Near Wasco in Sherman County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Deschutes River Crossing
Erected by Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon Travel Information Council.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Trail marker series.
Location. 45° 38.049′ N, 120° 54.715′ W. Marker is near Wasco, Oregon, in Sherman County. Marker is on Biggs-Rufus Highway (Oregon Route 206) ¼ mile east of Moody Road (County Road 143), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located on Sherman County side of the Biggs-Rufus Highway bridge over the Deschutes River. Marker is in this post office area: Wasco OR 97065, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Deschutes River Crossing Oregon Trail Kiosk (approx. ¼ mile away); Ancient Indian Fishing Grounds (approx. 2.6 miles away); Greatest Indian Fishery of the Northwest The Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 2.6 miles away); Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds (approx. 2.6 miles away); First Sight of the Columbia River (approx. 3.9 miles away); Sam Hill Country (approx. 6.3 miles away in Washington); Stonehenge (approx. 6.6 miles away in Washington).
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,215 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.