Washington, Oregon & the Pacific Northwest - Eastern Oregon (PDF Chapter)
This is the Eastern Oregon chapter from Lonely Planet’s Washington, Oregon & the Pa-cific Northwest guidebook.
Eastern Oregon is sure to amaze. Among its farmlands and desert plateaus are stunning at-tractions: the gorgeous snowy peaks of the Wallowa Mountains; Hells Canyon, which dips deep-er than the Grand Canyon; and the incredible glacier-carved valleys of the Steens Mountain range.
- trek the lush, wildflower-covered slopes in ‘America’s Little Switzerland,’ Eagle Cap Wil-derness, with or without a llama to help
- ooh and aah at the striations of red, ocher and orange of the John Day Fossil Beds Painted Hills Unit, a section of the fantastic John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
- wind along the road or river amid the dramatically steep walls of Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Pendleton, La Grande, Wallowa Mountains, Enter-prise, Joseph, Wallowa Lake, Hells Canyon, Halfway, Baker City, John Day, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Ontario, Burns, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Lakeview, Steens Mountain, Alvord Desert.
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