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
pictured below, was built in the 1930's on the mill
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,
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
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
If you like the water give Bill
Sanderson a call a local river guide for more information call
503 897-3301 or firstname.lastname@example.org check out his website at
No matter what you choose to do
while visiting the area, you will be exposed to some of Oregon's most
beautiful natural wonders.