Gold Hill, Oregon: Oregon Vortex Team Field Report

4303 Sardine Creek Rd, Gold Hill, OR
I-5 exit 40, right at end of ramp then left on Hwy 99. Go through town, then right onto Sardine Creek Rd. 3 miles, left at the fork, then another mile to the Vortex.
Open daily March-Oct. 9-4 (Call to verify)
Adults $12.50
RA Rates:
The Best
Save to My Sights

Oregon Vortex.

Oregon Vortex
America's premier "mystery spot" has been open to the public since 1930. What causes its mysterious goings-on? There are theories aplenty. Report...

Visitor Tips and News About Oregon Vortex

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Vortex shack.

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]

Oregon Vortex.

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]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Grants Pass CavemanGrants Pass Caveman, Grants Pass, OR - 12 mi.
Big Logger TwinsBig Logger Twins, Central Point, OR - 12 mi.
Great Northfield Minnesota Raid Movie LocationGreat Northfield Minnesota Raid Movie Location, Jacksonville, OR - 14 mi.
In the region:
Great Cats World Park, Cave Junction, OR - 38 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

February 22, 2020

My Sights

My Sights

Save Cool Vacation Destinations!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Oregon Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Ruby Falls, Chattanooga, Tennessee (Feb 17-23, 2020)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Gold Hill, Oregon

Nightly rates found:

Book Now