Friendly people, world-class art, fresh air, clean water, deep-blue skies and a million stars at night. Come... let your soul sing! * Use the arrows above to see more of this beautiful area. Scroll down for more.
Our season of cooler days, clear skies and spectacular color!
Land of Winding Waters
The Little Switzerland of America... God's Country... Tamkaliks (Nez Perce for 'A place that makes you stand up and notice'). You won't forget this place, however you choose to call it.
Peaceful Autumn Strolls
Explore brilliantly colored parks and wildlands, free of summers bustle.
Hike, bike, run, ski, swim, fish, hunt, nature watch and explore the many miles of unparallelled beauty and nature in Oregon's wildest region. Read More
Autumn is a popular time with the locals- visit and find out why.
The astonishing scale of the land is revealed from major lookouts in the area: Hat Point (pictured), is one of several that can be found while exploring the area. Explore Canyon Views
Visit as late summer turns into spectacular fall.
Wallowa Lake Magic
With its crystal-clear water, cradling mountains and abundant and often tame wildlife , Wallowa Lake is pure enchantment: FOR-REAL!
Take a self-guided journey into the area's history, wildlife and culture through our monumental bronze 'Art Walk' along Main Street.
Even Vincent van Gogh would find our skies irresistible.
Joseph in the winter gives real meaning to 'Peace on Earth'