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Wallowa Lake State Park

Joseph, OR
541-432-8855
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pleasant campground in beautiful setting

I camped here for 2 nights for outdoor activities in the area. The person doing the check in was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
roam-ID
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Moscow, ID
Great location.

They made some shower and restroom upgrades. The view of the lake is fantastic, but a little smoky... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
FHSwillamette
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Tigard, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I camped here for 2 nights for outdoor activities in the area. The person doing the check in was nice but the check in process was very slow. I had a small camper (12') and requested a non-hook up site. No problem with space. The...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

They made some shower and restroom upgrades. The view of the lake is fantastic, but a little smoky with the fires this year.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The campground was jam packed. We had the unfortunate experience in being in a small site (our 19' trailer and car just fit) adjoining another small site which had a camper, 3 tents, a large screen tent, and 8 chairs. The campground is apparently attractive...More

Thank Marina W
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hello and good afternoon, Thank you for providing your feedback and please do not apologize. Your comments help us move forward and hear what your experience was like while staying with us at Wallowa Lake State Park. We are sorry to hear that your stay...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wallowa Lake State Park is beautiful, but the smoke from MANY campground campfires makes the air as polluted as being downwind from a major forest fire. If you have kids, and especially kids with asthma, you really will jeopardize their health by staying here. Even...More

Thank RollingOnARiver
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review our park. We are sorry that your stay with us was not satisfactory. It is unfortunate that Oregon and much of the Midwest is experiencing such a heavy fire season this year. It is true that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a bucket list item for everyone!!! Beautiful and rich in culture! The park offers fun things for families, singles and your pets. Just love it here!!

Thank Angela B
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your comments on your trip to Wallowa Lake State Park. We are so happy that you have added us to your bucket list and consider us a destination spot. We hope to see you again here in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lake looked better from the tram at Mt Howard. Probably looks better in the spring with snow on the mountain tops. Photo taking wasn't great late afternoon. Nice scene at the marina with all the boats. Saw 7 or 8 deer. Moma deer was...More

Thank Helen C
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Good afternoon, There is lots to do and see here at Wallowa Lake. We are glad that you were able to experience some of the wildlife here at the park as well as see the spectacular views from the Mt. Howard tramway. Please keep us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the picnic area by the lake and also up the road toward the Eagle Cap wilderness. Both sites are peaceful and pleasant. The area by the lake has a delta fro the Wallowa river that was full of red spawning Kokanee salmon....More

Thank tdtraveler
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for choosing to come to Wallowa Lake State Park. The Kokanee salmon are a great sight to see this time of year. It is a great place to come see the spawning and upstream processes of the fish while enjoying the day...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location. It was a bummer that it was so smoky and the temperature was hot. We took some nice walks.More

Thank G3745KIharrys
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for commenting on your stay at Wallowa Lake State Park. We are glad that you had a pleasant stay in the campground. Yes unfortunately fire seasons do make for some hazy scenery in the county, however after some recent thunderstorms on August...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been comming to this area for 5 years now and will keep comming back until it starts to get too crowded, as most nice places do. The park is great but you need to make a reservation a year ahead to get a...More

Thank Bob R
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hello and good afternoon, Thank you for your review as well as your patronage for the past 5 years! We are glad that you have chosen us as one of your destinations for some outdoor recreation. Your comments on reservations are right on target! We...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A great campground in the heart of the Wallowa Lake community. Great park staff to assist with your questions.More

Thank Louise B
Management response:Responded 11 August 2017

Good afternoon, Thank you for your kind thoughts on our park staff. We like to know that our efforts are being received well by both the community and our visitors. Our staff will be excited to hear that your stay was enjoyable and that they...More

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28 August 2017|
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Response from jJessup | Reviewed this property |
campfires were not allowed around the cabins that we stayed in so you would need to check with the campground facilities and what the fire risk is. Currently it is high.
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Corvallis_Couple
25 September 2016|
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Response from Paula S | Reviewed this property |
The road out of Enterprise towards Lewiston/Clarkson is spectacular. Great views of Joseph Canyon and then a drive thru a road that you won't forget. I would not recommend pulling a trailer or taking a large RV on this... More
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Ducktraveler
3 April 2016|
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Response from Mike_Laplante | Reviewed this property |
This might be a repeat... we were there last August and I don't remember there being any mosquitoes at all. It was pretty smoky from the state fires though so maybe that had an effect?
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