Monthly Archives: July 2012

2012 Dredge Heritage Day

The Park Staff and the Friends of Sumpter Valley Dredge would like to thank everyone who came out to join us for the 2012 Dredge Heritage Day. Hamburgers were served and many delicious homemade side dishes, salads, and deserts were … Continue reading

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Time Travel

Looking for something do this Saturday night?  Then consider your evening filled and come out to our campfire program! This week we’ll be presenting a new program taking us back in time to meet rear-oiler, Sylvan, and get a glimpse … Continue reading

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On A Not-So-Dark Night….

…Park Rangers and visitors gathered around for the first Camp Fire Program of the season on July 14th.  Despite the thunderstorms, rain showers, and even a tornado warning for the lower Baker County which persisted throughout the day; the skies … Continue reading

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There’s A New Ranger In Town…

You might have been going through the park and seen Ranger Rella at the dredge.  Then you might have seen Ranger Miranda on the trails and continued on your way only to be surprised to see ANOTHER ranger walking through … Continue reading

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Spring and Sunshine Visit the Park

As winter releases its harsh grasp on the land flowers start to bloom and life springs up around the terrain. This might be one reason for calling this season spring. Although in my opinion the more logical explanation would refer … Continue reading

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Good Stories and Good Food

It’s Just a few days away!  What better way to spend your weekend than up in the mountains at the Sumpter Valley Dredge Worker’s Heritage Day on Saturday the 21st! Whether you’re a history buff, you have a personal connection … Continue reading

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Coming Soon!

Campfire programs are back at the Sumpter Valley Dredge State Park! July’s programs are scheduled for the 14th and the 28th at 7:00pm.  We’ll be meeting up at the fire pit located next to the upper parking lot.  Just look … Continue reading

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