Visitor Index

Welcome to Beautiful Wallowa County!

The awe inspiring diversity of landscapes of the Wallowa Mountains and the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway in Northeast Oregon are sure to hold a special place in your memories.   Come and view the beautiful Wallowa Mountains in all their splendor and fix your eyes upon the natural, glacial Wallowa Lake with its world-famous preserved moraines. 

Hiking the Eagle CapDid you know that the Eagle Cap Wilderness of the Wallowas is the largest wilderness in Oregon? – And that Legore Lake has the highest elevation (8880’) of any lake in the state?   Be sure to explore the Eagle Cap Wilderness with jagged peaks that tower nearly 10,000 feet and some 53 alpine lakes to enjoy. 

The beauty of this area has provided a haven for artists and the magnificent bronze Foundries.  Tour our foundries to see first hand how this art comes alive.  On Main Street Joseph Oregon you can tour the Art Walk of life-size sculptures.  

Wallowa County’s small and unique towns provide an abundance of cottage stores for a full day of unique shopping experiences.  All of this, plus endless opportunities for recreation – fishing, boating, water skiing, river rafting, hiking, biking, snow sports, birding and spectacular wildlife viewing. 

It’s all here for your well deserved getaway. The clean, fresh mountain air, and the clear-flowing rivers and streams offer a welcome respite for visitors who come to Wallowa County – It’s a way of living!