Eastern Oregon is a vast region of the state of Oregon, encompassing over half of its land area. It is known for its rugged landscapes, including the high desert, stunning mountain ranges, and winding rivers. The region is also known for its agriculture, particularly for the production of wheat, hay, and cattle. Eastern Oregon is home to several charming small towns, historic sites, and recreational areas, including the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, the Wallowa Mountains, and the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to Eastern Oregon for its opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, and hunting.