Est. 1891; pop. 1,635; elev. 2,670′. The former location of Fort Baker and a trading area since the 1880s, Elgin is a gateway to outstanding outdoor recreation in the Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests. With a full slate of visitor services, the community hosts the Elgin Stampede PRCA Rodeo each July. The restored 1912 Elgin Opera House presents musical theater, movies and concerts. The Grande Ronde River flows through town, providing ample opportunity to raft, fish and enjoy the scenery. Trains on the Wallowa Union Scenic Railway depart from the Elgin depot throughout its season.


180 North Eighth
Elgin, OR 97827


45.56486100, -117.91743400
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