Tours: Walk Where the Pioneers Walked


Douglas County

China Ditch Driving/Walking Loop. Douglas County.
The driving or walking tour includes a 4000 foot portion of China Ditch. Sites to view include hydraulic mining equipment, and evidence of hydraulic mining. Download information, map, and directions at: http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/roseburg/recreation/chinaditch/tour3.php

Jackson County

Gin Lin Mining Trail. Jackson County.
The walking trail Includes hydraulic mining equipment, water ditch, and prospect hole. Download information, map, and directions at:

Grave Creek to Foster Bar Trail Log. Jackson County. The trail passes China Gulch, a 1880's Chinese mining area. Download information, map, and directions at: http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/rogue/trail-log.php

Sterling Mine Ditch Trail System. Jackson County. The trail is for walking or horseback riding. It includes portion of the ditch, evidence of hydraulic mining, and mining equipment. Download information, map, and directions at: 

Josephine County

Rogue River Float Guide. Josephine County. The river float includes China Gulch, China Gulch Rapids, China Bar, and China Bar Rapids. Download information, map, and directions at: http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/rogue/files/FloatGuide04.pdf

Portland Shanghai Tunnels. Multnomah County. Information on guided tours of the tunnels can be found at: http://shanghaitunnels.info
Umatilla County


Pendleton Underground.Umatilla County. Learn about Pendleton’s underground and its tour at: http://www.nowpublic.com/style/mysterious-underground-pendleton-oregon