LWS- Lewiston 2h 7 min
BOI- Boise 4h 21 min
PDT- Pendleton 2h 31 min
PDX- Portland 5h 47 min
MSO- Missoula 6h 38 min
ALW- Walla Walla 2h 39 min
PUW- Pullman 2h 56 min
PSC- Pasco 3h 20 min
GEG- Spokane 4h 7 min
YKM- Yakima 4h 34 min
SEA- Seattle 7h 15 min
In Oregon, it is illegal to pump your own gas unless designated self pump times are posted.
If you need to fill up after hours use a credit card at the Enterprise Chevron.
LOW ON FUEL
If traveleling via Hwy 82- the last available gas station is in Elgin, Oregon. For those traveling via WA- 129/ OR HWY 3, once you leave Asotin, Washington there are no gas stations for 80 miles.
Be prepared to break for deer, elk and open range livestock.
No matter which route you take to get here, there will be large stretches of road where you will not have any cell reception.
Wallowa Lake has a sizable herd of mule deer that are very comfortable with humans. The Fish and Game department asks that you please do not feed them. Although they may appear tame, they are still wild and can strike or maim you or your pets. Every year local veterinarians treat life threatening injuries to dogs that have been attacked by the deer.
Weather in the mountains is unpredictable and can change in a matter of minutes. There are times when it has snowed on July 4th, so no matter when you visit- pack a few extra items so you won't be caught unprepared.
Individuals who are prone to car sickness may want to take preventive medications as there are sections of windy roads on both highways coming into the county.