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Peavy Cabin

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About This Campground

Peavy Cabin was built in 1934 by Dr. George Wilcox Peavy, Dean of the School of Forestry at Oregon Agricultural College (later Oregon State University). The facility was used as his outdoor laboratory to instruct forestry students.

The cabin was then turned over to the Forest Service and used…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Cabins

Features

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites

Access

  • Drive In
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Location

Peavy Cabin is located in Oregon

Directions

North of Baker City, take U.S. Hwy 30 (Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway) to Haines. At Haines, turn west on County Rd 1146, staying with the Scenic Byway to Anthony Lakes. Continue on the Scenic Byway (now Forest Service Road 73) past the Elkhorn Summit for approximately 8 miles. Turn left (east) on FSR 380 and travel approximately 3 miles to the end of the road to Peavy Cabin. South of Baker City, take State Hwy 7 to the Sumpter Junction. Turn right and follow the Elkhorn Drive Scenic Byway through Sumpter and on to Granite. From Granite, proceed north for approximately 7 miles on FSR 73 (Scenic Byway) to North Fork John Day Campground. Turn east. Continue approximately 5 miles on the Scenic Byway, turn right on FSR 380 and go 3 miles to Peavy Cabin. CAUTION: FSR 380 is a native surface road and is not intended or suitable for low clearance passenger vehicles. Four-wheel drive and high clearance vehicles are strongly recommended. In spring, when the snow is melting and during rainy weather, road conditions can be hazardous due to washouts and possibly high water on the road. Please ask for current road conditions prior to driving the road. FSR 73 is closed in the winter from Anthony Lakes Ski area to Granite.

Coordinates

44.91000046 N
118.26500075 W

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