Heppner is just three and a half hours from Portland and Bend; one and a half hours from Walla Walla or the Tri-Cities; and a bit farther from Boise. It’s a quiet place whose rolling hills and Blue Mountain Scenic Byway make for fantastic fall cycling (though you may need to brake for antelope, pheasants or a contented cow or two). It’s home to Morrow County OHV Park, which offers 6,200 acres of riding trails—an all-terrain and off-highway vehicle paradise until winter, when snowmobilers and cross-country skiers take over the park. In Heppner, there’s plenty to do in the way of culture: take the Morrow County Courthouse Tour; view the largest mural painted by a single artist west of the Mississippi on the FARM Museum; or visit the Flood Memorial, also the site of the annual Dinner at the Cemetery, where the stories of early inhabitants, from Irish to Chinese, can be heard.
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Where is Heppner, Oregon
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Back through pioneer history, up through the incredible scenery. An alternative to I-84 for east-west travelers between Arlington and Baker City. Charming towns dot the route, and outdoor recreational opportunities abound along the eastern leg.