Gold Hill, Oregon: The Oregon Vortex

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Address:
4303 Sardine Creek Left Fork Rd, Gold Hill, OR
Directions:
I-5 exit 40. Turn north onto OR-99. Drive to the T intersection and turn left to follow OR-99. Drive two miles, through Gold Hill. Just after you cross Sardine Creek, turn right at the Oregon Vortex sign onto Sardine Creek Rd. Drive four miles, bear left at the fork, then drive another half-mile to the Vortex, on the right.
Hours:
Currently by appt only, daily 9-5, March thru Oct. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
541-855-1543
Admission:
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The Oregon Vortex
The laws of physics routinely go haywire in America's first, and most mysterious, Mystery Spot. Open to the public since 1930. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/09/2020]

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Oregon Vortex

Ooh, spooky. Felt dizzy and wobbly on the magnetic intersect lines, as they said you would. All the other experiments they did were pretty cool, and left you scratching your head with a "huh, how 'bout that."

Gypsy-like owners add to the mystery.

[Micko, 08/09/2015]
Oregon Vortex

We did feel "sea sick" in the vortex area! I was convinced that there is a scientifically weird thing going on here. It's not just full of optical illusions. Great tour guides. Very worth the stop!

[Tricia B, 06/29/2014]

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Oregon Vortex

I struggled to believe this isn't an optical illusion, but my wife, 12 year old and I enjoyed this off-the-freeway curiosity.

[Scott Webb, 08/22/2012]
Oregon Vortex

I have been there four times and I'm still not sure just what's going on there. Whatever it is, go see it.

[Mike Anthony, 01/25/2010]

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