On the banks of the Grande Ronde River, surrounded by tall fir trees, and the rugged mountains of the Blues and Wallowas, sits the town of Elgin.
Just steps away from town, visitors have their choice of premier outdoor adventures, such as hiking or camping in Umatilla National Forest, whitewater rafting, skiing, and hunting and fishing.
You’ll be surprised to discover that culture abounds in our little town. The Elgin Opera House is a beautiful facility built in 1911 that now features movies, concerts, lectures, and theater events, and houses the Elgin Museum.
The Elgin Stamped, in July, with four days of pro rodeo action, solidifies our reputation as part of the living West. Enjoy our Western-style dining and shopping as well.
The Elgin Depot is the departure point of the Eagle Cap Excursion Train, a grand adventure back in time and into the untouched rivers and mountains of the Wild West.
The northernmost city in Union County, Elgin began as a trading hub in 1882. Since its charter, the community has depended primarily on logging, agriculture, and cattle ranching as its economic mainstays.