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Wallowa Lake State Park

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Dragon Boats on the lake.

Beautiful glacial lake. They had Dragon Boat races going on the weekend I was there. Great hiking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James F
Worth the drive to nowhere!

beautiful panoramic view, amazing quaint little town with great food and awesome people and fun... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful glacial lake. They had Dragon Boat races going on the weekend I was there. Great hiking and biking in the park.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful panoramic view, amazing quaint little town with great food and awesome people and fun shopping

Thank sherylo919
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to enjoy the lovely Wallowa Lake area. With beach access and a boat launch, you can also camp here or just spend time in the day use area (located in a slightly different location).

Thank CMN14
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Good: The lake was great during the week. Very few people on the water with boats so we could troll where ever we needed too. The Bad: Combat camping at its best. Can you ease squeeze just one more person in this campground. You...More

Thank pdrvmr
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome. It is a great place that blends camping and resort activities! The lake is warm and clear. There are bumper boats and go-karts within walking distance. The town of Joseph is adorable and worth the five minute drive from your camp...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I was at Wallowa Lake State Park in late June for a 3 day, 4 night family reunion. My family and I camped in a reserved RV spot. The campground was clean, as were the bathrooms. However, the girl's shower room was flooded. Further other...More

Thank 664DavidK664
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We last visited (camped) here decades ago & enjoyed a long-over due picnic while staying in nearby lodging. The park really has it all--boating, camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing, Wallowa River running through it, Wallowa Mountains surrounding it Now, if OPRD would add yurts and cabins....

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A nicely maintained state park with lots of amenities just outside the park entrance. Rarely overcrowded and many boat/float rental options for enjoying the beauty of the lake. Hiking in the adjacent Eagle Cap Wilderness is spectacular, and there's a nice county park on the...More

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This state park is surrounded by the beautiful Wallowa Mountains and a lake. The river runs beside the park. Camping has hookups and is relatively quiet even with a full park. So many beautiful drives from this park and the beautiful town of Joseph. Rent...More

Thank Crt1943
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Wallawa Lake State Park is one of the most beautiful campgrounds we have ever enjoyed! The Lake is awesome with the snow-covered mountains all around on one side. The staff was friendly and the campsites well arranged. There is a nice playground for the children....More

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30 August 2018|
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Response from ShawnaeS2 | Property representative |
The park is open year round, the temperatures will start to get below freezing at night. Do-able but cold.
28 June 2018|
Response from ShawnaeS2 | Property representative |
Hello, The short answer is yes. Wallowa Lake State Park is located at the south end of the lake with plenty of day-use reservable areas. The north end of the lake is owned by the county and I do not believe they have any... More
11 June 2018|
Response from ShawnaeS2 | Property representative |
Hello, There should be no issue with you coming in after hours, we do not lock any gates. Just make sure you know what site you are going into and you can head straight there. If the registration booth is closed. Make sure... More