COMING THIS SUMMER TO SUMPTER, OREGON Take a step back in time and loose yourself in the old mining districts and ghost towns that surround the Sumpter Valley in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon. Half-day. Full-day, and Multi-day trips are available.
TRIPS INCLUDE All trips include a 2-seat UTV, gas, helmet and goggles, snacks and water. Drivers must be 21 years old or over with a valid license. Passengers can be as young as 8 years old. All participants must sign a Participant Agreement form. Please call for more information and availability. Reservations required.
WHITNEY This half day excursion will take you from the town of Sumpter up though Sawmill Gulch and down into the historic railroad and lumber town of Whitney. Stop explore old tailings piles and a historic miners lodge and catch breathtaking views of the Elkhorn Mountains.
BOURNE MINING DISTRICT Take a step back into time and head up Cracker Creek into the Bourne Mining District. Stop and explore an old mining settlement and head up to the ridge line of the Elkhorn Mountains for breathtaking views down into the Sumpter Valley and across the John Day Wilderness. 2 SEAT UTV HALF DAY EXCURSION $350 2 SEAT UTV SUNSET EXCURSION $425
FULL-DAY AND MULTI-DAY EXCURSIONS Let us help you plan your stay in one of the local hotels or RV Parks. Full-Day and Multi-Day Excursions allow enough time to get up into the Greenhorn or Granite Mining Districts. Please call for more information and availability. 2 SEAT UTV FULL DAY EXCURSION $575 2 SEAT MULTI DAY EXCURSION $1250
Central Oregon Adventures, DBA Sumpter Backcountry Adventures operates under a special use permit from the Wallowa Whitman National Forest and the Oregon State Marine Board.