to our quick and easy guide to information and services available through the City of Dufur.
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Dufur, just 13 miles south of the Oregon/Washington border and a short 20 minute drive south of I-84 on Highway 197 from The Dalles, Oregon.... Come visit!
Dufur, a farming community steeped in history, nestled in the foothills along the scenic Columbia River Gorge...
The City of Dufur incorporated in 1893, lies between Mount Hood and the Deschutes River. Vistas include rolling hills covered with "Amber Waves of Grain" and breathtaking views of Mount Hood.
Annual events and a few points of interest :
The Threshing Bee - A community wide event held annually the second weekend of August to celebrate the harvest - Demonstrations and exhibits give a glimpse into the lives of early pioneers. August 10th -11th, 2013
Dufur Historical Society / Museum - Housed in an authentic log cabin, the museum is home to a collection of historical memorabilia associated with the Dufur community
Kramer's Market - The local market - beautifully restored to it's era. Kramer's is a full service market including a fresh meats and deli counter.
The Scenic Balch Hotel - Dufur's hotel since the turn of the century. Beautifully restored and operational, the Balch not only serves as a hotel but also as a beautiful wedding venue