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Outdoors

Union County sits at the meeting point for the Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests, the Blue Mountains, Eagle Cap Wilderness and the Grande Ronde River running throughout. There’s an abundance of outdoors in easy reach right here.

Mt. Emily Recreation Area

  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseback riding
  • ATV and ORV trails
  • Nordic skiing & snowshoeing
  • Backcountry skiing

Anthony
Lakes

  • Downhill skiing
  • Nordic skiing & snowshoeing
  • Snowcat skiing
  • Camping & backpacking
  • Mountain biking
  • Fishing
  • Water recreation

Wallowa-Whitman

National Forest & Blue Mountains

  • Hiking
  • Camping & backpacking
  • Fishing & Hunting
  • ORV use
  • Snowmobiling
  • Backcountry skiing

 

Elkhorn Wildlife Area

  • Camping / Horse camping
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Horseback riding
  • Fishing & Hunting
  • Birding & Wildlife viewing

Grande Ronde River

  • Rafting
  • Swimming Holes
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Urban Walking Trails

 

Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area

  • Birding
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hunting

Hilgard Junction State Park

  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Water recreation
  • Birding & Wildlife viewing

Pilcher Creek Reservoir

  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Water recreation

Morgan Lake

  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Water recreation
Cycle Oregon leg 1 - From Elgin to Union, Oregon

Explore from Here

  • Grande Tour Scenic Drive
  • Wallowas & Wallowa Lake
  • Hells Canyon
  • Eagle Cap Wilderness
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