The Hells Canyon Scenic Byway encircles the Wallowas. This 213-mile road trip has something to offer nearly every traveler from the outdoor adventurer to the fine art seeker, from the rodeo fan to the hand-crafted beer lover. This summer, come visit the Wallowas and discover why it is one of the 7 Wonders of Oregon.
Hells Canyon Scenic Byway lets you leave the fast pace and fenced-in views of Interstate 84 and follow the contours of the land into slower times and wilder places. Journey from river's edge to mountaintop and down to valley floor. Have lunch overlooking a wild and scenic river; share a canyon road with a cattle drive. Pass through lush valleys, rimmed by the snow-tipped Wallowa Mountains. Savor the scent of pine on the fresh mountain air and enjoy panoramic views of rugged basalt cliffs and grassy open ridges. Stand next to the majestic Snake River as it begins its tumbling course through North America's deepest canyon, or ride the rapids on a raft or jetboat. Use this website to help plan your Hells Canyon byway adventure.