Rates and Policies


Dormitory lodging is available to groups only. They come with or without full kitchen facilities.

per person

Standard Dorm


With Cooking Facilities


With Cooking Facilities, Private Rooms and A/C


Kitchenettes are available for individuals or small groups. Private bedrooms with shared living room, kitchen (fully equipped), and bathroom. These units have A/C and are comfortable and popular.

2 People


(single $10 discount/add’l per person $10)

Winter Rates through end of March   $80

Mobile Homes are available in three different types: single wide 2 bedroom, large 2 bedroom and three bedroom. All but one are only available seasonally. We do keep a single wide 2 bedroom heated and available all winter.

2 People

Small single wide 2 bedroom


Large 2 bedroom


Large 3 bedroom


(single $10 discount/add’l per person $10)

RV Hookups. Dry Camp must be self contained.  No cooking and bathroom facilities.

per day

Full RV Hookup


Dry Camping


Pet policy: $10 per night
Pets are allowed but not on the furniture please. No charge in RV. All pets must be declared and leased. Please pick up after your pet.

Dining Hall Meals

(Served for 30 minutes)

The Dining Hall is only open when we have active programs. Please select your meals when making reservations. Confirm any changes in group numbers with MSF office at least 7 days prior to your arrival.
No refunds on meals without 7 day notice.

Breakfast in dining room (7:30 AM)

Adults & Grades 7-12


Grades K-6


Build a lunch at breakfast

Adults & Grades 7-12


Grades K-6


Diner in dining room (6 PM)

Adults & Grades 7-12


Grades K-6


All children 4 & under eat for free

Educational Programs

Pricing includes dining and lodging.

May 2021 – TBA – Join Harry Fuller for a chance to see the results of the on-going spring migration.

Full cost: $900 or $850 with RV

Cut off date: April 8th

June 2021 – TBA – Join Harry Fuller for a chance to see most of the nesting species of Harney County.

Full cost: $900 or $850 with RV

Cut off date April 29th

Sept – 2021TBA– Join Harry Fuller for a full day in the Steens where we will go to the peak at just under 10,000 feet elevation.

Full cost: $1000 or $950 with RV

Cut off date July 29th

Sept 2021 – TBA Ever wonder how the landscape of Harney County came to be?

Full cost: $1000 or $950 with RV

Cut off date August 24

Reservation Policies

50% deposit is required to hold your reservation. Upon receipt of deposit check you will receive an email confirmation of your reservation. Full payment balance due on arrival.

No Smoking policy in all buildings. Outside – stamp out completely and put in metal containers.

Quiet Hours: 10 PM – 6 AM. Please close curtains and blinds and turn off porch lighting to accommodate our dark sky viewers.

Check in time 4 PM – Check out time 11 AM

Cancellation Policy

10% processing fee deducted from all refunds.
Prorated refunds: 4+ weeks prior – 100%, 3+ weeks – 75%, 2+ weeks – 50%, 1 week – 25%, week or less – 0%.

A fee of 2% per month assessed on all past due accounts.
$25 NSF check charge.

Visit Us

We are located at 34848 Sodhouse Lane, Princeton, OR about 30 Miles SE of Burns.

Call Us

Our phone number is 541-493-2629. Normal office hours are 8 to 5. If we are out working in the field station please leave a message.

Contact Us

Email us at malheurfieldstation@gmail.com for a prompt response.

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Malheur Field Station