Sumpter Oregon Businesses, Local Attractions, and Events

Sumpter... Strike it Rich!

The old Gold Mining and Logging Town that has:



*Adventures outdoors all year

*Great Lodging
*Great Food & Spirits
*International Artists


*Endless riding trails

*Historical Train Rides
*Gold Panning

*Beautiful State Park (95 acres)

*Interpretive Center

*Historical Dredge with tours

*Historical Museums

*3 yearly Flea Markets

*Events throughout the year

The small town that's an unforgettable getaway and a place  where people return to their entire lives.

We have a new place to eat!

Golden Nugget Coffee & Cafe

Breakfast, coffee, desserts, hand scooped ice cream, lunch and much more. 

Open 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. everyday


Business Directory


Lynn Bean Art Gallery
   293 Mill Street

Black Market Antiques
   232-2 Mill Street

Sumpter Antiques & More
   130 Mill Street



Eastern Oregon ATV Adventures
   197 Mill Street



Clarke Construction

Darold Smiths Construction



Coughie Pot
   363 S Mill Street

Sumpter's Golden Nugget
   160 Mill Street Ste 102


Darold Smiths Exterminating



Stage Stop
   120 Sumpter Hyway


The Goldpost
   150 N Mill Street



Sumpter Museum & Public Library
  245 Mill Street

Sumpter Valley Railroad
   1- 211 Austin Street Sumpter
   2-12259 Huckleberry Loop
       Baker City

Oregon State Park
   211 Austin Street

Historical Dredge
   575 SW Dredge Loop


Laramie Shanks


Depot Inn Motel
    197 Mill Street

Sumpter Stockade Motel
    129 Austin Street

Sumpter Bed & Breakfast
   344 NE Columbia Street


(Memorial weekend to Labor Day)

    Sumpter Stockade Motel


Rustic Realty
   110 S Mill Street

Sunfire Realty

    270 Mill Street



Elkhorn Restaurant & Saloon
  Facebook Elkhorn Saloon

Golden Nugget Coffee & Cafe
   160 Mill Street Ste 101

Carole's Mad Dog
Restaurant & Saloon
   175 Mill Street

Austin House Cafe & Country Store
   Austin Junction (Bates Oregon)


The Goldpost
   150 N Mill Street

Soda Mountain Pet Supply
   152 Auburn Street

Sumpter Valley Railroad Gift Shops
   1- 211 Austin Street
   2 -12259 Huckleberry Loop
       Baker City

Historical Dredge Gift Shop
   575 SW Dredge Loop

Austin House Cafe & Country Store
   Junction of hway 26 & 7
   Bates Oregon

Sumpter Traders Outpost
   220 Mill Street

(Closed for the winter)

       RV PARKS

Sumpter Pines
   640 Mill Street

Gold Rush RV Park
   810 NW New Street

Sumpter Traders Outpost
   220 Mill Street

(Closed for the Winter)


Gold Rush RV

   810 NW New Street


Upcoming Events here in Sumpter


Our roads are always kept clear as they are highways. Trail riding is amazing this time of year. You can always check the link below for the most current weather. COME AND PLAY!!

December 8th

Starlight Christmas Parade at dark.

Santa will be here, there will be a Christmas bazaar throughout town, burn barrels, soup kitchen, music, chestnuts, a shuttle, Christmas ornament making, our tree lighting ceremony  that will be honoring Vets, carolers and other surprises. Bring the family!!  We still have lodging available turn this fun into a weekend you will turn into a yearly tradition.

Frank Carlson will be providing  music at Caroles Mad Dog Saloon for adult entertainment  8:00- 11:00 pm.

December 8th and 9th

Train rides these days to purchase your tickets visit

December 22nd

The Elkhorn Saloon is having a Christmas party with a gift  exchange (10.00 max) and live music by "Johnny and the Outlaws" 8:00 pm.

December 31st

New Years Eve Party at the Elkhorn at 8:00pm plus Prime Rib & Lobster

or Stuffed Halibut & Lobster from 5:00-8:00 (call and reserve yours as there is a limited amount).

8:00 pm music provided by  "I4NI"

MORE TO COME as we know :)


Historical Attractions

Historical Dredge & Gift Shop

The Dredge gift shop is closed until Memorial day. We will update the exact dates when we know.

Wonder history inside the store with actual pictures of the town in the late 1800's. Learn about the history as you travel through time and find the perfect item to take home.

Sumpter Museum

This is the Sumpter Museum. Wonderful history and is always being renovated with wonderful things to see and also purchase. The back half is actually a public Library with computers and printers to use. Most of the time we are blessed to have volunteers work so make sure you call the number in the directory before going....or just look for the sandwich board that says OPEN outside. What a wonder!!

Sumpter Valley Railroad

Click here

 The Sumpter Valley Railroad is one of the Valleys most treasured attractions. Ride on a train through the valley. Travel through amazing scenery and depending on when you chose to ride will dictate which one of the 3 different engines will be used.  There are also surprises on occasion. Special group train rides are also available. If you get into Sumpter and decide to stay longer there is even a Courtesy Shuttle that operates on donations to take you back to your vehicle.  Visit

State Park & Dredge

The park is closed until May 1st to tours and cars. You can still walk onto the property at your own risk during the off times.

Enjoy 95 acres with 3 separate trails, creeks, and nature for your enjoyment. There are tours available, gold panning lessons 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-3:00  p.m. on the weekends.  

Purchase 3 gold flakes & 2 garnets for 2.00.

Park hours  May 1st- October 31st 7:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.


Rustic Realty

Rustic Realty is now in a new location on the southern end of Sumpter. Real Estate and property management.

Sunfire Real Estate

Sunfire Real Estate is our newest Real Estate business in Sumpter but not new to Baker County.  

The Gold post

Under new management and really working for their customers. Come and take a look. You will be happy you did. Current hours are Monday through Saturday 9:00-5:00ish and     

 Sunday 10:00-5:00ish. 


Movies, clothing, hunting accessories, fishing items, and even a place to sit and drink some coffee.

We carry jewelry from a local artist, health and beauty products, smell good things, hand crafted items, signs, fun stuff.

Visit our hardware section. Its like a man cave that allows women. Household, automotive and a ton more.

There is a great variety of food, beverages, breads, snacks and more. Yum!

There is a very large selection of spirits in various sizes. No need to purchase anywhere else in Oregon the prices are the same. Gift boxes are in for the holidays as well.

Traders Outpost

An all in one place to be. Wonderful items for sale in their store. Tee Pees to stay in that are furnished. RV and tent spots. Vendors on the property that are selling items. A stage for events. Come and visit or call the number in the directory. 

The Elkhorn Restaurant & Saloon

The Elkhorn Saloon is also a restaurant that has over 40 different burgers and a daily special. Closed Mondays. For more information please call 541-894-2244

Gold Rush RV Park

We have you covered

Fall special  stay 3 nights only pay for 2! Monthly sites when available.

More like camping then an RV park.

18 power sites (25.00 per night),             1 dry site, water available.

Tent sites

5 dedicated and sand tent sites       (13.00 per night)

Pull Throughs

  Monthly sites

Sites with full hook ups (check for availability). 32.64 per night. Weather permitting on sites. Please call for sites that are usable.

Laundry facilities

Washers and dryers for guests and the public. 2.00 per wash and dry per load.

Restrooms with Showers

2 clean restrooms with showers that are available for park guests and also the public. Showers are 5.00 payable at the office.

Depot Inn & Eastern Oregon ATV Adventures

If you are looking for a huge parking lot for your toys and a good nights sleep...look no further. Also check out the Eastern Oregon ATV Adventure building right on the property.

ATV Adventures are the best thing ever! please check the directory for the number and information.

Lynn Bean Art Gallery & Studio

Brilliant local Artist who has galleries all over the Western States yet still has a store here in Sumpter. Stop by you will not be disappointed.

Sumpter Stockade Motel

Old Fashoined large themed suites ranging from 20.00 to 100.00. For more information visit the directory.

Real Estate

Rustic Realty

Rustic Realty serves for all types of real estate. For more information please go to the directory


The Coughie Pot

The Coughie Pot Dispensary is open  

Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

(See directory for more information)

The Sumpter Nugget

The Sumpter Nugget is open 

Sunday through Thursday 9:00a.m.-7:00p.m.

Friday & Saturday 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

(See directory for more information)

Austin House

Just West of Sumpter is this amazing restaurant, full bar, wonderful deserts including hand scooped ice cream and wonderful crafts, gifts ....well everything is great. Call first they are in the directory.

Sumpter Weather

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Sumpter, Oregon, United States