The Forrest Ranch property was acquired by the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs in 2002. The acquisition is comprised of two parcels: the parcel on the upper mainstem John Day River, known as the “Mainstem Forrest Conservation Area” and the parcel on the Middle Fork John Day River, known as the “Middle Fork Forrest Conservation Area”. The former is 3,445 acres and found a mile east of Prairie City. The latter parcel is 786 acres along four miles of the Middle Fork John Day River, just below Bates, Oregon.