The Wallowa Mountain Visitor Center at the U.S. Forest Service at the top of the hill as visitors enter Enterprise is a good first-contact point for travelers to Wallowa County. The free information center provides a wide array of information including trail and road conditions, types of flora and fauna found locally, historical information about Native Americans who used to live in the area and prime locations for winter sports.

Visitors will also find exhibits featuring fossils, wildlife and insects, as well as a large relief map with audio choices highlighting the county's primary points of interest.

Located one-quarter of a mile west of Enterprise on the north hill off of Highway 82, the center, which can be contacted at 541-426-5546.

It's is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday the rest of the year.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.