Located at the base of the magnificent Wallowa Mountains, Joseph has one of the most beautiful settings on earth so it’s no wonder that it began attracting artists in the 1980s. Today, it is nationally known for its bronze foundries and art galleries. Enjoy the Joseph Art Walk, a series of life-sized bronze sculptures throughout downtown. Gift shops, galleries and restaurants line Main Street, sharing the scene with farm and ranch stores.
an ItineraryHit the Highway to Hells Canyon
Eastern Oregonians say they named it Hells Canyon to scare people away. (Not you. Other people.) If you’ve been waiting for the spring thaw to open the mountain passes, it’s time to hit the highway to Hells Canyon. Hells Canyon National…Continue reading this story…
Cory Carman Fourth generation rancher: Cory Carman grew up in paradise, albeit not the tropical kind. In the shadow of the Wallowa Mountains in northeastern Oregon, she spent her youth riding horses on the family’s 3,500-acre cattle ranch.…Continue reading this story…
an Oregon StorySummer Spirits in Joseph
Sometimes a place is so beautiful, you can almost taste it. Joseph is like that. Out there, your views are full of the snow-capped Wallowa Mountains, endless blue skies and a sea of golden grain. To sip on that Western flavor, stop in at the Stein…Continue reading this story…
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