Located in North Central Oregon, Ruggs Ranch is a beautiful three hour drive from Portland International Airport (PDX). We can also be reached via Tri-Cities Airport (PSC), a three hour drive, or Roberts Field in Redmond (RDM), a two hour drive. Pendleton 2 hours away, Tri Cities is 2 hours.
Private aircraft may utilize the following airports-
Lexington- (9S9) 4,155ft – 25 minutes from the lodge.
Eastern Oregon Regional Airport (PDT) 6,300 ft – 90 minutes from the lodge.
Columbia Gorge Regional Airport (DLS) 5,100ft – 120 minutes from the lodge.
Portland is the closest major international airport. From Portland, it is a scenic three hour drive east through the magnificent Columbia River Gorge, a designated national scenic area. Along the way you will pass the world famous Multnomah Falls, and cross through the Cascade Mountain range, retracing the steps of the famous Lewis and Clark expedition. Before long you’ll find yourself among the rolling hills and arid rocky canyons of the Columbia Basin Plateau, crossing the Old Oregon Trail as you drive into the heart of Oregon’s wheat and cattle country. Your destinations sits nestled in the lush foothills of the blue mountains, situated on a natural bluff overlooking the verdant valley where McKinney Creek and Rhea Creek Flow together.