The Malheur National Forest is a National Forest in the U.S. state of Oregon. It contains 1.7 million acres (6900 km²) in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon. The forest include high desert grasslands, sage, juniper, pine, fir, and other tree species. Elevations vary from about 4000 feet (1200 m) to the 9038 foot (2754 m) peak of Strawberry Mountain. The Strawberry Mountains extend east to west through the center of the forest. U.S. Route 395 runs south to north through the forest, while U.S. Route 26 runs east-west.