Grande Ronde River


The Grande Ronde River is a tributary of the Snake River, 182 miles long, in northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington in the United States. It drains an area southeast of the Blue Mountains and northwest of the Wallowa Mountains, on the Columbia Plateau.

Native Species

  • Summer-steelhead
  • Spring Chinook Salmon
  • Bull Trout
  • Mountain Whitefish


Public lands of the Grande Ronde are managed in part by the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, and the States of Oregon and Washington. The river canyons in Oregon have been designated as both National Wild and Scenic Rivers and State Scenic Waterways, in recognition of their unique natural character and outstanding resource values.

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