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.
"So I was sitting in my cubicle today, and I realized, ever since I started working, every single day of my life has been worse than the day before it. So that means that every single day that you see me, that's on the worst day of my life."
--Peter Gibbons (Office Space)