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Richardson's Rock Ranch

#3 of 10 things to do in Madras Features Animals
6683 NE Haycreek Rd, Madras, OR 97741-9149
+1 541-475-2680
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Just for Fun

Lots of rock piles to look thru or you can dig your own. A little museum as well. Fun diversion and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Claudia C
Hillsboro, Oregon
via mobile
Extremely Rude!!!!

Drove 2 hours to get to Richardson's after being told they were open. It was a bright and sunny... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christopher S
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6683 NE Haycreek Rd, Madras, OR 97741-9149
+1 541-475-2680
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of rock piles to look thru or you can dig your own. A little museum as well. Fun diversion and beautiful area.

Thank Claudia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove 2 hours to get to Richardson's after being told they were open. It was a bright and sunny day. When we got there the lady at the counter stated that it rained yesterday and she did not want my jeep to mess up their...More

1  Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to spend some time finding thunder eggs. Staff were very friendly and helpful, Not sure why other reviews said staff were grumpy. No problems here except it was almost too easy to dig up the eggs. A nice drive thru the ranch...More

Thank woodog11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to the rock ranch this past weekend with my 9yo daughter who is quite the rock hound. We got there early so it wasn't too hot, nor too busy. If you like rocks, you will love this place. They have peacocks roaming near...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stopped by the Richardson Rock Ranch on our way out to Brasada. We got there just as they were started to shut down road access. Even though the Ranch Shop stays open until 5pm, it is important to remember that they don't let people...More

1  Thank Reeah D
Reviewed 3 November 2016

What a place--if you like rocks even a little bit, you have to go there! This is an excellent place to help kids learn about geology and rocks, but as an adult, I learned a lot as well and had lots of fun. You drive...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was our first time to Richardson's. We had our grandson with us so went to the bed we were told was the easiest. We got about 10 tennis ball size rocks and were quite pleased! Our grandson had a good time and it was...More

Thank Carolann C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Awesome place. The rock shop can't be beat. We went out to dig and had a great time finding thunder eggs agates. I recommend it to anyone that like rocks.

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

my husband and I went up to richardsons rock ranch to dig some thundereggs. We tried all the beds that a regular car can get to. Its amazing as you drive into the ranch its all rolling hills after you sign in then start heading...More

Thank traveler97007
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We took a long road day trip to return after taking our boys here 20 years ago. Do you ever hav e a great memory of a place or experience shattered when you go back again, expecting a repeat and it doesn't happen? That was...More

1  Thank Seabreeze48
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the closest campground for camping with a travel trailer
5 May 2016|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but I think Pelton Park, 3300 Pelton Park Road, Madras. 541-475-0516.
Korri M
Is this open in the winter time? We may be visiting the area in December and looking for fun family things to do. This sounds great.
11 October 2015|
Response from rocklvr03 | Reviewed this property |
Please check with Richardson's Ranch,or the web site.
Ann G
Does it have wi-fi?
10 September 2015|
Response from rocklvr03 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. It is rather remote, but the rockshop should have wi-fi.