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Gardner House Bed & Breakfast
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Directions from Hwy. 22 ~ Take the Stayton/Sublimity exit from Hwy. 22 which is 13 miles east of the I-5/Hwy. 22 interchange.  Head south towards Stayton.  You will be on Cascade Hwy. which turns into 1st Ave.  Turn left at the 3rd traffic light at Washington St.  Go 2 blocks to 3rd Ave. and turn right.  The first cross street will be Virginia St. and you will see the Gardner House Bed & Breakfast and Cafe on the right hand side.  Parking is on the street.  It only takes about 5 minutes once you exit Hwy. 22.

What to do while you enjoy your stay at the Historic Gardner House?  Go on a walking tour of other beautiful historic buildings.  The Stayton House, built in 1905, is adorned with beautiful stained glass windows.  "The Castle", a private home, pictured below, was built in the 1930's on the mill race.  

The Castle was built over the site of the family flour mill which was destroyed by fire.  All of these homes were built for the Gardner family.  

Located in historic downtown Stayton, close to restaurants, the Library, and the Star Cinema, showing first run movies.  A short walk to Pioneer Park with the Jordan Covered Bridge and playground, the Stayton Family Memorial Swimming Pool with it's rope swing and water slide!  

Go on a guided hike in the canyon with local expert guide Dan Brummer, with over 30 years experience and always ready to go on a short notice. Call him at (503)769-5550.  Ask Dan about a visit to Jaw Bone Flats, an old abandoned mine where you can still see the old steam winch off the battleship Oregon.  Explore Boca Cave or Henline Falls, Opal Creek, discover old growth forest in the Breitenbush National Scenic Trail, or hop on to the Pacific Coast Trail system.  At Heart Cove on the coast from July 15th to January 1st, go on a 6 mile hike through an old growth Sitka Spruce forest and enter into a butterfly sanctuary.

Dan will provide all the needed safety equipment and is available on short notice.  Give him a call to discover the bounty of the Santiam Canyon! His email is brummer@wvi.com

If you like the water give Bill Sanderson a call a local  river guide for more information call 503 897-3301 or billsan@wvi.com check out his website at http://www.wvi.com/~billsan

No matter what you choose to do while visiting the area, you will be exposed to some of Oregon's most beautiful natural wonders.

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