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Our annual Chief Joseph Rally is scheduled for
June 17 - 20, 2021
in John Day, Oregon!

The rally will be at the Grant County Fairgrounds, in the historic western town of 
John Day, Oregon, nestled in the scenic Strawberry Mountains.  Join us for a weekend of terrific riding, seminars, food and fellowship. John Day, Oregon is located at the Junction of Hwys 395 and 26. Enjoy the West’s best riding: gold and cattle country, refreshing mountain passes, painted hills, river canyons, and wide open desert. All this in one day’s riding! Visit the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument or any of four different museums. Begin planning your trip now! Oregon is for Riders! Come to John Day and see what we mean!

Green grass camping.  Free showers.  Door Prizes.  Vendors.  Rider Awards. Seminars.  Beer Garden.  Complimentary morning coffee & tea.  Guided rides (paved and GS routes).  Rider Skill classes offered by Team Oregon.  Maps for self-guided rides (paved and GS routes).  Motorcycle movies each evening.    

Watch this page for further information on registration and rally schedule.



Camping at the fairgrounds Thursday, Friday, & Saturday nights is included in your registration.  If you plan to arrive early to the fairgrounds on Wednesday, you'll be expected to pay the fairgrounds privately at the camping kiosk for Wed night camping.  ($15/night)

Separate reservations and fees apply for the use of the adjoining RV park.  Contact:
Grant County Fairgrounds RV Park

411 NW Bridge St,

John Day, OR 97845

Other accommodations in John Day are within walking distance to the fairgrounds:

Best Western Inn John Day

315 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845


America's Best Value Inn

390 W Main St, John Day, OR 97845



Dreamers Lodge Motel
144 N Canyon Blvd, John Day, OR 97845

John Day Motel
250 E Main St, John Day, OR 97845

John Day Valley Rentals

several cottages near the fairgrounds

6 miles west of John Day:
Clyde Holliday State Park

In Dayville, 30 miles west of John Day:
Fish House Inn & RV Park


In Prairie City, 13 miles east of John Day:
Historic Hotel Prairie


Depot RV Park