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Mount Joseph

Mount Joseph, Wallowa County, Oregon

If you are not familiar with our area take a look at our Wallowa County show case and enjoy not only the beauty and pristine landscape of Wallowa County, but also our culture and events throughout the year.  

With so much fun, culture and events throughout the seasons,
why would you want to live elsewhere? 

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VIDEO: The Wallowas: One of the 7 Wonders of Oregon

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Fall in Wallowa County

Take a stroll through Wallowa County in the Fall...

Hells Canyon and the Snake River

Hells Canyon is a 10-mile wide canyon located along the border of NE Oregon, east Washington and western Idaho. It is North America\'s deepest river gorge at 7,993 feet and part of the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area. The Snake is a major river of the greater Pacific Northwest. At 1,078 miles long, it is the largest tributary of the Columbia River, the largest North American river that empties into the Pacific Ocean.

Mountain High Broncs & Bulls

Mountain High Broncs, an annual bull and bronc riding event was founded in 2004 by Lee Daggett, Principal Broker at Wallowa Mountain Properties. MHBB... the Best Little Rodeo Bronc & Bull Ride bringing you big names, big close up experiences and always big fun. For more info visit www.mountainhighrodeo.com

Bowlby Bash Impressions

Bowlby Bash is a street fair in historic Enterprise, Oregon, at the foot of the Wallowa Mountains. From 10 am to 4 pm, the streets of downtown Enterprise will be filled with music, arts and crafts, food, antique cars and tractors, fun family events, historical tours, and even a soapbox derby. For more info www.oregonfestivals.org/event/bowlby-bash-street-fair-historic-enterprise-oregon

Main Street Show & Shine

From the website: Welcome to the 2nd Annual Main Street Show & Shine in Enterprise, Oregon, August 14 & 15, 2015 Registration at our Highway 82 location in Enterprise begins at 9 a.m. Complete the Poker Run on Friday while enjoying the pristine landscape of Wallowa County. Cruise around town until the band starts to play and we take over downtown Enterprise with dancing in the streets! Trophy awards begins Saturday at 3 p.m. The Show ends with a cruise through Enterprise. More at www.mainstreetshowandshine.com

Tamkaliks Celebration

Tamkaliks is a three day celebration of traditional American Indian culture. A place where people can observe and learn about that culture, and form a bridge of friendship between the former and present inhabitants of Wallowa County. The three day celebration exhibits traditional Native American songs and dances. The traditional wear of the dancers is spectacular. Outside the dance area there are concessionaires selling food, Native American crafts and more. For more info visit www.wallowanezperce.org

Chief Joseph Days

Harley Tucker helped launch the first Chief Joseph Days in 1946. The first year the Rodeo was held on the East Moraine of Wallowa Lake, and the skeleton of that first arena still stands today. The Rodeo grew from its modest beginnings to one of the largest community rodeos and festivals in the northwest. For more information visit www.chiefjosephdays.com

Oregon Mountain Cruise

Come join us for a fun filled weekend on Main Street in Joseph, Oregon for the Oregon Mtn. Cruise Car Show. It’s one of the best little car shows in the Northwest. All vehicles, makes and models welcome. For more info visit www.oregonmountaincruise.com

Bronze Bike Motorcycle Rendezvous

Come out in August and join in for the Bronze Bike Motorcycle Rendezvous downtown Joseph. There hundreds of bikes lined up Main Street. Check out the vendors, special events and live music. For more info visit www.bronzebikerally.com

Hells Canyon Mule Days

In the Spring of 1981, local ranchers and packers met with representatives of the Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce and USDA Forest Service to explore the idea of putting together a new county event. As a result, the mule - tough, intelligent, individualistic, often maligned, but the mainstay of the many packers and outfitters working in Wallowa County - was elevated to center stage for the first annual Hells Canyon Mule Days celebration on September 19 - 20, 1981. For more info visit www.hellscanyonmuledays.com

Pictures used with permission from Shelly Ann Tippett and Angelika Ursula Dietrich.

 

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