Visit Sumpter

Experience the High Life: Cannabis, Cuisine, & Adventure

Sumpter Nugget offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience with our combination of a dispensary, cafe and nearby recreational activities.


The dispensary provides an extensive selection of cannabis products, to meet the needs of both seasoned and novice users. The cafe is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a delicious meal or snack, with a variety of options to satisfy any craving. 

But the adventure doesn’t stop there – our location is surrounded by a variety of recreational activities for you to enjoy. Whether you’re looking to hike, bike, fish, or simply enjoy the natural beauty of the area, there’s something for everyone here. Our location offers the perfect combination of cannabis, cuisine, and adventure, making us the ultimate destination for those seeking an unforgettable experience.

How To Get to Us

Travel South on Highway 7 into the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon to find the historic town of Sumpter, Oregon.

Distance is nothing but a number

Baker City
La Grande
101 Miles
124 Miles
John Day
57 Miles

Historic Sumpter Oregon

All within an hour of Sumpter's city limits.


Nestled in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon lies the historic town of Sumpter, a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. If you’re a lover of nature and outdoor activities, Sumpter is the perfect destination for you. With Pendleton, La Grande, John Day, and Enterprise all within an hour’s drive, you’ll have access to a plethora of hiking trails and campgrounds. The Amelia Creek Trailhead, Anthony Lake Campground, and Elkhorn Crest National Recreation Trail are just a few of the many trails available, all easily accessible from Sumpter’s city limits.

Historic Sites

For history buffs, Sumpter offers the Sumpter Valley Railroad and the Sumpter Dredge. The Sumpter Valley Railroad and trains have been restored over many years, offering visitors a 5.2-mile ride between McEwen and Sumpter, with theme rides available throughout the year. The Sumpter Dredge, in operation from 1912 until 1954, is a colossal structure with 72 ten cubic foot buckets that once dredged at 25 buckets per minute. Visitors can explore the dredge and surrounding trails from May 1 to October 31.

Sumpter Valley Railroad

The Sumpter Valley Railroad and trains have been restored over many years, beginning in 1971. Vistors now enjoy the 5.2 mile ride between McEwen and Sumpter, seeing the #3 YUBA dredge and the beautiful nature of the Blue Mountains.

Visitors can also enjoy themes rides throughout the year. Click the button below for more information on pricing and ride schedule.

Sumpter train getting ambushed

The Sumpter Dredge

Sumpter dredge

The Sumpter Dredge was in operation from 1912 until 1954. This colossal structure has 72 ten cubic foot buckets, that once dredged at 25 buckets per minute. The system within the dredge was upgraded in 1945 to increase the efficiency of gold recovery from 70% to 95%.

Visitors can explore the dredge from May 1 to October 31. Doors are open daily from 8am-5pm. Click the button below for more information on the Dredge and surrounding trails.

Snowmobile & OHV Trail During the Winter & Summer Months

In the winter months, the Blue Spring Summit Sno-Park serves as a snowmobile trailhead, while during the late spring, summer, and fall, it transforms into the Blue Mountain OHV trail.

Ghost Towns

If you’re looking for something more adventurous, Sumpter’s ghost towns, including Bourne, Greenhorn, Whitney, and Granite, are all within a short distance. 





7 miles North of Sumpter

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Stay in a haunted Bed and Breakfast!

Hunted Bed and Breakfast

Sumpter Bed & Breakfast

The old Sumpter hospital built in 1900 is now the Sumpter Bed & Breakfast.

In 1917, much of Sumpter was destroyed from a fire that spread through the town. The hospital was one of the few remaining buildings. It has changed hands over the years, but one thing hasn’t changed: the two ghosts wandering the halls of this bed and breakfast. If you want to test your nerves and have a night to remember, book a room!

Where to Stay

If you’re looking for a place to stay, Sumpter has plenty of options, including the pet-friendly Sumpter Stockade Motel, where you can step back in time and enjoy the spacious themed rooms decorated with old-fashioned pictures and decor. 

Alternatively, The Depot Inn in the heart of downtown Sumpter offers 14 non-smoking rooms equipped with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay, including parking for your ATVs and trailers.

The Sumpter Bed & Breakfast, once the old Sumpter hospital built in 1900, is now a haunted B&B where you can spend the night and test your nerves.

Sumpter Stockade Motel

Open all year round and pet friendly!

Step back in time to the late 1800’s, early 1900’s by staying in one of the themed rooms at the Sumpter Stockade Motel. Each room is decorated with old fashioned pictures and decor, and is double the size of an average hotel room, making it spacious and comfortable for families. Click the link below to book your room or learn more. 

The Depot Inn

Located in the heart of downtown Sumpter, Oregon.

The Depot Inn has 14 non-smoking rooms, with two queen size beds in each to accommodate families and groups. Each room is equipped with air conditioning, refrigerators, coffee makers, blow dryers, dish TV, and free Wi-fi. The Depot Inn even has room to park your ATVs and trailers. Click the link below to book your stay.

Sumpter, Oregon, is a fantastic destination for nature lovers, history buffs, and adventure seekers alike. With a range of outdoor activities, accommodations, and historic sites to explore, Sumpter is sure to inspire a great visit.