Useful Phone Numbers

Wallowa Mountains
Visitors Center

(541) 426-5546

Fly Fishing at Ice Lake

Fly Fishing at Ice Lake

Sitting atop the Matterhorn

Hiking the Eagle Cap

Bald Eagle at Wallowa Lake

Wildlife abounds
in Wallowa County

Tour the Zumwalt Prairie

Tour the Zumwalt with
The Wallowa Mountain Institute

Rafting Wallowa County

Wallowa County is a
Rafters Paradise

Salt Creek Summit

Winter Sports at
Salt Creek Summit

309 South River Street, Ste B
PO Box 427
Enterprise, OR 97828
(541) 426- 4622
(800) 585-4121
Fax (541) 426-2032

Recreation

Photography by Jeff Baird

Recreation in Wallowa County

The awe inspiring diversity of landscapes of the Wallowa Mountains and the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway in Northeast Oregon will hold a place in your heart. Wallowa County’s friendly communities are eager to greet you and share this wonderful destination.

Here are 13 suggestions for outdoor recreation in Wallowa County. Seasonal weather conditions may affect roads and activities in Wallowa County. Refer to listings at the end of this page and also contact the Forest Service Wallowa Mountain Visitor Center, 541.426.5546


This National Record Kokanee was caught by Wan Teece of Enterprise on March 24th, 2010.
It was 25 ½ inches long and weighed in at 8.23 lbs.
  • Wallowa Lake & Fishing! Rent a boat for a trip around Wallowa Lake or try your hand at fishing. The Wallowa Lake Marina provides paddle boats, canoes, row boats, small motor boats and a 21 foot Pontoon boat for your enjoyment. Parasail if you are ready for a one-in-a-life time memory. Fish throughout the year – catch Trout in early spring and Kokanee from late spring through August. For information contact the Wallowa Lake Marina, 541.432.9115.
  • Scenic Cycling! Have fun on an easy ride around one of Wallowa County’s friendly towns or the Wallowa Lake area or do a more challenging trip through Hells Canyon. Wallowa County is perfect for the cyclists! Hells Canyon Scenic Byway has been one of Cycle Oregon’s favorite spots. Maps and information: contact the FS Wallowa Mountains Visitors Center, 541.426.5546.
  • Hiking! Wallowa County is a hiker’s paradise. With miles of trails for all levels of hikers, the only difficulty is deciding where to start …Hells Canyon or the Eagle Cap Wilderness! There are 560 miles of trails in the Eagle Cap Wilderness and another 694 miles in the Hells Canyon Recreation Area and Hells Canyon Wilderness. Did you know the Wallowas have 20 peaks that rise above 9000 feet in elevation? When you come plan to spend an afternoon, a day, a week; you will need plenty of time to explore. Also don’t forget your wilderness pass. Maps and trail information: contact the FS Wallowa Mountains Visitors Center, 541.426.5546.
  • Wildlife & Birding! Wallowa County is rich in wildlife diversity. The Zumwalt Prairie, northeast of Enterprise, is one of Oregon’s premier sites for observing Birds of Prey. It is common to spot it all – hawks, falcons, owls, golden and bald eagles, in one early, spring morning tour. Wildlife is abundant! Herds of elk are frequently viewed from the roadside. Mountain Goats can be spotted in the higher elevations of the alpine Eagle Cap Wilderness. You may even spot a moose or two. As you look for wildlife, don’t forget to visit the rugged canyon country of the Hells Canyon Recreation Area. This region provides remote, rich habitats for – black bear, cougar, elk, mule deer, mountain goats, and bighorn sheep. Maps and information: contact the FS Wallowa Mountains Visitors Center, 541.426.5546.
  • Fly Fishing at its Best! The Snake River is listed as the 47th “Best Place” to fish in the world reported by Field and Stream and the BEST place in the world to catch a steelhead on a fly. Wow, we have it happening for fly fishing. Come here to hook that huge Steelhead or exceptional wild-tasting Trout. Maps and information: contact the FS Wallowa Mountains Visitors Center, 541.426.5546.
  • Photography! Wallowa County is a photographer’s heaven. From towering mountain peaks and alpine meadows to rimrock country and river canyons, there is a vista waiting to be captured by your camera. A careful eye will capture an abundance of wildlife with beautiful landscapes and it will lend itself to impressive photos. Be sure to bring your camera! For information contact the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce, 800.585.4121.
  • Natural History Tours! Sit back and relax while your knowledgeable guide takes you on a variety of tours. The Wallowa Mountain Institute (WMI) specializes in eco-tourism and rural education. Hells Canyon; Buckhorn Overlook that looks into the Imnaha River drainage; history tours of Wallowa County; wildlife and geology – are just a few of the custom-designed tours available. For information contact the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce, 800.585.4121.
  • Rafting, Kayaking, River Boats & Guides! If you want excitement, you can raft the best of Hells Canyon’s rapids including the famed “Wild Sheep” and “Granite Creek” rapids. On jet boat tours you will enjoy spectacular scenery, wildlife, and Indian pictographs. Maybe it is time for a guide to take you fishing at some of our premier sites. These tours are not limited to the Snake River! There are many wild & scenic rivers in Wallowa County and guides to show you an exceptional experience you will never forget. For information contact the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce, 800.585.4121 or Maps and information: contact the FS Wallowa Mountains Visitors Center, 541.426.5546.
  • Outfitters for the Backcountry! Rent a horse, spend an hour and ride up 1,000 feet to a spectacular view of Wallowa Lake or a whole day exploring the high lakes area of the Eagle Cap Wilderness. Better yet, book a custom-designed guided trip with experienced outfitters. Eagle Cap Wilderness is Oregon’s largest wilderness and Hells Canyon Recreation Area is maybe Oregon’s most rugged country. Guides are available to pack your gear into your desired locations. There are several guides eager to assist you with hunting expeditions. For information contact Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce, 800.585.4121 or Maps and information: contact FS Wallowa Mountains Visitors Center, 541.426.5546.
  • Winter in the Wallowas! All of Wallowa County is a winter recreation sanctuary for the individual wanting to escape the crowds and enjoy a true getaway. You will find that excellent backcountry skiing and snow shoeing opportunities abound in this remote region. The Wallowa Mountains are reputed for deep, dry, powder snow. Backcountry skiers of any skill level may find an experience to suit their desire; from gentle touring to more advanced telemarking. It’s often extreme and breathtaking. For information on guides contact Wing Ridge Ski Tours, 800.646.9050.
  • Salt Creek Summit Sno-Park! This park is located 20 miles southeast of Joseph, Oregon on FS Road 39. The Sno-Park provides 175 miles of designated snowmobile trails and over 20 miles of designated cross-country ski trails. This area offers open forest suitable for sledding, snowboarding, snow-shoeing, and other winter recreation activities. Seven loops of cross-country ski trails are rated from "Easy" to "Most Difficult" in the sno-park. Winter enthusiasts will be surprised to find a brand, new Salt Creek Summit Multi-Purpose Building that serves as a warming room during those cold winter days. Maps and information: contact the FS Wallowa Mountains Visitors Center, 541.426.5546.
  • Ferguson Ridge! (Down Hill Skiing) This local ski hill has a rope tow and T-bar serving 640 feet of vertical terrain. It is a perfect to learn to ski, snowboard or work on new techniques. The runs have a great view of the surrounding mountains and valley. There is no running water at Fergi so bring your own water and food. Maps and information: contact the FS Wallowa Mountains Visitors Center, 541.426.5546.

Recreation Members:

A Grande Ronde Guide

Address: 86335 Lewiston Highway Enterprise, OR 97828
Tele: 541-828-7780
Fax:
E-Mail: paradisetrees@cpcinternet.com
Contact: John or Brenda Sullivan
Web: www.agranderondeguide.com
Description: John Sullivan, local guide, is available year round for your fishing or sight-seeing pleasure on the Grande Ronde River in Northeast Oregon and Southwest Washington. Services include: drift boat trips for fishing, photography, natural history or sight-seeing, full day (8-9 hours) or half day, lunches & snacks on full day trips, all gear/flies or bring your own, transportation from point of take out back to Boggan's Oasis, customized trips for individuals or groups. Safety, courtesy, and enjoyment are our priorities.
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Alpine Meadows Golf Course

Address: PO Box 238/66098 Golf Course Road, Enterprise, OR 97828
Tele: (541) 426-3246
Fax:
E-Mail: manager@alpinemeadowsgolfcourse.com
Contact: Ken Storm, Manager
Web: www.alpinemeadowsgolfcourse.com
Description: Open: April 1st- October 15th - 7:00 a.m. daily during season, (rental clubs available) Fees: 9 holes $15.00, 18 holes $22.00, Elec. carts 9- $10.00, 18- $20.00 Gorgeous valley setting with great panoramic view of the Wallowa Mountains. Putting green, chipping area, driving range, and full service pro shop. Restaurant & Bar.
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Beamers Hells Canyon Tours

Address: 1451 Bridge Street, Clarkston, WA 99403
Tele: (800) 522-6966
Fax: (509) 758-3643
E-Mail: beamerstours@bhct.net
Contact: Kristin Kemak, Group Sales & Reservations
Web: www.hellscanyontours.com
Description: Industry leader in Hells Canyon jet boat tours and fishing charters for more than 30 years. Full day, half day, evening dinner cruises, overnight tours, fishing charters, and much more.
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Del Sol Wilderness Adventures

Address: 73520 Troy Rd. Wallowa OR 97857
Tele: (541)398-2088
Fax:
E-Mail: barry@barrycox.com
Contact: Barry Cox
Web: www.delsolwildernessadventures.com
Description: Del Sol Wilderness Adventures is a horseback packing and outfitting business operating in the Eagle Cap and Hells Canyon Wilderness. Del Sol offers packing services for hikers and campers, as well as horseback riding and fully catered deluxe camps. Del Sol provides access to some of the most remote wilderness areas in the Wallowa Mountains.
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Dun the Right Way Horses - Custom Training

Address: 63674 Hurricane Creek Rd, Enterprise, OR 97828
Tele: (541) 432-3867
Fax:
E-Mail: dunfoxy@gmail.com
Contact: Vixen Radford
Web: www.duntherightwayhorses.com
Description: Working horse ranch - Visitors welcome Come see the day to day life at a horse ranch. Stallions like 'spirit'- mares - foals and more. Break free from the trails at the lake and learn to catch, brush, saddle and ride. Take private, semi-private and group lessons in the arena and then trail ride into the sunset with your friends. Just minutes from Wallowa Lake. Easy access, retreats,camps, clinics and more to fit your wild ""Horse Dreams""
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Eagle Cap Extreme

Address:
Tele: 541-432-3507
Fax:
E-Mail: vp@eaglecapextreme.com
Contact: Randy Greenshields
Web: www.eaglecapextreme.com
Description: Eagle Cap Extreme.. The Eagle Cap Extreme is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Corporation governed by a 9 member Board of Directors. Contributions are Tax- deductible to the extent of the law. The Eagle Cap Extreme is Oregon’s only qualifying Race for both the Iditarod in Alaska and the Yukon Quest in Alaska/Canada along with being a winter destination for family oriented fun. The ECX provides two distances Mushing trails. There is a 100 mile, 8 Dog Race along with a 200 mile, 12 Dog Race. Both races will make their way through the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest which contains the Eagle Cap Wilderness. For information, please visit us on the web at www.eaglecapextreme.com or email us at info@eaglecapextreme.com . Volunteer applications can be obtained by emailing volunteers@eaglecapextreme.com . The Eagle Cap Extreme is an equal opportunity service provider and operates under a special use permit administered by the USDA Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
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Eagle Cap Fishing Guides

Address: PO Box 865, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: 800-940-3688
Fax:
E-Mail: mac@eaglecapfishing.com
Contact: Mac Huff
Web: www.eaglecapfishing.com
Description: Float and fish the Grande Ronde, Wallowa and Imnaha Rivers for Steelhead, Trout, and Smallmouth Bass. Fly and spey rod fishing and gear fishing trips. Services include Trailhead shuttle service on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, Eagle Cap Wilderness Area and Hells Canyon Recreation area. Authorized shuttle service under special use permit from the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
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Eagle Cap Shooters Association (ECSA)

Address: PO Box 928, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: 541-263-0801
Fax:
E-Mail: sdw69548@yahoo.com
Contact: Steve Wolfe
Web: www.eaglecapshooters.com
Description: ECSA is focused on shooting sports safety training and education. Over 60 members are trained Range Safety Officers and 40 are National Rifle Association Certified Instructors; qualified to teach: Range Safety Officer, Personal Protection/Concealed Carry, Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun and Reloading Courses. Members interests range from cowboy action, high power and small bore rifle and pistol, to muzzle loading, archery and shotgun sports. The Association is developing a 160 acre range 7 miles north of Enterprise which is open to members and the public.
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Eagle Cap Wilderness Adventures & Pack Station

Address: 59761 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 432-4959
Fax:
E-Mail: eaglecap@rocketmail.com
Contact: Kevin & June McElhaney
Web: www.eaglecapwildernesspackstation.com
Description: Hourly and all-day horseback rides into the Eagle Cap Wilderness, backpackers gear drop, drop camps, deluxe pack trips and wilderness set-up trips.
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Gilstrap Brothers Wine Company, LLC

Address: 69789 Antler Lane, Cove, OR 97824
Tele:
Fax:
E-Mail: warren@gilstrapbrothers.com
Contact: Warren L. Gilstrap
Web: www.gilstrapbrothers.com
Description: Established in 1993 -- Gilstrap Brothers continues to grow each and every year due to the demand for premium Oregon wines. At Gilstrap Brothers our goal will always be to produce exceptional wines and create a unique and personable wine tasting experience for you to enjoy. We look forward to your visit. Gilstrap Brothers Winery is located one mile up Antles Lane just off the Cove - LaGrande Highway (Oregon Hwy. 237). We are open to the public 11 - 4 on Wednesday through Saturday and 1-5 on Sunday. We also offer flexible hours for our out of town visitors wanting to tour the winery. Please call us at 866-568-4200 to make an appointment.
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Hells Canyon Adventures

Address: PO Box 159, Oxbow OR 97840
Tele: (541) 785-3352 or (800) 422-3568
Fax: (541) 785-3353
E-Mail: jetboat@hellscanyonadventures.com
Contact: Brandie Lincoln
Web: www.hellscanyonadventures.com
Description: Come to Hells Canyon for a remote, scenic and breathtaking rafting, jet boating or fishing experience down the rapdis of the Snake River in the deepest gorge in North America. While floating or jet boating from the South entrance of Hells Canyon you will enjoy the majestic mountains, incredible white water, wildlife, and a peaceful atmosphere. Most of our tours include a fresh, filling, buffet style lunch. We also do our best to accommodate any special dietary needs.
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Joseph Fly Shoppe, LLC

Address: PO Box 698/203 N. Main, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 432-4343
Fax:
E-Mail: flyshop@eoni.com
Contact: Rob Lamb
Web: www.josephflyshop.com
Description: Fishing outfitter, fishing supplies, tours, fly fishing lessons, workshops
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Joseph Hardware

Address: PO Box 756/15 South Main St., Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 432-2271
Fax: (541) 432-3931
E-Mail: johardware@gmail.com
Contact: James Johnson
Web: www.joseph.doitbest.com
Description: Hardware store in Joseph where you can get everything from supplies for your farm, house, garden, or hobby, and anything else you just might think of on the way. BIKE RENTALS
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Matterhorn Village

Address: 59950 Wallowa Lake Hwy., Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 432-4071
Fax:
E-Mail: Matterhornvillage@gmail.com
Contact: Mark and Gwen Thornberg
Web: www.thematterhornvillage.com
Description: We have a gift shop called the Die Alpen which offers a large variety of gifts, souvenirs, clothing and footwear. Our Matterhorn Ice Cream Shop is located in the rear of our gift shop offers Tillamook ice cream, espresso, coffee, Big Train drinks and pastries. New for 2011 is our Mt Pines Miniature Golf which will be an unique experience for everyone with a challenging course for the adults and fun for the kids; featuring waterfalls, fountains, putt - through log and a waterhole. Our Edelweiss Candy Shoppe will also be new for 2011 offering bulk candy, cotton candy, caramel corn and homemade fudge.
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Ninebark Outfitters

Address: 65881 Dobbin Rd., Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 426-4855
Fax:
E-Mail: ninebarkoutfitters@gmail.com
Contact: Dub Darneille
Web: www.ninebarkoutfitters.com
Description: Exclusive, private cabin in spectacular 2,000 ft. deep canyon setting. Offering: wilderness stream fishing, big game & wild bird hunting, hiking, and pack trips to remote cabin.
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OK Theater

Address: 208 West Main St., Enterprise, OR 97828
Tele: (541) 426-3565
Fax:
E-Mail: okmanager@ymail.com
Contact: Patsy & Ron Lusted
Web: www.theok.tk
Description: It's Showtime once again in Wallowa County!
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Scenic Meadows Go-Carts

Address: PO Box 912, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 432-9285
Fax:
E-Mail:
Contact: Greg Jarman
Web:
Description: Scenic Meadows Go Carts has everything: new go carts and track, mini golf, arcade, ping pong table, basketball, volleyball.....kids love it and parents will too.
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Snake Dancer Excursions

Address: 1550 Port Drive Suite B, Clarkston, WA 99403
Tele: (509) 758-8927
Fax:
E-Mail: sdexcursions@qwest.net
Contact: Gabe Cassell, Owner/Operator
Web: www.snakedancerexcursions.com
Description: Personal and safe HELLS CANYON, JET BOAT TOURS since 1970. We offer a variety of scenic tours with destinations to The Hells Canyon Dam, and our famous home-made buffet style lunch is included. Scenery - Wildlife - Whitewater Rapids - History - Petroglyphs - Fun - Memories to last a lifetime! Departure times available at Clarkston, Dug Bar and Pittsburg Landing.
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Snake River Adventures - Hells Canyon Tours

Address: 227 Snake River Ave, Lewiston, ID 83501
Tele: (800) 262-8874 or (208) 746-6276
Fax: (208) 746-9906
E-Mail: sra@lewistondsl.com
Contact: Camie Tate
Web: www.snakeriveradventures.com
Description: Hells Canyon #1 tour boat excursions. With 28 years of family owned and operated business. We offer full day, half day, guided fishing, over night excursions in the heart of Hells Canyon or private charters. Departure points- Clarkston WA, Lewiston ID, Dug Bar, or Pittsburg Landing. Fame and Fortune Derby Days, Sept. 15 - October 31, 2011. Book a charter for 5 or more with SRA in Lewiston, the charter Captains will weigh and log each catch, awarding the biggest catch during your trip with an official SNA hat, $100 (Your Fortune) and a picture of you and your catch on our Facebook Page (Your Fame).
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Stand Up Paddle Wallowa Lake LLC

Address: P.O. Box 491 Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: 541-263-0049
Fax:
E-Mail: supwallowa@facebook.com
Contact: Michael Beauregard
Web: www.wlsupr.com
Description: SUP Wallowa "SUP" or stand up paddle, on wallowa lake is a new way to visit and explore our beautiful glacial lake. The boards are 12' long x 32" wide providing a stable bouyant platform. Instruction for a first time paddlers will provide you with basic equipment knowledge and paddling concepts you'll need to confidently and efficiently explore this exciting sport. It is truly a low impact, total body workout! We will provide the board, paddle, pfd, and whistle......bring your swim suit, drinking water, sun lotion, and adventurous spirit. It's great family fun for ages 9 and up, younger kids can ride with their parents or paddle with your dog. Appointments for rentals and/or instruction call Mike @ 541-263-0049 or by chance at the north end of the lake, enjoy your stay and we hope to schedule your next board meeting for some serious family fun!
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Sunrise Iron Antique Tractor Show

Address: 65708 Sunrise Road, Enterprise, OR 97828
Tele: (541) 426-4407 or 541-263-0755
Fax:
E-Mail: sunriseiron@eoni.com
Contact: Erl McLaughlin
Web: www.sunriseiron.com
Description: Antique Tractor Exhibit on a working ranch located outside Enterprise Oregon at the base of the beautiful Wallowa Mountains. Open year round call anytime for an showing.
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US Forest Service

Address: 201 East Second Street, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 426-5546
Fax:
E-Mail:
Contact: Nancy Rudger
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r6/w-w
Description: Government Agency, Land Planners
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Wallowa County Fair / Wallowa County Fairgrounds

Address: 101 South River St, Enterprise, OR 97828
Tele: 541-426-4097
Fax:
E-Mail:
Contact: Brinda Stanley
Web:
Description: 4-H horse show; 4H & FFA livestock show. Fair Grounds. Date: August 2-9, 2008 Fairgrounds. rental of: Lawn space, Barns, Stalls, Food Booth, Hall rental for large or small gathering. Plenty of parking and space for all your rental needs.
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Wallowa County Museum

Address: 110 S Main, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 432-6095 (541) 432-4834
Fax:
E-Mail:
Contact: Ann Hayes Carol Coppen (541)432-1795
Web:
Description: The museum includes Indian artifacts, arrowheads, historical clothing, historic photographs, and a bit of the entire history of Wallowa County since before the pioneers arrived.
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Wallowa Lake Camp & Retreat Center

Address: 84522 Church Lane, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 432-1271
Fax:
E-Mail: wallowalakecamp@gmail.com
Contact: Peggy & David Lovegren
Web: www.wallowalakecamp.org
Description: A 60-acre, Christian site offering wholesome experiences for adults, youth and families within the resort community of Wallowa Lake. Open registration, all are welcome, including groups and family reunions. Daily rates include 3 full meals a day, lodging, and available program. Christian Horse Camps available for youth. Non-profit groups may rent facilities as available.
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Wallowa Lake Marina

Address: P.O. Box 47, Joseph, OR 97846s
Tele: (541) 432-9115
Fax: (541) 432-0271
E-Mail: wlm88g@hotmail.com
Contact: Bob or Gina Barstad
Web: www.wallowalakemarina.com
Description: We have marvelous fishing and offer everything from kayaks to a pontoon boat to enjoy exceptional fun on the lake. Take an early morning or evening to enjoy some quiet serenity. Relax, swim or fish the pristine waters. The morning reflections on the still water are worth the effort of getting up early. The wild life is astounding. Deer, Eagles, Osprey, and several varieties of ducks are great to observe. Have you ever seen an eagle come down next to your boat to catch a fish? It really brings nature up close and personal. What is really amazing is; when the fish is on your pole. We carry tackle, bait, ice, snack food, drinks, RV supplies, souvenirs, clothing and camping supplies. We also sell Fishing Licences
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Wallowa Lake State Park

Address: Marina Drive
Tele: 800 - 452-5687
Fax:
E-Mail: res.nw@state.or.us
Contact: Todd Honeywell mgr.
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org
Description: camping and campsites for the family at the head of Wallowa Lake. Spaces available for RV's and trailer's also.
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Wallowa Lake Tramway

Address: 59919 Wallowa Lake Hwy, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 432-5331
Fax:
E-Mail: info@wallowalaketramway.com
Contact: Shane Matthews
Web: www.wallowalaketramway.com
Description: If you have never visited Wallowa Lake Tramway with the "Best Views in Oregon" you will certainly enjoy this all new experience in our beautiful wilderness setting. It is a 3800 ft. Ride to top of Mt. Howard on the steepest Gondola in the US. Upon arriving at the upper terminal, guests can explore the summit area enjoying the extensive variety of alpine plants and vegetation along any of the 2 miles of walking trails with breathtaking views. Enjoy a delicious meal at our Summit Grill and Alpine patio. Mt Howard is a popular site for a variety of activities, including picnics, weddings reunions, hang-gliding, Mt Biking and model glider flying.
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Wallowa Mountain Institute/Field Trip Coordinator (Wallowa Resources)

Address: 200 West North St. Enterprise, OR 97828
Tele: (541)426-8053 xt. 29
Fax: (541)426-9053
E-Mail: Holly@wallowaresources.org
Contact: Holly Akenson
Web: www.wallowaresources.org
Description: Guided Nature Tours and Field Trips! Do you want to learn about the natural or cultural history of Wallowa County? Are you interested in the historical lifestyle of the Nez Perce people living off the land? Are you curious about the glaciation that created Wallowa Lake and the moraines and why Hells Canyon is so deep/ Do you know how climate change has affected our forests and alpine ecology? Want to see and photograph the abundant wildflower displays and learn some plant names? Do you want to watch wildlife in their native habitats- a variety of raptors, large herds of elk and deer, and the possibility of spotting the more elusive species – bighorn sheep, bald eagles, or wolves? Are you interested in seeing the stewardship and restoration activities on the working lands of Wallowa County? Then let Wallowa Resources design a customized tour to suit your interests! You will be guided by one of our expert staff naturalists, who are professionals in wildlife biology, ecology, geology, and education. They are local residents who have the inside scoop on everything Wallowa County. Discover the secret hotspots and local history tidbits. Wallowa Resources can arrange a full or half day trip to suit your interests, or make your reservation early for our June multi-day excursion “Hells Canyon County,” offered in partnership with The Nature Conservancy. To learn more about our programs and how you can participate, please contact Holly Akenson at 541.426.8053 or visit their website at http://www.wallowaresources.org/wmi.php
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Wallowa Mountain Institute/Wallowa Resources

Address: 400 NE 1st St #A Enterprise, OR 97828
Tele: (541)426-8053
Fax: (541)426-9053
E-Mail: Penny@wallowaresources.org
Contact: Penny Arentsen
Web: www.wallowaresources.org/wmi.php
Description: Wallowa Mountain Institute, the education and research branch of Wallowa Resources, offers field-based science and stewardship education for students of all ages. These programs range from our Youth Stewardship Education Programs for K-12 students, including a Friday Field program (WREN), an outdoor school program (OWL), and a watershed monitoring program (WET), to a variety of colleges and university-based natural resource education initiatives. Additionally, we provide continuing education programs and naturalist-led field tours for participants of all ages.
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Winding Waters River Expeditions

Address: 61976 Chief Joseph Loop, Joseph, OR 97846
Tele: (541) 432-0747
Fax: (541) 432-0747
E-Mail: info@windingwatersrafting.com
Contact: Paul Arentsen
Web: www.windingwatersrafting.com
Description: The Wallowa County provider of Single and Multi-Day Whitewater Rafting and Fly Fishing Adventures in Hells Canyon, on the Grande Ronde, Wallowa and Salmon Rivers. Day Trips departing from Joseph.
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