Welcome to Wallowa County, Oregon

Surrounded by the Eagle Cap Wilderness, glacial lakes, working ranches, and the wide open spaces of Eastern Oregon, it is considered one of the seven Wonders of Oregon, and the gateway to Hells Canyon.

Wallowa County Transportation Advisory Committee (WCTAC) Meeting, Nov. 21

Wallowa County Transportation Advisory Committee (WCTAC) Meeting, November 21, 2022, 10:00 am. This meeting is open to the public except as to executive sessions. It will be held in the Thornton Room of the Wallowa County Courthouse. Those interested in attending are encouraged to do so. For persons with disabilities that wish to attend, please call at least 24 hours before the meeting so accommodations may be made. For questions, please contact the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners’ office at 541-426-4543, ext. 1130. 

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Hearing Notice for Wednesday, November 2, 2022

NOTICE IS GIVEN, the Wallowa County Board of Commissioners will be conducting three public hearings on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and running consecutively until 12:00 p.m. in the Thornton Conference room of the Wallowa County Courthouse; located at 101 South River Str., Enterprise, Oregon 97828. NASH – AMD #2022-02, RURAL RESIDENTIAL – AMD #2022-03, JOHNSON – AMD #2022-04

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Wallowa Lake Moraine Partnership announces completion of management plan and announcement of use survey

ENTERPRISE, Ore – To conserve the treasured view of the Wallowa Lake moraines, the plants and wildlife that live there, and the land’s traditional uses, a plan is now guiding the management of the East Moraine Community Forest. Conveyed into county ownership in January 2020 by the Wallowa Lake Moraines Partnership, the management plan was approved by the Wallowa County commissioners at their Sept. 7 meeting and adopted Sept. 21.

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Where we are

Wallowa County is located in the far northeast corner of Oregon, and is bordered by the states of Washington and Idaho and home to Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, Wallowa Lake, and the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area. 

Our Community

Wallowa County is known for its natural beauty, pristine landscapes, outdoor recreation, farm & agriculture, artist community, the Nez Perce tribe, and small town living. Our rural and frontier remoteness makes Wallowa County unique. 

WC Court House

The building was designed from locally quarried Bowlby Stone into a three-story rectangular building by Calvin R. Thornton. The construction occurred from 1909-1910 for the County of Wallowa. The courthouse proper encompasses an entire city block. [READ MORE]

Veteran Services

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is a Cabinet-level executive branch department of the federal government charged with integrating life-long healthcare services to eligible military veterans at the 1700 VA medical centers and outpatient...

NRAC Committee

The Wallowa County Natural Resource Advisory Committee and its technical committee were appointed in the spring of 1996 by the Wallowa County Court.  The mission of the Wallowa County Natural Resource Advisory Committee is to review...

Wallowa County Museum

The Wallowa County Museum is located in the historic First Bank of Joseph building built in 1888. Many items in the collection originated with Wallowa County’s first historian, John Harley Horner...

East Moraine Community Forest

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