Winter Activities

Events During the Winter

The Wallowa Valley hosts two major events in the Winter both occurring in January. 

The first event is the Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race.  The start and finish of this race is at our local ski area (Ferguson Ridge).  The start of the race is a must see and while you are at the start ski our little ski hill.  Other activities around this event include the sled team check in Joseph,  a variety of race cental events and the musher awards banquet and dance.  For more information see

The second event is the Wallowa Valley Winterfest.  This event includes activities such as snow sculptures, tube races, a snow machine poker run and to close out the Winterfest there is a crab feedl.  For more information see


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