Hells Canyon Adventures

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Jet boat tours or fishing charters along the Snake River starting at the South entrance of Hells Canyon where the elevation is over a mile and half deep. Get ready for a thrilling white water experience navigating through the attention-grabbing … Continue reading

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Explore the Lore – Seven Heritage Museums & Historic Sites

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Ever wonder what life was like for Lewis & Clark and the Corps of Discovery? Or the Oregon Trail pioneers who walked thousands of miles in search of a better life? Or the Native Americans who have called Oregon home … Continue reading

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Diamond Loop Tour Route

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Winding through a variety of high desert habitats, the Diamond Loop Tour Route offers wildlife watching, the historic Round Barn and the fascinating formations of the Diamond Craters. Your route will commence with the Diamond Loop Tour, travel through the … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Pendleton

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Famous for its annual Pendleton Round Up rodeo (Let ‘er Buck!), which takes place September each year, this Eastern Oregon “western” city has great things to see and do year-round. From the Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon to the Confederated Tribes of … Continue reading

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Mitchell – Gateway to the Painted Hills

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The small historical Wheeler County city of Mitchell, located just of Highway 26, has a feel of old pioneer days and offers unique amenities to visitors of the area. The local region is rich in ancient history and features breathtaking … Continue reading

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Wolf Creek Resevoir

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Have a great time fishing, camping, water skiing and boating in the picturesque setting at the base of the magnificent Elkhorn Ridge of the Blue Mountains. Exit #282 from I-84 near North Powder. Follow signs west to reservoir.

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Whitney

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Early 1900s railroad shipping center for the local mining camps. Located just south of SH 7, 11 miles southwest of Sumpter. A late 1890s/early 1900s logging camp, freighting and commercial center whose remains include a small handful of old buildings. … Continue reading

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Willow Creek Dam The Willow Creek Roller

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The nation’s first compacted concrete dam. The reservoir offers fine fishing and water sports, plus excellent camping opportunities.

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Virtue Flat Off Highway Vehicle Area

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Located just outside of Baker City along the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway, across Hwy 86 from the Oregon Trail National Historic Interpretive Center, is the Virtue Flat Off-Highway Vehicle Area offering 60 miles of riding through the southern reach of the Blue … Continue reading

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Vale Murals

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Vale’s Outdoor Art Gallery has 25 murals depicting Vale’s history on the Oregon Trail on the walls of various buildings throughout the town and on four metal murals placed outside the city limits welcoming visitors. Founded in November of 1992 … Continue reading

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The Historic Union Pacific Train Depot

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In the fall of 1882, four people filed claims on four sections of land, four corners of which touched two blocks west of the depot. The purpose of this action was to bargain with the railroad for this location of … Continue reading

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Succor Creek Canyon

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Two-mile stretch of spectacular canyon scenery and interesting earth formations. An abundance of prehistoric fossils has been found here.

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Sumpter Municipal Museum

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Open Holiday weekends and includes donated artifacts grouped into displays of gold dredges, hydraulic mining, the Sumpter RR and exhibits of the Sumpter fire in 1917

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Sparta

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The Eagle Creek area of old mining camps is where one will find Sparta. But Sparta wasn’t always Sparta. First it was Koster, then Eagle City, then Gem and finally Sparta. William H. Packwood, a civic leader in Gem, proposed … Continue reading

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Richmond

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An 1890s agricultural ghost in the northeastern grasslands, 11 miles east of SH 207 and north of Mitchell. About five miles south of Service. During the years when the town was active there was a school, M-E Church, community center, … Continue reading

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