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Wallowa Lake State Park

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Address: Joseph, OR
Phone Number: +1 800-452-5687
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Good starting place.

Lots of trails in the area and canoeing/fishing nearby. Kind of crowded campsites but well maintained. Clean showers. Early and late season recommended- it gets insanely busy in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
David C
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Albany, Oregon, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We have stayed here several times, however, this visit only two sections were open. The D section is where we were placed and upon using the showers, there was no heat in the shower area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lots of trails in the area and canoeing/fishing nearby. Kind of crowded campsites but well maintained. Clean showers. Early and late season recommended- it gets insanely busy in the summer.

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Thank David C
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

there were 6 couples on motorcycles spent the weekend in Joseph, Ore. The lake is less than 5 miles from Joseph. there are lots of things to do, gondola rides, go-carts, boating/fishing , hiking, bicycle riding. Never been there , you gotta go. Also have cabins to rent. They have a general store, boat rentals. Old Chief Joseph Gravesite &... More 

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Thank O5551DMdavidh
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We camped here two nights. Clean campsite with a picnic table and fire pit. Really appreciated the hot showers. Beautiful scenery

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Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Even though much of the park was closed down for renovations of the bathrooms for A and C loops. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We have gone almost every year since 1971.

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Thank RoseCityGal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We hosted here in July. So much to do in the area. There is a playground for kids. Campfires allowed. Wifi at the marina.

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Mill City, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We've lived in Oregon for 35 years and this was our first trip to the northeast corner of the state. It was stunning. Now I know why it has been nicknamed "the Swiss Alps of America".

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Thank Leane L
Boardman, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We rented a spot at the state park, but to our dismay we could not fit our trailer into the space. We returned to the office and they refunded our money. The park itself is beautiful. Beautiful views in every direction. Good fishing in the lake and river. I would recommend Wallowa Oregon to everyone.

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Thank Claudia R
the dalles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to do a day trip with our teens. My father in law grew up in this area so I wanted our kids to understand why he loved this area so much. Definitely need to spend more time to fully check out the area. Great family picnic area. Not very crowded. Beautiful scenery. The water is amazing.

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Thank chaosreigns
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The lake is crystal clear, great for swimming & fishing. Aside from the tram and the views it provides, there are plenty of trails to hike and explore.

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