Abert Rim

Corinne Handelman

Abert Rim

Abert Rim is the largest exposed fault scarp in North America and, from the top, you will have a view of Lake Abert, Oregon’s most saline lake. Keep an eye out for bighorn sheep along this hike. A herd was introduced in 1974 to help perpetuate the species. Other wildlife you might see includes...

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Business Members

Oregon Natural Desert Association is proud to work alongside businesses, large and small, to accomplish our conservation goals. These business members contribute to our mission by providing funding, product donations, and event hosting support. And, their support shows their commitment to protecting Oregon’s high desert lands, waterways and wildlife. Meet our partners who make...

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Happy Birthday!
Oregon Desert Trail Turns Five

In the spring of 2014, ONDA released a basic map-set for an ambitious route we’d started to call the “Oregon Desert Trail.” It wasn’t long before a few hikers set their sights on completing the route. Over the past five years, we’ve developed and refined many new resources to make our challenging eastern Oregon...

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ODT Photo Monitoring

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Steens Mountain Wilderness Trail Work along Big Indian Gorge

Backpack into Big Indian Gorge on this trail work trip.

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Fremont National Recreation Trail Work for National Public Lands Day

Help maintain trail with the local community on a scenic section of trail in the Fremont Forest for National Public Lands Day.

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Fremont National Recreation Trail Work

Help maintain trail on a scenic section of trail in the Fremont Forest.

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Steens Mountain Wilderness Nye Trail Work

Help us maintain a trail from the top of Steens down into Little Blitzen Gorge.

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