The Famous Circular Area with its Unique Phenomena
Open to the public since 1930

The Oregon Vortex is a glimpse of a strange world where the improbable is the commonplace and everyday physical facts are reversed. It is an area of naturally occurring visual and perceptual phenomena, which can be captured on film. No matter your education or profession you will find a challenge to all your accepted theories. Use the menu to the left to discover more.


News and Events

We are delighted to announce that drop in tours that do not require a reservation are finally available again. Tours start on the hours from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM every day 7 days a week. Tickets will be sold at the admissions window on a first come first serve basis. Thank you everyone for you patience as we continue to work on our staffing shortages.

You may reserve your party's admission up to 3 days in advance via Eventbrite. To do so please visit the Eventbright page.

Private tours are still available. To reserve your private group tour please call us at +1 (541) 855-1543 or e-mail us at

Thank you to everyone who has supported us through these chaotic times. Sharing the wonder of this natural phenomena with all of you is what makes this job worthwhile.

We hope to see you soon

Good Health and Safe Travels


Contact Us

The Oregon Vortex
4303 Sardine Creek Left Fork Road
Gold Hill, Oregon 97525-9732
+1 (541) 855-1543
We hope to see you soon!