Near Imnaha in Wallowa County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Horse Creek Overlook
Elevation 5920 Feet
In its rush to join the Imnaha River, HORSE CREEK drops nearly 5000 feet in the 22 mile-long canyon below.
Tributary streams of the (illegible) Snake River have caused this high tableland to be cut by deep canyons.
Erected by Wallowa - Whitman National Forest.
Location. 45° 28.64′ N, 116° 44.934′ W. Marker is near Imnaha, Oregon, in Wallowa County. Marker is on Hat Point Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Hat Point Road begins in Imnaha; marker is located at the Horse Creek Overlook interpretive site in Hells Canyon National Recreation Area approximately 11 miles from Imnaha. Marker is in this post office area: Imnaha OR 97842, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Monumental Landscape (here, next to this marker); The Nez Perce War of 1877 (approx. 7 miles away); The Imnaha Canyon ... shelter and sanctuary (approx. 9.3 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.