Uncommonly rich in history, this route tells stories of fortunes made and lost, of Chinese laborers, of towns boomed and busted, of timber, agriculture, gold miners and pioneer settlers.
It also tells a special story of the earth's history; of sea beds which have long been dry and of extinct creatures.
The Journey Through Time stretches 286 miles [map
] through north central to eastern Oregon. It winds through five Oregon counties, beginning in the community of Biggs and ending in Baker City.
This route is for modern-day explorers, for those who want answers to questions about prehistory and geology and about the plants and animals that once inhabited this mysterious landscape millions of years ago.
It's about the adventure of time travel and discovery. You'll find communities
eager to welcome you and to share their history with you. Read more