Oregon Route 205
|Maintained by ODOT|
|Length:||73.35 mi (118.05 km)|
|South end:||Roaring Springs Ranch|
|North end:||OR 78 in Burns|
Oregon Route 205 is an Oregon state highway running from OR 78 near Burns to Roaring Springs Ranch. OR 205 is known as the Frenchglen Highway No. 440 (see Oregon highways and routes). It is 73.35 miles (118.05 km) long and runs north–south, entirely within Harney County.
OR 205 has been designated the High Desert Discovery Scenic Byway by the Bureau of Land Management. Part of OR 205 also is used in the Steens Mountain Back Country Byway, a loop road around Steens Mountain.
OR 205 begins at an intersection with OR 78 approximately one mile east of Burns. It heads south, crossing the Malheur Wildlife Refuge several times, through Frenchglen to Roaring Springs Ranch, where it ends.
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|73.35||Roaring Springs Ranch||End of Route|
- Oregon Department of Transportation, Descriptions of US and Oregon Routes, http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/TRAFFIC/TEOS_Publications/PDF/Descriptions_of_US_and_Oregon_Routes.pdf, page 18.
- Oregon Department of Transportation, Frenchglen Highway No. 440, ftp://ftp.odot.state.or.us/tdb/trandata/maps/slchart_pdfs_1980_to_2002/Hwy440_1996.pdf
- Harney County Chamber of Commerce, Scenic Byway, http://www.harneycounty.com/BywaysTour1.pdf
- Orbitz, Steens Mountain National Back Country Byway - Oregon Scenic Drives, http://www.gorp.com/parks-guide/travel-ta-scenic-drives-malheur-national-wildlife-refuge-frenchglen-oregon-sidwcmdev_052653.html