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Cove is located in Union County, 17 miles east of La Grande along Highway 237. It lies at the foot of Mt. Fanny on the eastern edge of the lush Grande Ronde Valley. This picturesque community is situated in a natural pocket where Mill Creek flows from the Wallowa Mountains.

Recreation highlights include Cove Hot Springs pool, which operates during the summer, and Moss Springs USFS Campground and trailhead into the Eagle Creek Wilderness. One of the most popular photo opportunities in Union County is Cove's beautiful Ascension Chapel. Built in 1869, the little church features a stained glass window that was brought "around the Horn." Other attractions in the area include: Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Catherine Creek State Park, Hilgard Junction State Park, Red Bridge State Park, Umatilla National Forest, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and Cove Hot Springs Pool.

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Emmett's Annual Harvest Festival & Street Fair Emmett ID October5-6 Among the many charms of a rural lifestyle is Harvest Time. This important season marks the rewards of a year of hard work preparing, planting, tending, and more tending. The reward of months of toil. Harvest is celebrated when the region's crops come in.
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