Howling and Mushing

Eastern Oregon is known for its wild mountain peaks, but it’s also making a name for its wild mountain race — the Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race. January 18 through 21, 2017, scores of mushers and hundreds of dogs will fill the streets of Joseph and Enterprise in preparation for three thrilling races — the…



Wide-open grassy meadows surround the town of Enterprise, with pine forests to the north and the Wallowa Mountains to the south.

A historic lodge, cabins, camping and a tramway to the top of the mountain lie at the south end of Wallowa Lake. To the east is one of the earth’s deepest gorges, Hells Canyon. The Hells Canyon National Recreation Area offers excellent opportunities for hiking, camping, horseback riding and truly getting away from it all. Enterprise and the surrounding area are also a hub of Western bronze art, with three bronze foundries and many artists calling the area home.

Trip Ideas

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Where can we get the best view of the Wallowas?

There is a tramway at Wallowa Lake that goes up 3,700 feet to the summit of Mount Howard. The Wallowa Lake Tramway is the steepest tram in North America and ascends above the Wallowa Lake Village and Wallowa Lake. Taking the gondola gives you some of the most incredible views in Eastern Oregon. Back on…


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Wallowa County Fair

August 6 - 12, 2023
Enterprise, Eastern Oregon
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