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Baker County Tourism – 4569 | by Base Camp Baker
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Baker County Tourism – 4569

When planning a summer visit to northeast Oregon, be sure to add the Sumpter Valley Railroad to your travel itinerary. History comes to life aboard the vintage trains as you travel through the heart of gold country in the scenic Sumpter Valley. Running between McEwen and the historic mining town of Sumpter, it’s a guarantee that the whole family will enjoy this relaxing trip back in time without having to leave the comfort of the present.


The Sumpter Valley Railroad is open weekends and major holidays, Memorial Day Weekend through the last weekend in September. Round trips take just over two hours, including a layover in either McEwen or Sumpter. There are also many special events throughout the season, ranging from train robberies to photo specials.

For more information including train schedules and upcoming special events visit or for more information about Sumpter, and other historic sites and attractions in Baker County visit the Baker County Tourism website at


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Taken on May 6, 2012