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Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

Enterprise, OR
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One of America’s Treasures

Great camping and fishing. Big RV’s at a disadvantage due to tight curves and more primitive... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
P8967JWkennethm
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Wallowa, United States
Great drive around the Wallowas

We started in La Grande and worked our way through Wallowa, Enterprise, Joseph, Wallowa Lake, the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Carey2016
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Birders making a trip to this area on the Idaho/Oregon border will be able to view Peregrine falcons and Gold eagles.
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great camping and fishing. Big RV’s at a disadvantage due to tight curves and more primitive campgrounds, but then again, this area may not be an attraction for them.

Thank P8967JWkennethm
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We started in La Grande and worked our way through Wallowa, Enterprise, Joseph, Wallowa Lake, the Hells Canyon Overlook, Halfway and ended in Baker City. The drive on Route 39 (between Joseph and Halfway) was awesome with amazing views of the Wallowas and into Idaho...More

2  Thank Carey2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Hells Canyon National Recreation Area is a wonderful place for photos and beautiful scenery. We traveled the opposite direction of the guide. We started in Baker City. We decided to drive to the Hells Canyon dam which is on the Idaho side of the...More

Thank shelman
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Lake Wallowa is great... lots of opportunities if you bring your boat. Horseback riding trails are available as well. Bring your own horse or you can rent one there. Great hiking trails near the water ways leading in and one of them heads up towards...More

Thank mary m
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

There are a number of great places to hike and abundant wildlife and flowers. We would recommend climbing the Hat Point Lookout and spending time with a pair of binoculars observing birds.

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Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Hard to get to, but well worth it. The views are astounding . Take good shoes, plenty of water and a full tank of gas. Services are very limited.

1  Thank weareOregonians
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

It is a very scenic drive over mostly paved roads and is usually wide enough for two cars to pass without any problems. There were a lot of motorcycles and that usually is an indication the road isn’t too rough.

Thank Mitch M
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Only saw a portion of Hells Canyon and it was breathtaking! There is so much to see in this part of the country. Makes you go back in time.

Thank Diane C
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Taking the road over the Zumwalt Prairie starting south of Enterprise, we drove about 2 hours to the overlook. The road is mostly washboard gravel, but if you go 45 mph, it smooths out. The overlook into Hell's Canyon is wonderful. The actual Snake River...More

Thank Marsha M
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

The area is beautiful and viewpoints wonderful. The viewpoint is a perfect spot to see the canyon. The road is paved. It appears to be an old logging road that has been upgraded and paved. There is a gravel road from the viewpoint that might...More

Thank Hazel S
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Sorry. I do not remember the name of the campground.
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