Our Local Area

If you're interested in an Eastern Oregon adventure here are some of the best in the valley. There are links to maps and more information for each location.

Mt. Emily
Mt. Emily

View from Ladd Marsh nature preserve. Great place for bird-watching and to see rare Sandhill Cranes.

Red Bridge State Park
Red Bridge State Park

A beautiful place for a picnic or hiking, especially in the autumn.

Anthony Lakes
Anthony Lakes

Fantastic ski resort for all levels, only a 1 hour drive from the cottage.

Elk Tours
Elk Tours

Horse drawn elk tours December 15th through March 3rd.

Arch Bridge
Arch Bridge

National Historic site located off I-84

La Grande Country Club
La Grande Country Club

Great golf course and it's only a 3 minute drive from the cottage.

Growiser Grande Ronde Overlook
Growiser Grande Ronde Overlook

Valley overlook about 20 minute drive from the cottage. Lovely in spring for hiking and is a wildflower preserve.

View from Mt. Emily
View from Mt. Emily

Multiple hiking trails available. A great place to see wildlife and incredible views of the valley.

Buffalo Peak Golf Course
Buffalo Peak Golf Course

18 hole course located in historic Union, Oregon. Only about a 15 minute drive.