DescriptionLa Grande, named in honor of the area's beauty, is on the western edge of the Grande Ronde Valley at the foot of the Blue Mountains. To the east rise the Wallowa Mountains. The area, which produces fruit, livestock and lumber products, also is rich in recreational opportunities, including fishing, hiking, biking, skiing and snowmobiling.
La Grande also is home to Eastern Oregon University. A 93-mile scenic stretch of I-84 passes through Union County, intersecting with SR 82. I-84 serves as an entry point to Hells Canyon All American Road/SR 86).
Visitor InfoUnion County Chamber of Commerce 207 Depot St. LA GRANDE, OR 97850. Phone:(541)963-8588 or (800)848-9969