Dayville is a sweet little high desert town situated along Highway 26 seven miles from the scenic Picture Gorge at the west end of the John Day valley along the scenic route between Redmond, OR and Boise, ID.

Whether you like hunting, fishing, bicycling (road or gravel), hiking, birdwatching, or just relaxing, Dayville has a lot packed into a small space. C'mon by the Merc and we can give you tips on where to go and what to do. 

Ochoco Mountains

Black Canyon Wilderness

Malheur National Forest

Old West Scenic Bikeway

South Fork John Day River

John Day Fossil Beds National Monument