J.R Beaver takes a tour of Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Area on snowshoes! Although the dredge is closed, the park trails are open.
Sumpter Valley Dredge State Heritage Site (park info, driving directions and map)
Are you interested in the Sumpter-area gold mining history and paranormal activity? The Syfy channel has launched a new series filmed in the Sumpter area. “Ghost Mine” was filmed at the old Crescent Mine and follows a group of miners and paranormal investigators. The show debuted Jan. 16 with plenty of mine shaft footage, an interview with a local historian and Elkhorn Mountains scenery. Read the Eugene Register-Guard news story for more information.