A former church is now the Prairie City Community Center, with a gorgeous view of the Strawberry Mountains.
Bicyclists are a common site in the warmer months.
Visit our historic downtown to find exceptional restaurants, antique stores, shopping and much more!
Surrounded by the Strawberry Mountains, Malheur National Forest, Old West Scenic Byway and much more, Prairie City is the perfect destination.
Take a leisurely drive to discover Grant County's rich agricultural heritage. You'll see ranches, cattle and maybe even a cowboy or two.
Five miles east of Prairie City sits an oversized Conestoga Wagon. Stop here to take in the panoramic view, featuring the John Day Valley, Strawberry Mountains and Strawberry Mountain Wilderness Area.
Prairie City, Oregon
Prairie City is located in Eastern Oregon, where there are miles of scenic byways and alpine vistas great for motorcycling and bicycling enthusiasts. Working cattle ranch country and basalt canyons are still the place for explorers to make their mark.
Sitting on the edge of a vast grassland, surrounded by the Strawberry Mountains on one side and layers of ancient lava rock on the other, the area’s lakes and rivers are popular with fishermen casting for steelhead and mountain trout. It is an easy trip to the trailhead of the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness for excellent day or multi-day hikes or horseback trips.
Prairie City sits on the Journey Through Time Oregon Scenic Byway and offers visitors several shopping, dining and lodging choices in its historic main street area. You will find gas, groceries, gifts, and souvenirs. There are restaurants, banks, beauty salon, DeWitt Museum and RV Park, antique store, coffee shop, plant nursery with gardening supplies, nursing home, hospice service, churches, western wear store, and lodging at your choice of several Bed and Breakfasts, vacation rentals or hotel.