Frenchglen Oregon 97736
was named after Pete French and Dr. Hugh Glenn who was
Pete French's father-in-law. The "P" Ranch
was established in 1872 as the headquarters for French-Glenn
Livestock Co. Pete French owned 150,000 acres at the base
of the Steens Mountain, in what is now known as the Frenchglen
Valley. He was unarmed when allegedly shot and killed by
Ed Oliver on December 26, 1897 over a fencing dispute.
Frenchglen Hotel, Steens Mountain Loop Drive, Wild Horses, and the Malheur Wildlife
Refuge. Steens Mountain Packers, a guide service located near Frenchglen, offer
pack trips, trail rides, helicopter tours, and much more. Steens Mountain Rim
Run is an annual event that takes place the first Saturday of August.