Jim & Sandy Bay





Welcome to the John Day Valley

The John Day Valley is located in Eastern Oregon, approximately 125 miles east of Bend, Oregon and approximately 175 miles west of Boise, Idaho. The two major roads into the area are Hwy 26 (from the east and west) and Hwy 395 (from the north and south).  


The valley experiences four seasons, with lots of outdoor activities available any time of the year. Some of those activities include the following: 


  • Golf 
  • Shopping 
  • Boating 
  • Swimming 
  • Biking 
  • Mountain Biking 
  • Cross Country Skiing 
  • Snowmobiling 
  • Wildlife Viewing 
  • Fishing 
  • Hunting 
  • Antiquing 
  • Horseback Riding 
  • Sightseeing 
  • Rafting 
  • Sledding/Tubing 
  • Hiking 
  • Rock Climbing 
  • Restaurants 
  • Fitness Center/Gym 
  • Museums 
  • Other Activities
    • You will be within easy driving distance of swimming holes, lake, orchards to pick or purchase, mountains, hot springs, museums, fossil beds, cute small towns and surrounded by a beautiful valley. 
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