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B & B PROPRIETOR SHARES HER PASSION FOR HORSES

SUMMERVILLE, ORE__Lyndall Shick fell in love with horses, and with the Wallowa Mountains, when she was six years old. Each summer, her family took a camping trip to Wallowa Lake, where they rented horses and rode into the high lakes. … Continue reading

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Take the Train and Go Where Cars Can’t Take You!

ELGIN, OREGON__Every wonder what it looks like over the next ridge and down the tumbling rivers, far from the highways in byway country? The Eagle Cap Excursion Train has a busy schedule under way June through October, with plenty of … Continue reading

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Taking in the Wild Wallowas by Joe Whittle

If you have ever considered a visit to the magnificent Wallowas of Northeast Oregon, you really must take a look at Joe Whittle’s blog on TravelOregon.com. If you once called our corner of Oregon home and are homesick for the … Continue reading

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Dutch Oven Cook-off is Part of Trail Center Fun

The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center and Trail Tenders volunteer group are hosting a Dutch Oven Cook-off on Saturday October 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the outdoor Wagon Encampment. The Cast Iron Chef Cook-off is a … Continue reading

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Grant McOmie Visits Byway Country

  Grant McOmie, a popular Portland, Oregon, news man, visited Hells Canyon Scenic Byway country in August and put together a great segment on the Joseph Branch Railriders and the Eagle Cap Excursion Train for his Grant’s Getaways program on … 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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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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Byway will have hidden treasure

People familiar with the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway know it is a prime route for cycling around that amazing mountain range known as The Wallowas! The two-lane band of pavement winds up and down, over and around, beside rivers, through … Continue reading

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A Fresh Perspective

Those of us fortunate enough to live within view of the Blue and Wallowa Mountains of Northeast Oregon know why we like it here and love looking out at the peaks every day. We each tend to call them “my … Continue reading

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