forest. The cabin contains some modern amenities and can be accessed by vehicle. Guests are responsible for their own travel arrangements and safety, and must bring several of their own amenities. There is no water at the guard station; guests must bring their own water for drinking, cooking and cleaning Bears may frequent the area; use appropriate containers for food and garbage ( learn more about bear safety ) The cabin remains locked; a combination code will be contained in the reservation confirmation letter Guests should contact the Ranger Station before arrival to confirm that road closures or weather conditions won’t affect a visit Learn more about the The Malheaur National Forest Don’t Move Firewood: Please protect Pacific Northwest forests by preventing the spread of invasive species. Firewood can carry insects and diseases that can threaten the health of our western forests. You can make a difference by obtaining and burning your firewood near your camping destination. Visit for further information.


  • Fire Pit
  • Picnic Table
  • Propane
  • Restroom

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Murderers Creek Guard Station


Prairie City Ranger District: 327 SW Front Street, P.O. Box 337 , Prairie City, Oregon, 97869

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