About the Forest

The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest encompasses 2,392,508 acres, four ranger districts, one national recreation area, and four wilderness areas. The Forest varies in elevation from 9,845 to 875 feet. It lies in three states and 10 counties and is bordered in Oregon by the Umatilla and Malheur National Forests. The Wallowa-Whitman is also home to ten Wild and Scenic Rivers.

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Dates of Interest

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Facts

Please enjoy these videos of some special places on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and in the region. The WW is known internationally for its recreational opportunities, including hunting, fishing, camping and backpacking. From jet-boating in Hells Canyon to dog sled races in the Eagle Cap Mountains, the Wallowa-Whitman truly has something for everyone.

Below is a Time-Lapse Video for the Pacific Northwest Region. The Pacific Northwest region is host to a number of outstanding National Forests. This video features some of these forests. We hope that you will be inspired to visit some of these sites.

Click this link to learn more about the locations shown in this video.

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