The ODFW Visitors' Guide
Photos | Wenaha Wildlife Area Management Plan (pdf)
Best time to visit: All year. Opportunities for viewing birds of prey are best in winter and spring. The best time to see wildflowers is during the spring and summer.
What to see and do
At the wildlife area: Camping, fishing, hunting and excellent wildlife viewing are available. Visitors can see wintering elk, deer and bighorn sheep. Also viewable are bald eagles, Lewis woodpeckers, wild turkey, bluebirds and occasional bears, bobcats and cougars. The best bird watching is during the spring and summer.
Nearby: Umatilla National Forest offers camping, fishing, river rafting and a variety of winter activities.
From Enterprise take Hwy. 3 north 35 miles to Flora Junction. Proceed through Flora and follow signs for 13 miles including eight miles of very steep, narrow, gravel road to Troy. Cross the Wenaha River and bear right at the first "Y." Continue up a steep, narrow gravel road to the first left onto Eden Bench Road. The wildlife area starts at the first cattle guard and continues on both sides of the road for nine miles to the Forest Service boundary. Eden Bench Road goes through 1.5 miles of private property marked "no trespassing." Eden Bench Road turns into Forest Service Road 6212, which intersects Forest Service Road 62. Turn right on Forest Service Road 62 to return to Troy. These roads are not recommended for passenger car use.
Contact Address and Phone
Wenaha Wildlife Area
85060 Grande Ronde Road
Enterprise, OR 97828
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