Hotel Prairie is the place to stay while enjoying the recreational opportunities of Grant County and surrounding areas. Situated about mid-way on the Oregon Scenic Byway ‘Journey through time’, Prairie City offers many scenic and recreational opportunities.
Nearby you can explore the John Day River and Valley, Malheur National Forest and the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness with lakes and waterfalls, the DeWitt Museum at Depot Park, the Kam Wah Chung Museum, and the John Day Fossil Beds and Thomas Condon Interpretive Center should not be missed. With such a wide variety of outdoor activities, all cyclists, sportsmen and women, and outdoor enthusiasts are invited to spend their nights in a comfortable hotel after long days of enjoying the beautiful area.
Snowy backdrop of Strawberry Mountain beyond Prairie City
Mountain goats at Strawberry Lake
Logs floating in Magone Lake
Bouquet of flowers picked around Magone Lake
Colored waters in shallows of Magone Lake
Fishing from the pier at Magone Lake
Strawberry Mountain in late summer or early fall
Snowy winter landscape
Wooded shores of Magone Lake
Strawberry Mountain Wilderness
Hiking around Magone Lake
Star Ridge View
Dog swimming in Magone Lake
Sledding at Star Ridge
Boating on Magone Lake
Old West Scenic Bikeway map
The hotel is located on Front Street in Prairie City; a location that makes eateries, antique stores, gift shops, drug and hardware store, and fishing and hunting information all within two blocks.
Prairie City Community Events
Grant County Chamber of Commerce
A Brief History of Prairie City
Who was John Day?
Balsamroot & giant puffball
Slender Woodland Star
Penstemon blooming in the rocks
Mountain Phlox and Sedum
puffball seed head
blooming in the rocks
lily seed pod