Wallowa Mountains
Visitors Center

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:
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.
Eagle Cap Links
Eagle Cap Wilderness
NW Hiker: Trail Information
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
General information and more links
Hiking Eagle Cap Wilderness:
A guide book by Fred Barstad

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