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.

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Wallowa County Live Auction, April 8, 2023

Pictures of auction items may be viewed at the Wallowa County commissioners office located on the thrid floor of the Wallowa County Courthouse. Call 541-426-4097 for more information. Powder River Gales and Panels, wire panels, roping chute, brown pipe and cable, bucking chutes, treated posts, rough cut lumber, scrap metal, and more…

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Applications to the Bruce Dunn Scholarship Fund are being accepted until May 1, 2023

Available at www.wallowaresources.org, the fund’s advisory committee will review the scholarship applications in early May and hold interviews the week of May 15. Awards will be announced ahead of the county’s high school graduation dates.
The scholarship, open to Wallowa County high school graduates, gives preference to college students with at least sophomore status, but high school graduates starting a degree in forestry, natural resources, or agriculture will be considered.

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Request for Proposals – Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

Federal 49 USC Section 5310 – Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities. Wallowa County announces an opportunity for eligible transit agencies to apply for the Federal Transit Assistance under 49 U.S.C. Section 5310, Formula Grants for the Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program. click on [READ MORE] to view the full description of the proposal.

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East Moraine Community Forest (EMCF) Grazing Lease Application now available, Deadline March 31, 2023

The 2023 – 2027 EMCF grazing lease issued for five grazing seasons at a stocking rate of 65 head depending on forage availability. The lease is for a grazing season starting around June 15th and extending to approximately October 1 depending on forage availability. The rate is set at $20.00 per AUM. Submit fully completed applications to the Wallowa County OSU Extension Office. Click on [READ MORE] to view and download the complete description and requirements.

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Wallowa County, Oregon ~ WORTH IT!

From its hard-earned way of life, to its hard-to-reach peaks and wilderness, Wallowa County is worth it. And by worth it we mean the journey, the work, the conscious effort it takes to both live and thrive here. To reach this destination and love it for who and what it is.
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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...

Wallowa CO Commissioners

Wallowa County Chamber of Commerce