As of July 2011 (and probably until next year) the ranger station in Prairie City is closed for reconstruction. You can get information at the US Forest Services Ranger Station in John Day - 431 Patterson Bridge Rd., (541) 575-2110.
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."