The Payette, Malheur and Owyhee rivers join the Snake River in what is called the Four Rivers area in and around Ontario, Oregon. Water from these rivers nourishes the highly fertile land, producing a variety of crops that help feed and color the world. The winding Snake River forms the border between Oregon and Idaho. Flowing northward toward Hells Canyon, it eventually joins the Columbia. Explore this self-guided tour in pieces or take a full day to seek out its many treasures.
Start at the crossroads of Highway 26 and 201, between Ontario and Vale. This self-guided farm loop is a perfect way to explore the abundant farms, orchards and farms stands in the Four Rivers region. Observe the many methods of irrigation and moderm farming techniques. Meet srtisan producers who provide fresh, delicious food adn learn about today's and yesterday's farming methods. The driving tour straddles the state line, taking in Fruitland and Payette, Idaho, as well as Ontario, Vale and Nyssa, Oregon.
Select each stop below to add it to your travel itinerary:
7. Kenney Pass Kiosk
13. Garden Gallery
19. Payette Farmer's Market
20. Henggeler Packing Company
21. Purdums Produce
23. Country Flower Kettle
25. Hamanishi Farms, Inc.
26. Crawford Farms
Four Rivers Farm & Garden Trail