Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area

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Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area


Location:Off OR 7, 30 miles west of Baker City.
Facilities:Picnic area, historic site, interpretive exhibits, trails, restrooms.
Activities:Interpretive programs, hiking, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Sumpter Valley's historic dredge is one of the largest and most accessible gold dredges in the U.S. and represents an important link to Oregon's pioneering past and development. Miles of tailings line the banks of the Powder River, a reminder of the prosperous but environmentally damaging years of mining.
Address:c/o Clyde Holliday Management Unit
PO Box 10
Mount Vernon, OR 97865

Phone:800-551-6949
Web: www.oregonstateparks.org/park_239.php
Size: 84 acres.

See other parks in Oregon.