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Dayville/South Fork John Day River

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Bull Prairie Reservoir

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John Day Fossil Beds Nat. Monument Sheep Rock Unit

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Kimberly is located on Hwy 19 about 18 miles north from the Jct of Hwys 26 and 19. COUNTY LISTERS BEWARE: Hwy 19 basically skirts the county line. Any side trips west from this road will likely place you in Wheeler County.


Habitat and Birds

Kimberly is the lowest point in Grant County at 1845’ elevation and is located at the confluence of the North Fork and main stem John Day Rivers. This can be an interesting loop including Mt Vernon, Dayville, Kimberly, Monument, Long Creek, Fox and back to Mt Vernon. Highway 402 travels along the North Fork John Day River to Monument, and then climbs out of the canyon east to Long Creek. Bald Eagles may be found year round.