Visit the Homeland

Open sunrise to sunset every day of the year, this 320 acre piece of the Nez Perce Wallowa Homeland is a beautiful spot to explore. The site includes lush Wallowa River frontage and bottomland, rim rock bluffs, and grassy uplands - with spectacular views of the mountains and traditional Nez Perce summer camping and grazing areas. Click on the photos below the map to learn more and reserve our facilities.


"This is where we were born and raised. It is our native country. It is impossible for us to leave." – Ollikut, 1876


Find all twelve of the Bronze Interpretive Plaques scattered throughout the Homeland


Directions From Pendleton:
• Take I-84 East to LaGrande
• Take Exit #261 into LaGrande; turn right onto OR-82
• Follow directions for Wallowa Lake
• Drive 45 miles and into the town of Wallowa
• Veer left onto Whiskey Creek road just after passing through downtown Wallowa (instead of following the curve of the highway to the right and out of town)
• Cross the railroad tracks and the Homeland site entrance is to your left

Directions From Lewiston:
• Take WA-129/OR-3 to Enterprise
• Turn right on OR-82
• Follow OR-82 for 18 miles, through Lostine, to Wallowa
• Take a hard right on Whiskey Creek Rd shortly after entering the town of Wallowa (before entering downtown/Main Street)
• Cross the railroad tracks and the Homeland site entrance is on your left