Is Wallowa Mountain Loop paved?
The route encompasses the entire Wallowa Mountains – One of Oregon’s Seven Wonders! This is a 218 mile journey of spectacular scenery and the road is paved!
Why do they call it Hells Canyon?
Hells Canyon got its name from the earliest white explorers. Many tried to tame the Snake River with boats and ferry, but hardly any were successful. The name “Hells Canyon” first appears in a book from 1895 and it’s been known at such ever since.
Can you drive along the Snake River?
If you want to stay on land, you can drive about 30 miles in along Snake River Road on the Washington side to Rogersburg, which lies at the mouth of the Grande Ronde River.
How hot does Hells Canyon get?
Air temperatures in the spring and fall range from 65-85 degrees and most nights cool to around 45-50 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s warmer in late June through late August with daytime temperatures between 85-95 degrees, dropping to 65-70 degrees at night.