Wallowa Lake/ Wallowa Lake State Park

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Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site

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Golf Course Road

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Chico Road / Ant Flat Road

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Enterprise Fish Hatchery and Enterprise WMA

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Wallowa Lake Tramway and Trail

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Elk Mountain and Crow Creek Roads

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Joseph Sewage Ponds (CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. DO NOT TRESPASS.)

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Zumwalt Road

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Enterprise

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Hurricane Creek

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Seasons

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Location

From Enterprise, take Hwy 82 south to Joseph. In Joseph, take Main Street south to Hwy 351. Hwy 351 runs south of Joseph for just one mile to the lake. Keep on this road to the south end of the lake to find the state park.

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Habitat and Birds

State Park Website In summer look for forest species like woodpeckers and nuthatches. Swainson’s Thrush, Cassin’s Finch and Red Crossbill all nest near here. Look for Common Loon on the lake. Bald Eagles do nest around the lake. Great Horned Owls nest near the campground. Check the lodge at the lake for hummingbirds. These feeders have produced Black-chinned, Calliope, Rufous and even Broad-tailed Hummingbirds (rare). In winter, look for Barrow’s Goldeneye on the lake along with the occasional Common Loon (Yellow-billed Loon has been here). The fall can bring a drop in water levels and shorebirds are possible at this time. Sanderling, Parasitic Jaeger and Sabine’s Gull have all been found here. Some of the other birds seen here include Northern Shoveler, Common Merganser, American White Pelican, Osprey, Spotted Sandpiper, Ring-billed & California Gull, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Dusky Flycatcher, Cassin’s Vireo, Warbling Vireo, Clark’s Nutcracker, three chickadee species, Brown Creeper, Mountain Bluebird, Varied Thrush, Orange-crowned Warbler, Nashville Warbler, Townsend’s Warbler, MacGillivray’s Warbler, Chipping Sparrow, Pine Siskin, and Evening Grosbeak.