Historic Steam Train Excursions on the Sumpter Valley Railroad
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, where the Sumpter station is located in the Sumpter Dredge State Park, providing passengers a chance to tour the Dredge and even try their luck panning for Gold before the return trip to McEwen.
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 layover.
The railroad also hosts a number of special events and rides including the Starlight Express, train robberies, the Fall Foliage photographer’s Weekend, and the annual Christmas Trains with Santa, Private charters and special events are also available April through December, depending on equipment and crew availability.
For more information including complete schedule and ticket information visit Sumpter Valley Railroad or call 541-894-2268