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Things to do in Wallowa County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
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“Great coffee/ chocolatier shop. Try their hot chocolate for a special treat!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great local brewery with live music some nights. If you love beets, try the Beet Rueben! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Excellent food. Breakfasts are amazing. Small space but great outdoor seating in Summer and coffee is a must.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Olivia and Jacob serve up the best eggs & breakfasts in the county. The Old Town is perfect anytime of year and has a great outdoor patio during the summer.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This picture doesn't do it justice. It is spectacular. Period. No wonder Chief Joseph spent his entire life trying to return. A nice access for boats and swimming at the foot of the lake, and only one mile out of Joseph. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“Wallowa lake is a must see. The Lake sits at the base of the wallowa mountains that is breath taking. great hiking, lake fishing, tram ride that goes up the mountain. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Great Prime Rib and drinks. Gets busy during the weekend but worth the wait. They have pool tables and a back patio.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful Scenery. Several boat docks to take your boat on The Snake River. Fishing, swimming and water skiing. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Must have reservations. A favorite summer time spot with exceptional food and drinks. Don't miss the desserts.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Travel & Transport
“Somewhat spendy, but really amazing views and decent summit restaurant. Worth the money!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“As the Josephy Center fulfills its potential, it will be a welcoming, attractive, and functional space that thousands of Wallowa County residents and visitors use each year to view art, listen to music, watch theater and other performances, engage in workshops and classes in the visual and performing arts, and learn about and contribute to the history and culture of Wallowa County. It will be a space that inspires and celebrates both emerging and experienced artists, performers, artisans, scholars, students and educators, that acts as an incubator for new works of art, plays, literature, dance, and music.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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Home Goods Store
“One of my favorite stores to shop. Great antiques and unique gifts. It is merchandised beautifully and has something for almost everyone. Be sure to stop in!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Local bar with good drinks and bar food. Try their fish & chips or chicken strips.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Camping, fishing, and hiking, oh my! Hells Canyon is a National Recreation Area known not just for its dam, but as the deepest river gorge in North America. And oh yeah, there's its breathtaking beauty. If you are on a motorcycle, you are going to want to take a drive out there. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Campground
“Great breakfast - full chicken fried steak breakfast with all the trimmings only $10”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Great coffee/ chocolatier shop. Try their hot chocolate for a special treat!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great local brewery with live music some nights. If you love beets, try the Beet Rueben! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Olivia and Jacob serve up the best eggs & breakfasts in the county. The Old Town is perfect anytime of year and has a great outdoor patio during the summer.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Must have reservations. A favorite summer time spot with exceptional food and drinks. Don't miss the desserts.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“The best atmosphere and food in town. Theresa is an amazing hostess with a great staff that serves up good pizza, sandwiches and appetizers and over 16 beers on tap. We love the outside patio fires.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Campground
“Great breakfast - full chicken fried steak breakfast with all the trimmings only $10”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend

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