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Eastern Oregon Sights

Wallowa Lake Tramway

  • 59919 Wallowa Lake Hwy. Map It
  • Joseph
  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

Updated 12/01/2014

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The steepest tram in North America rises 3,700 feet in 15 minutes, rushing you up to the top of 8,150-foot Mt. Howard. Vistas of mountain peaks, forest, and Wallowa Lake far below will dazzle you, both on the way up and at the summit. Early and late in the season, 2½ miles of cross-country skiing trails await at the top, and the interpretive trails are open for hiking during the snowless months of midsummer, as are mountain-bike trails. A casual lunch is available at

the Summit Grill and Alpine Patio, but keep in mind that it's more about the view than the sometimes uneven food and service.

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59919 Wallowa Lake Hwy., Joseph, Oregon, 97846, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $28
  • May–mid-June and mid-Sept.–late Sept., daily 10–4; late June–early Sept., daily 9–5

Updated 12/01/2014


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