Biggs is located on Hwy 97 and Interstate 84. A fantastic location to get fuel, fast food and stop on your journey up the Gorge or into our region.
Find the Mid-Columbia Producers’ Cooperative grain storage/shipping facilities at Biggs, including rail and barge.
Travel the Journey Through Time Scenic Byway on Hwy 97.
See the Oregon Trail monument west of Biggs on Highway 30 (sign & monument).
Explore Dolph’s Rock Shop & Museum on Rufus-Biggs Highway 30; call in advance: (541) 739-2816.
Giles French Park is below the John Day Dam, which is operated by the Corps of Engineers (boat ramp, fishing, camping, restrooms).
Rufus Community Center offers a site for events and conferences.
The City of Rufus is an amazing resource https://rufuscityhall.com/
Explore the Columbia Southern Railroad Depot, on the National Historic Register, and the retired railroad caboose in downtown Wasco; recall the days of freight and passenger rail service from Biggs Junction south to Shaniko.
Enjoy the Wasco Railroad & City History Center, located in the Columbia Southern Railroad Depot, is open June through September every Friday & Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
View massive Wind farms that are sprouting up east and northeast of Wasco. The Wasco City Park offers a shady oasis for picnics.
Journey Through Time Scenic Byway on Highway 97. Wasco is the gateway to the Oregon Trail crossing of the John Day River. Follow signs east from Wasco. Wasco offers a downtown self-guided walking tour which offers a bit of history in a peaceful, small-town atmosphere. Maps and history sheet may be picked up at Wasco City Hall.
Welcome to beautiful Moro, OR. Where you will find, Sherman County’s 1899 Courthouse, originally with a handsome cupola, overlooks the town of Moro.
Visit the Moro City Park which provides public restrooms, picnic tables, playground and a unique Wall of History.
Be sure and stop by the national-award-winning Sherman County Historical Museum in Moro offers visitors first-rate unique interpretive exhibits, hands-on activities, tours and educational programs.
The Sherman Experiment Station at Moro provides facilities for Oregon State University research of dry land wheat, barley, and alternative crops. The Station is located on 234 acres that serve field research needs of scientists from the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis and the Pendleton area Columbia Basin Station. Current research includes that for grain varieties, soil fertility for cereal crops, canola, mustard, other alternative crops, weed management, disease and nematode management, direct seeding practices, and the use of soil conservation practices.