Joseph, Oregon


Wallowa County is home to a wealth of history the history of the Nez Perce whose story of their eviction from this unparalleled homeland in 1877 and fighting retreat almost to the border of Canada continues to claim the attention of the world.

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Area Attractions
Hells Canyon Scenic Byway Hells Canyon Scenic Byway
Leave the fast pace and fenced-in views of Interstate 84 and follow the contours of the land into slower times and wilder places..
Elkhorn Scenic Byway

Elkhorn Scenic Byway
This 106-mile loop takes you through the Elkhorn Mountains, gold-mining ghost-towns and along elegant lakes and rivers.

Columbia Gorge Discover CenterHike the Steens Mountains
Explore the Steens Mountain with this easy hike. There are three short paths that lead to viewpoints of Kiger Gorge, the East Rim, and Steens Summit.
Anthony LakeHike Anthony Lake
Just as beautiful, but more accessible than the more famous Wallowa Mountains nearby, the Elkhorn Range boasts craggy granite peaks and high alpine lakes surrounded by wildflowers.
Eagle CapClimbing Eagle Cap
This 9,572-foot hike to the hub of the Wallowa Mountains is not for the weary. This is a great two-day hike to the summit or a beautiful, shorter day hike, if you
Nearby Lodging

Wallowa Lake Vacation RentalsWallowa Lake Vacation Rentals
Experience picturesque Wallowa Lake in your own private home like J7 (featured left). Whether exploring or resting, you'll leave with memories that last a lifetime.

Flying Arrow ResortFlying Arrow Resort
Lodging on the Wallowa River going into Wallowa Lake at Joseph Oregon. Heated outdoor Pool, Hot Tub, WiFi and Equipped Kitchens. Walking distance to the Tram, Trailheads and all Lake Activities.
Best Western Ontario Inn & Suites
The beautiful Snake River within walking distance of the hotel has some of the best fishing in the entire United States. Just minutes away are the spectacular scenic Lakes of Owyhee, Bully Creek and Malheur.
Best Western Sunridge Inn in Baker City
What does Eastern Oregon have to offer you? Discover Historic Baker City, Oregon located in a valley surrounded by magnificent mountain ranges.
Best Western Rama Inn & Suites in Enterprise
Nestled in one of the most spectacular areas of the Northwest, the Best Western Rama Inn & Suites is located in northeast Oregon in the town of Enterprise, overlooking the magnificent Wallowa Mountains.
Best Western Rama Inn & Suites in La Grande
100% non-smoking hotel. Discover the Best Western Rama Inn & Suites in beautiful Eastern Oregon. Located in La Grande, we offer hiking, skiing, Oregon Trail exhibits and shopping in our quiet little town.

This county is also home to a wealth of art being created by local artists, many of them attracted by three major fine arts foundries, and which has caused Joseph to be proclaimed one of the top 100 art towns in the United States.