Joseph, the best little town in Oregon. Just ask the locals! Often referred to as the “Little Switzerland of America”, Joseph is a one-of-a-kind place rich in agriculture and history, nestled among some of the most outstanding geography you’ll ever see, topped off by the breathtaking Wallowa mountain range of northeast Oregon.Our town is for the art connoisseur, the outdoor enthusiast, the historian and of course the one who loves to shop! Joseph is sprinkled with specialty shops and galleries that won’t disappoint, world class fine art& foundries, local clothing, baked goods, chocolates, wines, and coffees, justto name a few. The surrounding landscape is second to none and beckons to the bicyclist, the motorcycle rider, the photographer, the horse lover, the hunter, the one who loves to fish…all those who appreciate the great outdoors. We host several signature events throughout the year as well as town art walks, tastings, music events and more. We invite you to enjoy all that suit your fancy. Get away from it all and rest assured that you have found the perfect place, we offer comfortable accommodations, great dining, and the friendliest folks you’ll ever meet. Some say we’re a step back in time but with all the creature comforts. Don’t miss out and if you’ve already visited, ya’ll come back!JOSEPH, OREGON….tell your friends.
7th Annual " Mother’s Day Art Walk” Sat & Sun. May 10-11, 2014New works of art, artist demonstrations, hors d'oeuvres, wine and other beverages. For more information contact Kelly at email@example.com
Art Show - artist demonstrations, opening night reception, quick draw and more. Sponsored by the Wallowa Valley Arts Council.www.wallowavalleyarts.org
May 30-June 1, 2014: Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts
The Eagle Cap Wilderness area is one of Oregon's premier backpacking areas. It is home to over 50 high mountain lakes. It is truly a recreational paradise. There are many trails to begin your hiking adventure. The Wallowa mountains are your door to an awesome outdoor experience.
Established as Wilderness: 1940Area: 361,446 acres Highest peak: Matterhorn 9,845 ft.Highest lake: Legore Lake* 8,957 ft.Hikers and horseback riders can choose from approximately 534 miles of trails in the Eagle Cap Wilderness. Trailheads are located on all sides of the wilderness, with access from the counties of Wallowa, Union, and Baker.*Highest lake in Oregon.