Lake Wallula, a 64 mile long reservoir, is a wide open glassy lake that extends from northeastern Oregon to southeastern Washington. Click image to enlarge: Lake Wallula from McNary Beach, Oregon. Image taken September 24, 2004. Wallowa was platted in 1889. Image taken from Dam overlook, Oregon, off of Highway 730. 1,081) and seven miles south of the largest town in the county, Enterprise (pop.

Image taken September 25, 2005.

The closest major town is LaGrande, Oregon (pop. Wallowa Lake Vacation Rentals offers homes and cabins at the resort side of Wallowa Lake as well as in Joseph, Oregon. Wallowa is a Nez Perce word describing a triangular structure of stakes that in turn supported a network of sticks called lacallas to form a fish trap. We can be reached at 541-432-4185 Ext. Dirrections: Continue straight through Joseph along the highway that skirts the lake.When you reach the split at the South end go left.

We are on the right just past the Matterhorn Village.

We offers affordable vacation lodging. Wallowa Lake is located about one mile south of Joseph, Oregon, (pop. Welcome to Wallowa Lake State Recreation Area. Driving distance from Boise, Idaho … Recreational Paradise Hike, bike, run, ski, swim, fish, hunt, nature watch and explore the many miles of unparallelled beauty and nature in Oregon's wildest region. Up-lake near the junction of Highways 12 and 730 in Washington is an area known as Wallula Gap where the canyon narrows.

Wallowa is a city in Wallowa County, Oregon, United States. Lake Wallula is the reservoir behind the dam. With a wide selection of cabin rentals at Wallowa Lake and in Joseph Oregon, you are guaranteed to find the perfect home for your vacation! Jul 6, 2020 - Rent from people in Wallowa Lake, OR from $20/night. Other Reservable Facilities. Lake Wallula received its name from the small town of Wallula, Washington which was flooded when the area began to fill with water in April 1953 after the building of McNary Dam. Factoid: Lake Wallula, located in northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington along the Columbia River, provides for water fun and relaxation. 541-432-8800 E-Mail Us 59888 Wallowa Lake Hwy Joseph, Oregon 97846. Call (800) 452-5687 (Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service 800-735-2900 for the hearing impaired), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. With its crystal-clear water, cradling mountains and abundant and often tame wildlife , Wallowa Lake is pure enchantment: FOR-REAL! Reservations must be made by phone 1 day to 9 months ahead of time. Nestled between the south end of a scenic glacial lake and the towering peaks of the Wallowa Mountains, Wallowa Lake State Recreation Area is ideally positioned as a base camp for both wilderness treks and water sports fun. Sillusi Butte is the high point visible on the Washington State side of the dam. 1,940). Belong anywhere with Airbnb.

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