Wallowa Lake


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Wallowa Lake

(wəlou`ə), c.3 mi (4.8 km) long, NE Oreg., at the foot of the Wallowa Mts. An irrigation reservoir, it is drained by the Wallowa River NW to the Grande Ronde River. The lake is the center of a resort region; a state park is there.
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There is one thing the lake has now that it didn't a century ago: the Wallowa Lake Tramway, which whisks me up nearly 2 miles to the summit of Mt.
Originally published in 1990, Wilfong's text developed out of her own frustrating attempt to follow the unmarked 1,500-mile Nez Perce Trail from Wallowa Lake, Oregon, through Idaho and Yellowstone Park, ending at the Bear Paw Battlefield near Chinook, Montana.
One small example: a recreational mecca at the head of Wallowa Lake, immediately below 10,000-foot Mt.
Paul and Carol Cole celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with two trips, first a seven-day Caribbean cruise with family and then to the Wallowa Lake area of Eastern Oregon, where they spent their honeymoon.
By the time they've lit the woodstove and rolled open the 8-foot-high barn door to reveal a view of Wallowa Lake, it's evident why.
Wallowa Lake and alpine mountains on its back porch; pine forests on its front; and Hell's Canyon as its intellectually deep neighbor.
We also spent a week at Wallowa Lake, and also over on the coast at Seaside.
WALLOWA LAKE LODGE Evenings at the lodge in northeast Oregon feel like a scene out of an idyllic fairy tale--lamps aglow in lodge windows; stately ponderosas rising from the lawn; a burbling river slipping toward the still, cool waters of the alpine lake; and the 9,000-foot granite peaks of the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area are only a pinecone's toss away.
78-ounce kokanee while trolling with a jig in northeast Oregon's Wallowa Lake on June 13.
But in recent years, Oregon's Alps have been attracting more and more travelers--especially to the Wallowa Lake area near Enterprise and Joseph.
25 inches in length with a girth of 16 inches at Wallowa Lake on March 24, breaking the Oregon state record for kokanee - and possibly a national record, too.
Davis spent Tuesday hiking in the Wallowa Mountains and telephoned Lariviere on Wednesday morning, from the north end of Wallowa Lake, to accept his formal offer.