As you travel along the Ochoco Highway, you will pass through the Ochoco National Forest and then on to wide-open expanses of ranch and farmland. The roadway passes alongside various mountain streams and through wildflower-covered meadows.
If you are planning a trip from any place to the east of Central Oregon, this is a great scenic route to take to get there. Connecting with Vale, Oregon and then on to Ontario which is just northwest of Boise, Idaho – the Ochoco Highway is a link for traffic headed to Central Oregon. If you are just looking for a wonderful day trip and/or adventure in the Ochoco Forest and the lands beyond, take the time to explore the area that can be found along the Ochoco Highway.