Monthly Archives: August 2015

Hells Canyon Captures Attention of Travel Oregon

Travel writer and editor Eileen Garvin found lots to love and many great ways to experience Hells Canyon in a recent post on Travel Oregon’s website. Read her tips and plan an awesome adventure of your own! This photo was … Continue reading

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A Note Concerning Wild Fires and Your Visit

The tourism industry of Eastern Oregon extends its heartfelt concern for the residents, and communities that have been impacted by the recent wildfires throughout the region including, and especially those that have endured loss of property, and in some cases … Continue reading

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Pioneer Wagon Encampment at Oregon Trail Center!

Baker City, Oregon__The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center will be re-enacting an Oregon Trail Pioneer Wagon Encampment on September 5 and 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. At the encampment, located outdoors in a circle of replica covered … Continue reading

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Popular Hells Canyon Boat Ramp Will Be Closed One Day for Road Work

BOISE, Idaho, August 19, 2015—The boat ramp at Idaho Power’s Woodhead Park will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 25, until noon on Wednesday while crews apply seal coat to the road and parking area. Crews will begin road work at the … Continue reading

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Jonathon Maus Explores Byway Country by Bike

Early in August, Portland, Oregon, cycling enthusiast Jonathon Maus spent some time exploring northeast Oregon and the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway by bike. His resulting blogs on BikePortland.org will leave you yearning to park the car, hang up the keys … Continue reading

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Seeing the Elephant Musical program at Trail Center

BAKER CITY, OR. – The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is hosting performances by the roots music group “Parlour” of Bend, Oregon. “Seeing the Elephant: Songs Inspired by the Oregon Trail” will be presented on Friday, August 28 and … Continue reading

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Celtic Festival & Highland Games is this Saturday in La Grande

Celebrate everything Celtic! The Eastern Oregon Celtic Festival and Highland Games takes place in La Grande at the Union County Fairgrounds this Saturday, August 22, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, dance, highland games, food and more at the … Continue reading

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Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Issues Public Use Restrictions

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest will move to Phase C Public Use Restrictions effective midnight tonight. These restrictions are also in place for all Oregon State Parks properties across Oregon. Baker City, OR: Forest officials will implement Phase C public use restrictions … Continue reading

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