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Wallowa Lake Tramway

Wallowa Lake Tramway

Experience the 'Alps of Oregon' first-hand in the steepest vertical gondola ride in North America. Open May - September. Wallowa Lake Tramway also operates during the winter months under special occasions!

In just under 15 minutes you are taken on a 3700-foot ascent to the summit of Mt. Howard where you'll be treated to awe-inspiring views of the Wallowa Valley including the communities of Joseph, Enterprise, Lostine and Wallowa.

Editor's Note: Take your mountain bike up the gondola for breathtaking views and one heck of a downhill ride down pine-covered hills, glacial moraines, and along gravel and paved roads (as weather permits). Also, Grab some grub and a pint of Terminal Gravity at the Summit Grill, “the Northwest’s highest restaurant.” The alpine patio offers beautiful views overlooking Wallowa Lake and the peaks of the Wallowa Mountains.

Contact Info

59919 Wallowa Lake Highway
Joseph, OR