General Information

Elevation: 4,150 ft.

Location: N.E. Oregon, approx. 72 miles northeast of La Grande off I-84

Population: 1,054

County: Wallowa

Airport: 5,200 ft. runway, automatic lighting, return taxi-way, tie downs, lobby & phone, Jet-A & 100LL fuels, 24 hr. card lock ( self service, any credit card.) Free shuttle. Runway conditions- (541) 432-3125

Climate:

  • Lowest Monthly Average: 21°F
  • Highest Monthly Average: 78°F
  • Hottest Month: August
  • Coldest Month: December
  • Driest Month: October
  • Wettest Month: May
  • Precipitation: Average Annual Precipitation: 16.210"

Education: (1) Elementary School, (1) Middle School, (1) High School

Top Industries: Agriculture, tourism and recreation, livestock, bronze foundries, lumber,

Major employers: Wallowa County Schools, Federal Government, Wallowa Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home, State Government

Area Key Attractions: Wallowa Lake State Park, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Eagle Cap Wilderness Area, Old Chief Joseph Monument (old grave site), Gateway to Hells Canyon Recreation Area

Recreation: Activities include hiking, backpacking, camping, adventure touring, bicycling, trail running, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, water skiing, horseback riding, pack trips, whitewater float trips, birding, golfing, snowmobiling and winter skiing (down-hill and cross-country), miniature golf, tours through the bronze foundries, museums, and shopping the many art galleries, gift stores and specialty stores.

Signature Events: Fishtrap Writers Gathering (July and February) Annual Wallowa Mountain Cruise Car Show (June) The Annual Arts Festival (September) Wallowa Mountain Quilt Show (June) Annual Rodeo - Chief Joseph Days - (July), Back Country Bash (August), Annual Alpenfest (September)

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