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Located near Baker City, Oregon is the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. The site is actually the merging of the two formerly independent national forests, Wallowa and Whitman. It was named in honor of the Wallowa band of the indigenous Nez Perce, who was the original inhabitants of the area, and for Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, who were two Presbyterian missionaries who settled on the site in 1836.

The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest consists of 2,392,508 acres of total land area. It is divided into numerous sections, with 600,000-acre wilderness. It is home to 1500 species of flora and 388 fauna species.

Visitors can hike, camp, fish, and hunt inside the Wallowa=Whitman National Forest. There?s also a ski area in the forest land, where snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross-country and alpine skiing can be done.
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