Wallowa Mountains, COA 163

Wallowa Mountains area
Wallowa Mountains. Photo Credit: WikiMedia Commons

Located in northeastern Oregon adjacent to the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.

COA ID: 163

Local Conservation Actions and Plans

Potential Partners

  • Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • US Forest Service

Special Features


  • Diverse plant communities ranging from low elevation grasslands to alpine meadows
  • Summer range habitat for big game

Previously Associated With

  • 2006 COA ID BM-22 (Wallowa River)
  • 2006 COA ID BM-23 (Eagle Cap - Wallowa Mountains)
  • 2006 COA ID BM-26 (Hells Canyon)

Protected Areas

  • Big Sheep River
  • Cornucopia Mine Mill Upper Tailings Impoundment
  • Eagle Cap Wilderness
  • Eagle Creek
  • Eagle Creek, East Fork
  • East Pine Reservoir Area
  • Enterprise Ball Fields
  • Enterprise City Park
  • Hells Canyon
  • Hurricane Creek Recreation Area
  • Imnaha River
  • Imnaha River Roadside And Riverfront Zone
  • Irrigon Fish Hatchery
  • Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site
  • Joseph City Park
  • Wallowa Lake County Park
  • Wallowa Lake State Park


Strategy Habitats

    Specialized Local Habitats

    • Alpine habitats
    • Canyon shrublands

    Strategy Species