Sumpter Valley Railroad Interpretive Trail

Bates, Oregon 97817

Sumpter Valley Railroad Interpretive Trail

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This noteworthy interpretive trail marks the highest point of the Sumpter Valley Railway: 5,277 feet. It overlooks switchbacks into the John Day Valley. Learn about the historic railway and why the route was abandoned."

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Trail Information

Bates
Nearby City
0.25
Distance
Shuttle
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
While the trail can be used year-round, the lot adjacent to the highway isn’t plowed; expect snow Nov through Apr.
Season
Malheur National Forest
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Dec 2018