Category Archives: Skeleton Creek

We Ain’t Scared of No…GHOSTS!

It is a simple fact that old buildings are cool…really, really cool!  If walls could talk, one can only imagine the stories that would be told when you walk into a structure that has been standing for over fifty years, … Continue reading

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Campfire Alert!

 With Sumpter’s fire alert currently set at “Extreme” (Meaning; don’t even THINK the word fire or it might start….) we are opting to have a “campfireless” Campfire Program this Saturday. What does this mean?  Well, it means that we wont … 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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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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Out With a BOO!

A ghostly “Boo!” that is. With the end of the season coinciding with Halloween and all things spooky, it only seemed appropriate to host an “Is Skeleton Creek Real” Halloween Extravaganza.  Park Staff and visitors gathered around the camp fire … Continue reading

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Dredges and Rangers and Ghosts, Oh MY!

On a warm summer night in August, park rangers and visitors came together around the campfire for an evening of S’mores and stories.  The stories of course being about the best thing talked about around campfires on warm summer nights:  … Continue reading

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Was Skeleton Creek Real?

Our evening campfire program this past weekend was a great success! Lots of families on vacation, Skeleton Creek enthusiasts and some of our rascally locals came out. We enjoyed stories around the campfire, learned about the historical events that influenced … Continue reading

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