25 Top Ideas for “What To Do” in Wallowa County
Wallowa Lake – a great place for the entire family. This is home to the Wallowa Lake Tramway – a gondola ride straight up to Mt. Howard (8,150’). A stunning view of beautiful Wallowa Lake, Eagle Cap Wilderness, and the Seven Devils. Wallowa Lake Tramway, (541) 432-5331.
Explore Our Towns
If you enjoy historic buildings and interesting main streets; ask about the self guided centennial tour pamphlets of each town in the Wallowa Valley: Enterprise, Joseph, Lostine and Wallowa.
For a real unique experience tour the Antique Tractor Exhibit on a working farm. Located on Alder Slope, outside of Enterprise, is Oregon's largest collection of historic, restored tractors and other pioneer treasures. Open 12 months by appointment. Sunrise Iron, (541) 426-4407.
Guides & Outfitters
Sit back and relax while your knowledgeable guide takes you on a variety of tours. The Wallowa Land Trust and Wallowology both specialize in eco-tourism. Hells Canyon, Zumwalt, Wallowa Lake Moraines, are among a few sites for visitors to learn the history, flora, fauna, geology, and lifestyle of Wallowa County.
Winter in The Wallowas
All of Wallowa Country is a winter paradise for both couples and the rugged winter athlete. Some of the best backcountry skiing and snow shoeing opportunities abound in this remote region. The Wallowas – famed for deep, dry, powder snow; offers backcountry skiers of all skill levels a memorable experience in the backcountry; from gentle touring to advanced telemarking. It can be extreme and breathtaking.