Frenchglen, Oregon
Frenchglen Oregon 97736

Frenchglen 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.