MERA Schedule of Events

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April 1 Trail 409 reopened to motorized access
April 30 – May 1 Mt Emily Safari Shoot
May 14 Spring Cleaning – Volunteer Work Party for Motorized Trails at Fox Hill Trailhead 8:30AM-4PM
May 21 Spring Cleaning – Volunteer Work Party for Non-Motorized Trails at Owsley Canyon Trailhead 8:30AM-4PM
Y.S.E.P. Evaluation, Youth motorcycle hands on evaluation at Fox Hill Training Area
May 28 – 29 Mt Emily 3D Shoot
June 1 Start of grazing season, please close gates behind you
June 17 Free Mt Bike Demos by the Mountain Works and Flafstaff Sports, Shuttle Service provided by Range Tour & Shuttle Co., 10AM- 4PM
June 18 Mt Emily Madness/Dirty Poker Run and Enduro Mt Bike Race presented by the Union County Chamber of Commerce and the Blue Mountain Singletrack Trails Club. Register at The Mountain Works in La Grande, Flagstaff Sports in Baker City, or go to the Union County Chamber of Commerce web page: or Day of Race at Owsley Canyon Trailhead, registration starts at 7:30 AM
June 18-19 Mt Emily Field Shoot
July 16-17 Oregon State 3-D Shoot
August 20-21 Mt Emily Ethical Hunter Shoot
August 27 Drug Free Run at Owsley Canyon Trailhead presented by Union County Safe Communities Coalition
October 1 Equine Trail Challenge at Owsley Canyon Trailhead
Seasonal closure of trail 409.
MERA is winter range for elk in the area
October 15 End of grazing season