At the north end of Picture Gorge, highways US 26 and State 19 intersect. Sheep Rock Unit is on Hwy 26 east of Prineville about 78 miles and west of John Day about 38 miles. The visitor center and headquarters are a couple of miles north on Highway 19.Directions
Habitat and Birds
Look for hawks and eagles in the air, bluebirds and sparrows on the fences and ducks and geese in the fields and river. At Goose Rock https://goo.gl/maps/UHh2BxgHP5E5GC4p6, a mile or two north of the visitor center, White-throated Swifts nest. A couple of miles farther, take the short Blue Basin trail and listen for Canyon Wren. National Park Service Website http://www.nps.gov/joda/sheep-rock.htm.