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


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.

Host an event at the  Wasco School Events Center which offers a  public library and covered spaces to explore in what was once the Sherman County schoolhouse.

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.

Visit the Sherman County Fairgrounds near Moro is the site of the annual post-harvest fair, rodeo, and playground.  Sherman County RV Park and Campground at the  Fairgrounds.

Grass Valley

Grass Valley

Located on Highway 97 Grass Valley is a charming community.

Stop at the City park in  Grass Valley, which offers a green oasis in summer, playground, picnic tables, and public restrooms.


Welcome to Kent, located on Highway 97, Kent is the last outpost southbound, 16 miles to  Shaniko. Northbound Kent is 40 miles from  Biggs.