Historic Baker City


Est. 1874; pop. 9450; elev. 3,499′. All visitor services. Known early on as the “Queen City of the Mines,” vibrant Baker City sits along the Powder River between the dramatic Elkhorn Ridge of the Blue Mountains and the Wallowa Mountains. Turn-of-the century Victorian architecture dominates the commercial and residential buildings of the city’s downtown National Historic District. Many buildings have been carefully restored. Take a stroll along the Powder River Greenway bike and pedestrian path. Take a guided walking tour of Historic Baker City, highlighting the gold mining days of the western frontier.


Baker County Chamber Visitor Center
490 Campbell Street
Baker City, OR 97814


44.77839300, -117.83017200
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