Driving the Byway
- Take Highway 86 west, passing through the towns of Richland and Halfway before entering the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
- Drive north on FS 39 through the forest and the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area.
- Exit the forest and continue west on SR 82, passing through the towns of Joseph, Enterprise, Wallowa, Minam, Elgin, and Imbler.
- The byway ends in the town of La Grande.