• bible sitting next to a teapot

    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington


Map showing Whitman Mission located West of Walla Walla off of Highway 12.
Map showing southeast corner of Washington state. Whitman Mission (marked in green) is located west of Walla Walla and just north of the border with Oregon.

Airports are located in Walla Walla (11 miles east of park), Pasco (45 miles west), and Pendleton, Oregon (45 miles south).

Driving directions from Walla:

  • Turn west onto Highway 12
  • Follow signs
  • Road ends in circular parking area in front of the Visitor Center

Did You Know?

picture of Great Basin Wild Rye Grass

Great Basin Wild Rye Grass is part of the natural landscape at Whitman Mission. The name Waiilatpu, meaning place of rye grass, was used by the people to name the mission site.