Best known for legendary rodeo, fine woolens and leather craftsmanship, Pendleton has a well-deserved reputation as a town where the best of western tradition and heritage lives on. True West magazine named Pendleton the Top 10 Western Town in the country for 2011, and another recent honor is what often catches newcomers by surprise: the Best Town in Oregon to Raise Your Kids (Bloomberg BusinessWeek). Ask the locals about their favorite aspects of Pendleton and in addition to all the opportunities and amenities for youngsters, you’ll hear about world-class restaurants and museums, the wealth of cultural opportunities available, outdoor recreation, creative artisans, great schools, award-winning health care professionals and the western hospitality Pendletonians are famous for.
Use this magazine as the front door to our community to know more about our rich tradition, fine craftsmanship and legendary reputation. And if you have more questions, please call and we’ll be happy to help you find the answers you need. Welcome to Pendleton!