And We’re Back!

Yesterday the Sumpter Valley Dredge opened it’s gates, doors and gift shop for the 2012 season!

This year the crew is back!  Gene Barry, Patsy Yarbro, and Lila Young will be taking care of the visitor’s center,  Seasonal Assistant, Rella Browne, is back and looking forward to getting into the swing of things, our camp host this Summer is Marvin Fackler, and hopefully we’ll soon be announcing who our summer seasonal interpretive intern will be.

Park Hours For May

Park is open

7:00am to 7:00pm

All Week

The Dredge is Open

7:00am to 4:30pm

All Week

The Interpretive Store is Open

Temporary Hours:

Wednesday= 10:00am to 2:00pm

Thursday=10:00am to 2:00pm

Friday=10:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday=10:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday=10:00am to 4:00pm


(Temporary hours are subject to change with short notice)

Dredge Tours

Guided Tours:

Saturday and Sunday

10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, and 2:00pm

Self-Guided Tours

Monday through Friday

7:00am to 4:30

Gold Panning Lessons begin the weekend of the 19th and will be from 10:00am to 2:00pm on weekends.

Our photo uploader isn’t working today, but check out our photos from opening on Facebook.

Looking forward to seeing you in the park!

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